bringing back the "shine" to a plastic gas cap

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  1. tommyortom

    tommyortom New Member

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    this is a black plastic gas cap for my kawasaki jet ski....it is really really faded.......how should i go about bringing back the original shine that it once had? the only products i have that might do the job are opt polish, nxt paste wax, and ssr2.5.

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  2. spitfyre

    spitfyre OT Supporter

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    Have you considered just repainting it? I bought a set of wheels two years ago for cheap but the paint was fuxored. So i bought some wheel paint and clear coat let it dry and wet sanded and polished wheels looked amazing.
     
  3. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    It looks like the texture is rubbed right off of it.... is it?

    I think your best bet if you do want to just restore that piece is to pick up some black trim spray paint and paint 'er up.
     
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    tommyortom New Member

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    just cleaned it up with some optimum polish on a terry cloth towel. it looks alot better!

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  5. spitfyre

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    Looks 100% better, nice.
     
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    it was race fuel that made the cap so crappy looking. anything to protect it besides armol all or dressing stuff?
     
  8. CBlakeNS

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    I always rinse my skis off after im done filling them up with gas...
     
  9. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Damn big improvement. More proof that OP kicks ass!
     
  10. spitfyre

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    Have a new bottle sitting in my garage :wiggle:
     
  11. Buck-O

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    Im a big fan of Poor Boys Trim Restore for stuff like that.

    My dads rubber bumper trim on his S-10 was shalky grey like that. I put some trim restore on it about 6 months ago, and have only applied it once more since then. THe trims still black, and looks almost like new. I swear by the stuff now
     
  12. n2_space

    n2_space Space > *.*

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    I just got some, I can't wait to try it out :x:
     
  13. SoySauciAl

    SoySauciAl Guest

    o wow.. how long did that take you? note to self: get some optimum polish asap.
     

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