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The rubber and plastic trim on these cars takes a beating. Whether it's from the sun, road salt, or even the wax you use, the trim needs almost as much care as the paint.

I recently tried a new product (to me) and thought I'd pass along the results.

It's Trinova Plastic and Trim Restorer.

It's like a clear syrup you apply with a sponge applicator, rubbing it into the rubber or texture of the plastic, and wiping off any excess with a microfiber. It's supposed to clean and restore (return it to its darker self). I've just applied it this past week, so I'll be curious to see how long it lasts. My initial reaction is that I'm highly pleased with the results, especially considering the ease of use. I had some serious wax marks on my rockers, a lot of track abuse on my mudflaps and the usual grime on the rear lower plastic. It all came out looking great.

Apparently you can get it from Wal-Mart, but I got my bottle from Amazon.













 

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Looks awesome. Like the rest of your ride. Keep up the good work and thanks!
 

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Looks great, I have Dlux on mine, but some day will need something. Who doesn't like a little trim :)

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Looks great, I have Dlux on mine, but some day will need something. Who doesn't like a little trim :)

A Guy

Hey now!
 

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Let us know how durable it is. This product and other like Meguiars Ultimate Black have reviews saying it ran when it rained. Wolfgang Exterior Trim Sealant is a product that gets great reviews for longevity, and a little is said to go a long way. At some point when I feel the need to do my trim, I think I'll be trying that. A Guy
 
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I like that large Challenger emblem.
Where did you buy it?
Do they make it in silver?
 

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At some point when I feel the need to do my trim, I think I'll be trying that.
Giggety...

Did you not have the spoiler/trim coated when you had the ceramic installed? I just had mine done, and the finish is like a nice muted matte on all of the exterior trim, though I wonder about the longevity vs the coating on the paint.
 

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Yes, I have Dlux, minimum 2 years expected, like the coating, on my car, always under an overhead, and low miles, may be years before i have to worry about the trim. CQuartz Finest also 2 years minimum. The Dlux gave the trim what I call a luxurious look. And the matte spoiler looks great coated with CQuartz



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Yes, I have Dlux, minimum 2 years expected, like the coating, on my car, always under an overhead, and low miles, may be years before i have to worry about the trim. CQuartz Finest also 2 years minimum. The Dlux gave the trim what I call a luxurious look. And the matte spoiler looks great coated with CQuartz



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The rubber and plastic trim on these cars takes a beating. Whether it's from the sun, road salt, or even the wax you use, the trim needs almost as much care as the paint.



I recently tried a new product (to me) and thought I'd pass along the results.



It's Trinova Plastic and Trim Restorer.



It's like a clear syrup you apply with a sponge applicator, rubbing it into the rubber or texture of the plastic, and wiping off any excess with a microfiber. It's supposed to clean and restore (return it to its darker self). I've just applied it this past week, so I'll be curious to see how long it lasts. My initial reaction is that I'm highly pleased with the results, especially considering the ease of use. I had some serious wax marks on my rockers, a lot of track abuse on my mudflaps and the usual grime on the rear lower plastic. It all came out looking great.



Apparently you can get it from Wal-Mart, but I got my bottle from Amazon.





























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I use Mothers Back to Black heavy duty trim cleaner and follow up with Back to Black trim & plastic restorer on my Shaker. Does anyone know how this Trinova stuff compares with the Mothers products?
 

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Nice, I'm not much of a detailer but your results look great and it sounds easy to use (so pretty much right down my ally lol).
 
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Now I have to delete the post I just made asking this exact question. Great info! Thanks for sharing!

Also, does this serve as a protectant agaist fading from sun damage? I’d like to avoid the “Jeep wrangler bumper” grey.
 

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Now I have to delete the post I just made asking this exact question. Great info! Thanks for sharing!

Also, does this serve as a protectant agaist fading from sun damage? I’d like to avoid the “Jeep wrangler bumper” grey.
HA, I just did my Jeep Wrangler front bumper with back to black. Its not grey yet but its heading in that direction. Timely thread.
Had my car Cquartz'd but its a daily driver seeing 40k a year so it wont last forever. Need to be prepared
 

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Let us know how durable it is. This product and other like Meguiars Ultimate Black have reviews saying it ran when it rained. Wolfgang Exterior Trim Sealant is a product that gets great reviews for longevity, and a little is said to go a long way. At some point when I feel the need to do my trim, I think I'll be trying that. A Guy
How does this product hold up?
I use Mothers Back to Black heavy duty trim cleaner and follow up with Back to Black trim & plastic restorer on my Shaker. Does anyone know how this Trinova stuff compares with the Mothers products?
I posted this at the end of May. As of today, August 8th, the TriNova is holding up well. I did determine that when simply washing the trim before applying the TriNova, it didn't "take" as well as I would have liked, so....

...on June 3rd I went back over the rocker panels, flaps, spoiler and rear trim with peanut butter to fully clean all of the crevices of the textured plastic. Yes, peanut butter (the smooth kind, not chunky :grin2: ). Wipe the peanut butter off with Isopropyl then apply the TriNova, and the results are fantastic!

These pictures were taken about a week ago.





 

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I'd be interested in before and after window seal trim pics. Mine has looked like crap for years (all spotty looking). Nothing I've tried has helped.
 

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So there must be some Long term results on the Trinova, Lets hear them!
How long should the results last,(average)
 
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