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I have this problem! Keep us updated about it, it'll be interesting to see what happens after warm days (this is England ) and rain
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I assume the whiteness is more than just after rain residue?
 
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I assume the whiteness is more than just after rain residue?
It's a very slight reaction, basically a staining, of the plastic trim by wax products.
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No problem fella

(If you check out the small blurb on the back of waxes, they do state to avoid getting the product onto plastic trims. I try to use masking tape to cover them up, allowing you to wax/polish riight up to the trim, but obviously if you are just doing a quick job, that isn't always practical.)
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Will this stuff alsoturn faded plastics back to black


Dont fancy using peanut butter , it makes me
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Will this stuff alsoturn faded plastics back to black


Dont fancy using peanut butter , it makes me
I guess it would be worth a try, but I wouldn't have thought so as all it does is remove the staining. I feel that, for my 156 doors at least, I'll have to purchase new stick on sections to replace the current faded ones. I've tried many products, from Meguiars Paint renovater (it worked a wee bit), to boot polish - nothing came up with any great result.
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I guess it would be worth a try, but I wouldn't have thought so as all it does is remove the staining. I feel that, for my 156 doors at least, I'll have to purchase new stick on sections to replace the current faded ones. I've tried many products, from Meguiars Paint renovater (it worked a wee bit), to boot polish - nothing came up with any great result.


I've heard their a right dratsab to get off and get back on right ,

Hence my thinking on the oil route .
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I've heard their a right dratsab to get off and get back on right ,

Hence my thinking on the oil route .
I've heard that too.
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OMG those white marks are bad!! Some of the worst I have seen and yours is a brand new car so can't be UV damage. You must be applying polishes/waxes to the plastic trim??

You have to keep these away mate otherwise you are going to have an ongoing problem. I know I sound like a stuck record but have you tried Aerospace 303? You will see it on CYC and often mentioned on DW.

It really IS the Rolls Royce of products...look it up.
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OMG those white marks are bad!! Some of the worst I have seen and yours is a brand new car so can't be UV damage. You must be applying polishes/waxes to the plastic trim??

You have to keep these away mate otherwise you are going to have an ongoing problem. I know I sound like a stuck record but have you tried Aerospace 303? You will see it on CYC and often mentioned on DW.

It really IS the Rolls Royce of products...look it up.
Or just use a low tack masking tape on the black plastic trim!
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my brother used to use baby oil on his old megane. got the plastic looking black again a real treat.
i use a bit of AG tyre dressing on a rag to re blacken the plastic bits on my doors. keeps them good for a month or so.
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In response to everyone i have to say i try my best to be careful and do not just slap wax all over he gaff like a loon but i think it mightve been from one of the spray waxes i use? I cant say for sure but this is the likeleyest candidate. The good thing about the last wax i used, Clear Kote Canrnauba Moose Wax can be used on plastics etc without issue. Springbok, i certainly have heard of 303 Aerospace gear but need more pointers as they have diferent prods.
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This place is litterally 5 mins from my work so if you could point me in the right direction. Does the 303 protect after rectification or does it rectify and keep sweet? The Oil is 1.99 if anyones interested and for the record my wife did give her thoughts in the matter saying surely you can use any oil? And no she wasnt about to start squirting baby oil all over the parish!
Im under the impression this removes the whiteness so will have to wait and see. Alll i know is i use CG New Look Gel and after heavy rain im always left with the white. For the record i dont suffer this problem on the other plastics around my car in this extremity and theres quite alot of plastic.



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And no she wasnt about to start squirting baby oil all over the parish!
For some reason, this mad me laugh like a fecking mad man
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For some reason, this mad me laugh like a fecking mad man
That what i wanted.........a laugh, not baby oil all over the car
For my next test i'll be rubbing a kebab skewer on the seats to remove lint! ha ha
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Springbok, i certainly have heard of 303 Aerospace gear but need more pointers as they have diferent prods.
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It's the "Aerospace Protectant" listed under UV protection Springbok is endorsing.
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Boiled linseed oil has much the same effect. It gets rid of the polish residue and sorts out faded plastics too.

This is what it did to my house drainpipe. It looks much the same after 3 weeks of sun and rain.

 
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Great turnaround on the drainpipe! Ive never been so enthusiatic about stuff in the kitchen! Say Nowt!
Thanks for the feedback guys regarding the 303 aswell. So soes it spruce aswell as protect?
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303 is a nice product. The oil just puts the oils back in plastic after the sun has dried it out. But i would think when it baking hot it might cause i few stains.
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Presumably this is peanut oil...and probably the reason that the Yanks use Peanut butter to do the same thing
Suposedlythe oil

anyway if it does not work you can use it to do some stir-frys

As for masking the black plastic..that is well and good, but if you get your new car with something hiding the 'wax' that is already been put on the plastic by the dealer, then masking will not solve the problem.


Looking around the internet the following seem to be 'solutions'


  1. Using a soft, clean, dry cloth, rub isopropyl alcohol over the trim until there are no white residue marks remaining.
  2. Rub peanut butter across the trim to remove residual wax reside. The oils in peanuts dissolve car wax. Wipe away any excess peanut butter with a clean, dry cloth.
  3. Wipe vinegar over the white stains until all the white waxy residue is gone.
  4. Dampen a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser and wipe it across the trim. Use caution with the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, if too much pressure is applied and it comes in contact with the car's paint, it can damage the paint.
  5. Apply white toothpaste to an old toothbrush and scrub the trim in a circular motion. Rinse the toothpaste away before it dries.
  6. Scrub the trim with dish soap (Dawn is preferred) and an old toothbrush. Rinse the area well with clean water.




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Great tips mate, thanks and i'll keep them noted for future!
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Another tip is to treat the plastic trim with a detailing product BEFORE you wax. Thus any wax will be repelled by the treatment.

Megs NXT Tech Protect is also very good.

Sorry, but I don't hold with all these peanut butter, old oil, toothepaste, washing up liquid, vaseline, baby oil, WD40 ideas.
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