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    Stuff you rub on faded plastic car parts to make them look like new? *****ES!

    You guys use any product on faded plastic car/truck body parts and it makes them look like new?

    I dont want to order it from TV.

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    Armor-All, but it kinda sucks.
    AND - I'm starting to get convinced that is the root cause of the plastic fading in the first place.

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    In another millenium, I turned a red VW Fox into a pink VW Fox, using such technology as you allude to. My tires, however, were brought to a fine Somalian retread finish by another terrific human-made compound.

    You will never make that stuff look new again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    You will never make that stuff look new again.
    But the man on TV says I can!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    But the man on TV says I can!!!
    I am a Champion Rubber; a pro's prophylactic, and I have done wrist-curls in the week leading up to MANY reclamation projects...you should know you're being lied to...


    Salespeople! They can rub you the right way.

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    Cant remember the brand, but used the stuff on my headlights to make them clear again. Worked great, cant believe I drove with such low visibility. Got it at NAPA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    Armor-All, but it kinda sucks.
    AND - I'm starting to get convinced that is the root cause of the plastic fading in the first place.
    It is... Armor All dries out stuff never use it on anything but tires imho.

    Try Griots ff they have tons of products for detailing

    Sent from my XT907 using Tapatalk 4 Beta

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    Quote Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive View Post
    In another millenium, I turned a red VW Fox into a pink VW Fox, using such technology as you allude to. My tires, however, were brought to a fine Somalian retread finish by another terrific human-made compound.

    You will never make that stuff look new again.
    LOL @ the VW Fox reference...the precursor the Jetta, owned and driven by high-speed douchebags everywhere.

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    "back to black." worked ok on my jeep fender flares.

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    works on Nazi Teapots as well...

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    You guys use any product on faded plastic car/truck body parts and it makes them look like new?

    I dont want to order it from TV.
    Back in the day they had this crap and it didn't work, it does now, but headlight lenses can be tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Apache 51 View Post
    Back in the day they had this crap and it didn't work, it does now, but headlight lenses can be tedious.
    Did it have a name?

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    Linseed oil

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    if you lease, you don't have to worry about faded plastics.


    just sayin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20andout View Post
    Linseed oil
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    And toothpaste to scrub the headlight lenses clear and WD40 for the black parts

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunnails View Post
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    And toothpaste to scrub the headlight lenses clear and WD40 for the black parts
    ...and Astroglide for the azz....

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2milehighJet View Post
    Cant remember the brand, but used the stuff on my headlights to make them clear again. Worked great, cant believe I drove with such low visibility. Got it at NAPA.
    Yeah, where they sing to you!

    (I blame the EPA)

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    Brake fluid and steel wool does wonders!




























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