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Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

I've tried using a few products to bring my wiper cowl, running board plastic, and bumper trim around my truck back to life. The best product that I saw a difference was Mother's Back-to-Black. Have any of you out there know of anything better to restore the plastic back to new?
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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

I have had good luck with Adam's VRT, and many others I'm sure can attest to this as well. I use it on every piece of black plastic on the truck and it seems to last quite well.



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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

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I have had good luck with Adam's VRT, and many others I'm sure can attest to this as well. I use it on every piece of black plastic on the truck and it seems to last quite well.
Thanks, I'll give it a shot.
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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

I saw someone post a long time ago mop and glow works well and is durable.
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VRT is all you need to know!!! Amazing stuff!!!

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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

BLACK WOW is better than all!!! Add black wow a couple of times, than you can add the rest of the cheaper products.

BLACK WOW!!! lasts so much longer!!! lasts about 5 truck washes for me... hand wash, not pressure washing and not going through the car wash. I added Mothers back to black on my rear bumper trim and that faded after the first wash.

But, if you want to buy at the auto parts store, than Mothers Back to Black works the best.

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BLACK WOW is better than all!!! Add black wow a couple of times, than you can add the rest of the cheaper products.

BLACK WOW!!! lasts so much longer!!! lasts about 5 truck washes for me... hand wash, not pressure washing and not going through the car wash. I added Mothers back to black on my rear bumper trim and that faded after the first wash.

But, if you want to buy at the auto parts store, than Mothers Back to Black works the best.
products like Black Wow or Back to Black may give you instant "new look" but don't offer any long range protection from the sun's UV Rays ( the reason they fade )

If you dont want to buy any Adam's VRT find something that does have UV Protectant ( VRT has a SPF of like 40 or 50 ) That will help you out in the long run

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products like Black Wow or Back to Black may give you instant "new look" but don't offer any long range protection from the sun's UV Rays ( the reason they fade )

If you dont want to buy any Adam's VRT find something that does have UV Protectant ( VRT has a SPF of like 40 or 50 ) That will help you out in the long run

ive already tried both products... ADAMS does have good products...

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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

I have some VRT (its what I use) and have tried the Black WOW. The Black wow lasts much longer, but the VRT gets the job done too. I've found the VRT has a real hard time lasting more than a day on my bedrail caps, but lasts a few days longer on my wiper cowl. I like the VRT on the tires the most. Actually, I just discovered last week, that i think I like the Adam's In and Out spray a lot more on the Bed-rails, and it works wonders in the engine bay LOL

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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

I have a problem with the black trim at the bottom of my windows. I have cleaned it and it still has a film and dots on it. Have any of you guys found a way to restore this part?
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I have a problem with the black trim at the bottom of my windows. I have cleaned it and it still has a film and dots on it. Have any of you guys found a way to restore this part?
Use a little cleaner mixed 50/50 on a rag and wipe.....then carefully apply a dressing and wipe dry

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Re: Faded plastic trim and I NEED a solution!

I'm not saying to not use the Black Wow or Mothers.. go ahead and use them if you like it. But I recommend using something with UV Protection afterwards.

That is the only you'll save the plastic in the long run
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I have a problem with the black trim at the bottom of my windows. I have cleaned it and it still has a film and dots on it. Have any of you guys found a way to restore this part?

A few of us here have just pulled those off, sanded them, cleaned them and painted them with a pianted them. They look brand new again

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A few of us here have just pulled those off, sanded them, cleaned them and painted them with a pianted them. They look brand new again
How exactly do you pull them off? I been trying.
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