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Old 08-08-2018, 04:23 AM
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Window trim restore HELP!

I was wondering if anyone could help me with restoring my window trims? I have tried the heat gun method and using trim restorer, nothing seems to work. The trim itself still has a shiny finish but has grey spots on it, how can I fix this to a shiny black trim again

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Old 08-08-2018, 09:17 AM
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I would degrease, scotch bright/sand, and paint it. Either use a trim paint that is flexible or use plasti-dip. Plasti-dip even has a clear if you want it shiny.

I did a section on one of my cars 3 years ago with plasti-dip and it still looks great after multiple car washes.
 
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:05 PM
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yah id probably use plastishit too in this case..
 
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Old 01-09-2019, 10:32 AM
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Not shiney but works great

Hey little late for op but the trims on my driver's door (gd3)
started to split and crack. I cleaned with degreaser and taped up on the car. Used truck bed spray liner in the can worked great 5 years and looks new. I have used this on many extior trim parts that have lost the original finish on many projects over the years. Easy and last the test of time. Use light coats at a 1 foot distance from what your coating , i use 3 to 4 light coats.

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Old 01-09-2019, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Perrenoud Fit View Post
Hey little late for op but the trims on my driver's door (gd3)
started to split and crack. I cleaned with degreaser and taped up on the car. Used truck bed spray liner in the can worked great 5 years and looks new. I have used this on many extior trim parts that have lost the original finish on many projects over the years. Easy and last the test of time. Use light coats at a 1 foot distance from what your coating , i use 3 to 4 light coats.

Hope this helps
I will have to give that a try thank you!
I will restore these trims in the summer but doesn't the truck liner spray paint have a texture finish to it?
Any photos? Im curious and wanna see your method thx
 
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