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Old 05-08-2015, 02:17 PM   #1
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Highstyle or Finish on exterior trims?

Help me decide which for all my exterior plastic trim parts – which will give me the best durability and best look on white paint?

Only want to buy one if they both essentially do the same thing from what I have read.


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Old 05-08-2015, 02:29 PM   #2
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I'm a fan of both but I use highstyle for outside and only use finish diluted 50/50 with water for interior and engine bay. So my answer is highstyle bud
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Old 05-08-2015, 02:46 PM   #3
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If it as to be one of these I would go with the High Style.
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Old 05-08-2015, 05:25 PM   #4
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Just get trim wizard mate - works well on tyres too. I have highstyle but only use it on tyres

Highstyle streaks like hell in the rain - I have a white car lol, you find out pretty soon that its ****e on plastics.

Only use on plastics which have no paint below the plastics. For example, it works very well on mini's and Land Rovers which have huge chunks of black plastic below the paint.
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Old 05-08-2015, 06:29 PM   #5
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durability of finish on exterior plastics is non existant great on interior tho
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Old 11-08-2015, 11:20 PM   #6
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Highstyle or Smart Shine for me
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Old 11-08-2015, 11:37 PM   #7
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Just get trim wizard mate - works well on tyres too. I have highstyle but only use it on tyres

Highstyle streaks like hell in the rain - I have a white car lol, you find out pretty soon that its ****e on plastics.

Only use on plastics which have no paint below the plastics. For example, it works very well on mini's and Land Rovers which have huge chunks of black plastic below the paint.
Completely agree with the above! Finish leaves a nice clean natural finish on interior plastics, but exterior...forget it! First drop of rain and it will completely wash off. I also purchased 5ltrs of Highstyle about 3 years ago, and again I wasn't that impressed. Lots of streaks, and no longevity on tyres either, especially if it rained...24hrs and it was virtually gone. However, they may have changed the formulation in the meantime for a more longer lasting result.
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Lasts pretty well on tyres for me! And lasts on plastics but it just streaks
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For exterior plastics use either trim wizard or trim ultra via a foam applicator or with a cloth. When using highstyle on tyres, brush it on first then wipe of the excess with a foam applicator, you get less sling and it last a lot longer on the tyre, also personally it leaves a better finish.
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Old 01-09-2015, 07:07 PM   #10
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As above, neither is great for exterior plastic trims.

I'd go to the supermarket and buy a bottle of groundnut oil
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