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Black Rubber Weatherstrip Around The Doors

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Orange weatherstrips on a black car look ugly, what to do? I would use tire shine if it was paint friendly. How about plastix?

 

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There is a silicone based grease available that revives weather strips, and will make them look new again... from 3M I think. Even O-ring grease does a great job, same idea.

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I wash with the car, and wax, mine look factory fresh.

 

however if you need to restore the black then I highly recommend "back to black" by mothers

 

Yours look fresh couse it didnt stay under the sun, so no need for restoration. I bought at 100k miles. Will grap back to black ASAP.

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Mostly because I did this from day one, but on my old Jeep which had spend 8 years in the sun before I got it and was lower grade plastic, black to black really bought it back to factory fresh.

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I used some back to black in the pictures i just posted. It worked great on the harder compound stuff around the front and back windows, was spotty on the softer compound around the doors. It looked like it would not absorb in some areas .

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I used some back to black in the pictures i just posted. It worked great on the harder compound stuff around the front and back windows, was spotty on the softer compound around the doors. It looked like it would not absorb in some areas .

 

Any close-ups?

 

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I tried it. Was good when first applied. After the first wash there appeared spots. Either I couldnt do it properly or it doesnt work.

 

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Back to Black and similar (I prefer the Meguiars equivalent personally) need to be applied semi-regularly. I don't know if it just needs a few coats at first, or if it is an ongoing chore.

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When I use back to black, I put some on the rag and spread an even thick layer without rubbing it in at all and it last about 2-3 weeks or washes.

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I stand by my commentary that the Meguiars equivalent is even better than Back to Black (I even took comparative pics to prove it), but both do the job and are recommended.

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no, I've heard somewhere that vasoline is a good replacement for Armor all and other protectants....anyone ever tried it? supposeably you can apply a thin coat to bring back luster and shine.....

 

man no matter how i write that it just comes out bad.....LOL

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no, I've heard somewhere that vasoline is a good replacement for Armor all and other protectants....anyone ever tried it? supposeably you can apply a thin coat to bring back luster and shine.....

 

man no matter how i write that it just comes out bad.....LOL

 

Dude vaseline is not a protectant :)

 

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Vaseline

 

Vas·e·line [vássə ln]

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a trademark for medical petroleum jelly and various skin-care products

 

 

 

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