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Old 24-07-2020, 02:15 PM   #31
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Can I tag another question into this thread.
While most of the answers here relate to freshening up the appearance with tyre and rubber dressing etc, do any of you have a recommendation for a sealer/protector for a painted plastic engine cover?

I’ve just fitted a new engine cover and would like to seal the silver painted parts of the plastic cover.
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Old 06-09-2020, 12:17 PM   #32
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Meguiars hyper dressing and PEARL for me. 303 and AG was decent but did not last long I thought.


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For VFM its worth having a go with Tango from Autosmart - 5 litres is cheap and can be used on a regular basis so works out good value over time I think...……….
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Swissvax Protecton works well, C4 is the best but also the least cost effective as its only a small bottle. 303 is good too.
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Old 22-04-2021, 07:54 PM   #35
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I'm also a supporter of 303. I've used the "just spray it everywhere and leave it to dry" approach a few times and it leaves a great, long term, protective shine- but just a word of warning....

I sprayed 303 all over the underbonnet of my "new" 3 month old MX5 which appeared to have a very clean engine bay.
However there must have been a spray of unseen salt particles (from road gritting) under the bonnet.
My alloy cam cover and the black-painted steel battery clamp started too corrode and pitted badly under the 303.
It was a real pain sanding down the cam cover corrosion and the pitted battery clamp still looks a mess and spoils the underbonnet look.

Just make sure that everything is cleaned before you use the "spray it all over and leave it" approach with 303 cos otherwise, itll seal in whatever it covers...
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