Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 01:42:14 GMT
From: Thomas <JanusManUSAnopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Restoring black trim.....


As stupid as it seems the best thing I have found is black shoe polish with the sponge applicator, it's available everywhere, it's waterproof and with the foam sponge it's easy to apply, I found the Kiwi "scuff magic" to work the best On Mon, 15 Oct 2001 16:53:53 -0400, "Skip" <whiterohXnopsamcomnow.com> wrote: > >"Robert Brown" <rjbnopsamnet.se.nospam> wrote in message >news:3BC95C24.AE45E36Dnopsamnet.se.nospam... >> >> >> "Kenneth S." wrote: >> >> > Jim K. wrote: >> > > >> > > Any suggestions on how to restore black trim? I was looking at >Forever >> > > Black and would like opinions of anyone who has used it. >> > > >> > > Thanks! >> > > Jim >> > >> > A few months ago someone said he had found peanut oil to be very >> > effective. I've used Mazola, and it seems to work too, although it >> > lasts only for a month or so. >> >> Indeed - I've started using peanut oil recently, though mainly to get rid >of >> the white streaks when my rag strays over to the black when waxing the >car. >> Seems to work, but I can't tell you if the effect is long-lasting or not - >or >> whether it's good on *old* trim. The car I'm applying it to is a 1 yr old >> Audi A4. Soon we'll try it on our 1999 9-3. >> >> Any others who've tried this? >> >> Regards, Robert >> >Yes, I use it on my wife's 99 9-3 for the errant wax and it does OK. >I need to get a brush and scrub the wax sometimes, it lasts about a month >on her car though. It sits all day in the hot FL sun so the trim gets baked. >I use it on my 9-5 wagon too, with better results due to newer trim... > >

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