Restoring exterior trim (black)

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by RzaRector, Apr 1, 2005.

  1. RzaRector

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    The area isn't so pronounced when you are looking at the whole car, but i just wanted pictures so you guys could see what is going on.

    I tried some "Back to Black" stuff, and it didnt do anything. Any idea on how to restore the black trim around my windows back to OEM status? :hs:


    (*note*)
    I bought the car with 100k miles on it... I did not neglect this car as to have it get to this point. Every part of the car is flawless, except for the floormats and the exterior trim
     
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  2. Sonar_un

    Sonar_un Prowler Orange

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    Tape it off, lightly sand it, paint w/ flat black.
     
  3. RzaRector

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    hey, thats a good idea :mamoru:

    (im an idiot :rofl: )
     
  4. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    You could also remove the trim and have it anodized black.
     
  5. ae86drift

    ae86drift (00) × NU.RIOT

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    oooh anodize.. yummmy.
     
  6. RzaRector

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    do you have any more info on this anodizing? i search google and got a bunch of 404 not found :hs:
     
  7. Ballast

    Ballast Cold Heartless Bastard

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    Anodizing is something you don't do at home in your basement. If I don't have this all messed up, it's like a form of electro-plating.

    You put the part in a vat of acid with a dye in it, and rund electricity through it.
     
  8. RzaRector

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    well i can do that right in my basement!! :nikko:
     
  9. FindersKeepers

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    Mothers or Meguires has a product called "Back to Black"

    I've used it on 16 year old rubber and it has amazingly helped... It has started to restore the shine in my rear window seal.. Everytime i was the truck i put some one it.

    It's not a permanant fix but it works.
     
  10. RzaRector

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    http://forums.offtopic.com/showpost.php?p=33829958&postcount=1
     
  11. Paintballny

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    Remove it and get it powdercoated or just paint it black yourself. In the end it depends on how much money you want to spend.
     
  12. GSRstilez

    GSRstilez New Member

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    That's a G3 Integra window trim.

    It is permanently intact with the window glass. You should tape off the paint/glass and lightly sand it, then get the trim restoration kit from www.topoftheline.com


    Good Luck.
     
  13. Jay487

    Jay487 What's Life If You Ain't Enjoyin' It?

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    how much is that stuff?
     
  14. SwedishDude

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    its like 5 bucks
     

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