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Tidying window and roof trims

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Hey Guys,

 

Just wondering if anyone has any tips on tidying up roof trims and window trims. 

 

I have attempted prepping and then spraying them in satin black VHT. However I am not real happy with out come. 

 

I wondered if there is anyway of tidying trims up without actually painting them. Just need to bring the colour back into them.

 

Cheers

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I've heard amazing things about carpro perl. A tiny bottle of what I'm guessing is advanced trim restorer, a little goes along way. And of course seen the results. 

 

I've also seen videos of detailers using a heat gun. Supposedly this method can make your plastic brittle over time but it brings all the oils/pigments to the outer layer. 

 

If you paint it don't use vht quick kote or motor tech. That **** sucks *** and will just crack after a day in the sun even with its corresponding clear coat over it. Duplicolor has been the best off the shelf paint I've used and lyndar 2k clear from supercheap is the best though Trademe has 2k clear for a better price... 

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So far I've used VHT but am looking at stripping this back of and going again with something else. Have a couple of spare trims to test what works best.

 

Prior to lockdown I bought some mother's trim restorer and have tried it on one trim to see how it looks, but I would appear that this will wear off after time. Not sure how long it will last.

 

So hard to get paint to look like factory. Not too glossy and not too matte.

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