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Old 09-06-2017, 08:21 AM   #1
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Chrome Trim Care?

Just after a bit of advice my wife has just bought a 63 plate car with chrome trim around the windows and along the body. Can anyone advise what is the best way to keep these looking good and maybe what products to use on them.

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Old 09-06-2017, 08:39 AM   #2
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I can tell you NOT to use any sort of TFR on them.
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Old 09-06-2017, 08:58 AM   #3
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A spot of non-abrasive paint cleaner on a short pile MF cloth is good to clean them up. I use Glare Micro and Glare Professional polish to seal them up, seems to keep them shiny for longer.
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AM Glaze does a good job on my chrome trim.
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Old 09-06-2017, 03:31 PM   #5
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Old 09-06-2017, 06:17 PM   #6
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Probably not really chrome so a paint cleaner should work fine.


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I can tell you NOT to use any sort of TFR on them.
Why is this out of curiosity
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Why is this out of curiosity
I had this very problem with my last two Seat Exeos, the previous owners had obviously brought the cars to a car wash (I know, the horror), and the harsh chemicals stained the chrome trims with milky marks that will never come out. I got mine replaced under warranty, and never had an issue after that. Have a look at Audi a4s if you're out and about. The chrome trim on those appears to be very susceptible to staining from the TFR.

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@Cookies that exactly what I'm referring to. Could not describe it, a milky stain is on them yes. From your explanation I guess I am stuck with them this way. Nothing will shift the stain other than replacing them?


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Auto Finesse Tripple should keep them looking good.
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