What to use on black plastic?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by WickedLou9, Jul 11, 2003.

  1. WickedLou9

    WickedLou9 Deep cover terrorist gerbil

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    The mirrors on my mustang are un painted. They are the typical black plastic. Also near the windshield there is some black plastic as well. Is there anything better to use than Armorall?
     
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    IBmeguiarsbacktoblack :greddy:

    Yeah, just use Armor-All, works fine for me.
     
  3. Buck-O

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    Ive used Armor-All, Meguires Plastic and Vinyl Care (not back2black, i cant find that locally), and suprisingly, what ive found works good for smooth black plastic mirrors, like those on Civics, Corollas, etc. is SEPC. Put some on, and buff it out to a nice shine, that removes all ofthe oxydized looking plastic, and gives some decent protection, and it seems to stay that way for a long time. And of course follow it up with a coat of wax...cant hurt.

    But ifyouve got those textures mirrors, just use a plastic vinyl cleaner/protectant. Its not that critical.
     
  4. WickedLou9

    WickedLou9 Deep cover terrorist gerbil

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    SEPC? whats that?
     
  5. Buck-O

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    S100 Shine Enhancing Cleanser

    You can get it at your local Harley Davidson shop.

    I edited my message above with a little bit at the end.
     
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    WickedLou9 Deep cover terrorist gerbil

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    Yeah they arent smooth :(
     
  7. Buck-O

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    Then just use armorall and a nice thick nap terry clotch towel, rub it in good, and buff it out well, and it will look like new.
     
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    WickedLou9 Deep cover terrorist gerbil

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    yeah thats what I usually do. I was just wondering if there was something else that would have better durability.
     
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    Clearkote's Vanilla Moose is incredible for cleaning black plastic. It even works on that crappy rubberized molding around the base of the windows on Ford Expidition that always fades.
     
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    I have had good luck with Megs Gold Glass Trim Detailer. Works great at cleaning and keeping black plastic looking like new.
     

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