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Old 18-10-2020, 08:42 PM   #1
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Ever wondered how to make your faded trims look like new again?

Ever wondered how to make your faded trims look like new again? Restoring them doesn't get any easier than with our dressing Black To The Future. We show you the necessary steps to take, what it can be used on and the difference it'll make!




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Old 18-10-2020, 08:49 PM   #2
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Ever wondered how to make your faded trims look like new again?

Was looking at this the other day - how long do you think it’ll last on plastic trim ?

Unfortunately local stores are out of stock

Can it be used on new car trim ?
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Old 18-10-2020, 09:15 PM   #3
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Looks good, nice and easy to apply
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Answer to the question.... no. I have several products making faded trim look like new again.
My question. Any products that lasts way longer than today's products?
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How long does it last?
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Takes guts to do it on an R53 Mini. I’m not sure whether it is the manufacturing process or the plastics but they don’t stay black for long. A wipe down with IPA first usually helps and two coats of product. Haven’t found a product yet to date that I am happy with.

In terms of feedback, your applicator is far too big, the chap in the video catches the paint several times with it, and especially round the wing mirrors as that plastic trim goes round and inside the glass, so it smears all over there if you aren’t careful.

Interestingly, you didn’t do the hex grill under the windscreen, I wonder why?

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How long does it last?
Black to the Future will normally last a month on plastic trim.

But all plastic trim is different and as such they have different absorption rates.

Personally on my own cars, VW T25 camper on plastic trim under the bumper lasted well over a month on the first application.

On my wife's Mini Cooper, it lasted a week on the first application, which I was not too pleased with. The second application I left on the surface for 20 minutes before buffing residue and that doubled the durability. After the 3rd coat, I was seeing a month of durability.

Mini Plastic is not the easiest plastic to work with as it seems to absorb the product slower than others, but it does work and it works well.
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