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Old 12-22-2018, 10:03 AM
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Turtle wax Trim Restorer

I tried this product a number of years ago and am impressed with it's results. After treatment on black plastics items look "wetter", shinier, and brand new. Does anyone know what the ingredients are and if this is detrimental to the plastic or rubber part. Know not to put it on seats or tires. Great product for the price!
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Old 12-22-2018, 11:36 AM
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My favorite. Sillicone but usually much cheaper by the ounce than all the others.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

I've wondered the same thing.. Black plastic restorer products have gotten exponentially better over a short period of time. Maybe 2-3 years. I've been using Meguiars Ultimate Black.

I'm thinking somebody figured it out, the secret got out, and many others copied it. My 2 doubloons.

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I tried this product a number of years ago and am impressed with it's results. After treatment on black plastics items look "wetter", shinier, and brand new. Does anyone know what the ingredients are and if this is detrimental to the plastic or rubber part. Know not to put it on seats or tires. Great product for the price!
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Old 12-23-2018, 02:43 PM
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

Mothers Back to Black works well too.
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Old 12-24-2018, 11:31 PM
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

If you put in on your tires you may not like what happens. Or on the seat when you are sliding all over the place.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

I have used products such as Back to Black but they always fade again. The best product I have ever used is Wipe New...wear gloves though...lol

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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

I've seen this at the CVS pharmacy (and on TV) and wondered about it...

It lasts a pretty good while? Any stink to it? I'll assume it will ruin paint...

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I've seen this at the CVS pharmacy (and on TV) and wondered about it...

It lasts a pretty good while? Any stink to it? I'll assume it will ruin paint...

Not sure about the paint...I have been pretty careful with it. Yes it stinks! And it lasts a long time. It has been great for my old motorcycles...makes the dash, signals, controls and black trim look like new.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

When I was in the Military they used a Silicone based lubricant on the Armament. We used it on our Motorcycles too. Great Stuff! Just read the fine print on the can and if it says "contains petroleum distillates" DO NOT use it on plastics/rubber/etc.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

Or on the seat when you are sliding all over the place.
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Back in 76 a friend and me toured the 9 Western States in about 2 weeks. We spoiled ourselves with motel rooms hot shower and close food. We would detail our bikes every morning. Friend using Armor-all. I tried the stuff and it looked great. Friend had a mighty laugh when I was cleaning my seat. Slick city.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

I use WD-40 on the black trim. Seems to work quite well.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

WD 40 now makes a sillycone spray.Extra $$$$ for packaging/marketing?Pretty weak as far as silicone content but great for hard to reach places such as wiring harnesses.

Silicone in spray form? Well there is always the old stanby? Pledge or the much cheaper furniture polish from Dollorama?
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

I have been using this on my bike and car for the last year, it is the first one i tried that actually works and doesent leave things looking like the plastic is wet from silicone, it just looks like factory fresh black plastic.

After a few coats it really sticks there and keeps it's look even after washing.

https://www.holtsauto.com/simoniz/pr...estorer-500ml/
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I have been using this on my bike and car for the last year, it is the first one i tried that actually works and doesent leave things looking like the plastic is wet from silicone, it just looks like factory fresh black plastic.

After a few coats it really sticks there and keeps it's look even after washing.

https://www.holtsauto.com/simoniz/pr...estorer-500ml/

The original Simoniz Ultra protectant was also very good.Ran empty a couple years ago and the newer Simoniz I bought was kind of wimpy if compared to the old goopy stuff.

I bet that is what they did....old formula is now the premium Jet Black and priced at a premium of course.The regular UltraProctectant is now a watered down version.

I don't put many coats on anything.That means spending some of them products into my shop rags....!

I paint them on and wait a few days.Then wipe the excess if any.
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Re: Turtle wax Trim Restorer

Looked on the simoniz website but could not find this there, only a product called back to black. But that was a clear liquid, the one i have is black from the pigment's in it wich helps even out any plastic that has aged and got that blurry greyish color and tunr it all an nice even satin black.

Best use this bottle wisely if it is so that they stopped this product in favor for a clear silicone liquid that makes stuff look wet but do not even out the grey.
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