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where do you get this back to black stuff is mine are getting a bit faded ??
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where do you get this back to black stuff is mine are getting a bit faded ??
I got mine from SuperCheap Auto.

It's a cleaner as well as blackener. Works really well on the XJ roof racks, door handles, window surrounds etc.
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thanks mate i'll have to get some on the way home
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This is what it looks like:
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Toothpaste is a very fine abrasive and works great on the plastic windows. I gave mine the treatment lately with some on a cheap electric polishing/buffing mop from supercheap ($30). They look like new now.....and smell minty !
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Ok I just read the entire thread not alot in here about engine bay cleaning! What I have done in the past is use degreaser let it do it's thing for a minute then hose off, but what I have found is the degreaser leaves stains on the paint that are hard to polish out and I also had problems with water getting in and frying electrical relays. any suggestions?
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Ok I did the whole engine bay cleaning bit today.
Step 1. Use WD40 on all electrical bits & anything I thought might not like water.
Step 2. Cover alternator with plastic bag.
Step 3. Spray degreaser on greasy bits (avoid getting on paint)leave for 5 min.
Step 4. Hose off (avoid useing high pressure around rocker cover & electrics).
Step 5. Take a drive to dry engine bay.
Step 6. Spray tyre foam all over engine & engine bay.
Step 7. Use a soft cloth to remove any residue.

Most of these tips came from guys on this forum, I just thought I'd put it all together as a How To for fellow newbies.
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What would be the best way to restore the mirror finish to uncoated polished alloy wheels. I have tried autosol and it just seemed to further dull my rims.
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