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Old 10-30-2003, 10:49 PM
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A different approach for those of us with cloudy trim.
Found a fix for dull aluminum trim
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Old 11-06-2003, 02:41 PM
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gentlemen,if you need "green majic"or any other of those type products,go to your nearest truckstop,they will have it.most big trucks wheels/tanks/trim are made of aluminum/stainless/chrome.these guys are always fighting road grime and the stuff at the truckstop do the job!most of them are made with some kind of jewelers rouge(it come in 3 different colors)white=fine/green=med/ can buy the rouge in bars and mix it with thinner and wax let it breakdown(about 2 days)and get to buffing.they also have great buffing wheels there.and when your all done with buffing and its all black ,try a little corn starch on your buffing rag,the black is gone ,no rubbing at all.

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Old 02-27-2006, 10:30 PM
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PB blaster does the same thing?

Look at this thread over at benzworld
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Old 02-28-2006, 08:46 PM
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Thanks for posting that! I am going to give it a whirl too. I did not even realize that mine was oxidized until I read this thread. Of course I had to go out and see how mine looked!

Suffice to say, some of mine is tarnished as well. I did not even know it. In some places, it is very good, but some areas are glum.
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Old 03-08-2006, 02:25 AM
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I tried it today on my trim and it did help in several areas.

Photos below of the driver door- which was pretty hazed. I just wonder how long the shine will last. May have to re-apply, but not a big deal.
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Old 02-18-2008, 03:09 PM
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Aluminum Trim

I found this old post on removing haze from the trim. How well does this hold up. Anything better since the last post?
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Old 02-18-2008, 07:25 PM
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Ditto. What he said .
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Old 02-18-2008, 10:12 PM
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is this stuff still floating around? still available?
i'd soo be in.
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Old 02-27-2008, 06:41 PM
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Still in TX.
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Green magic metal polish!

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Just thought I've revive this thread fire those interested.

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