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Hi my Piano black door trims are fading
Has anyone had this problem.
Can i repair them or do I need to replace the lot .
Thanks
Is the colour fading or it's just scuffed up from daily use? There is a difference.

If it's the former, replace them.

If it's the latter, just take an orbital polisher with a small diameter waxing pad, and use a plastic polish. It will look like new again.
 

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some folks are pretty interesting. They drop a question in a forum , and when members provide some feedback, they simply disappear from their post. Maybe they didn’t like the answers provided. Go figure.
 

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I bought a bottle of Mcguires dash and plastic trim restorer .
And it has brought back life to them .
I won’t say 100% but it’s its almost there.
I’ll see how long it lasts
 

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I bought a bottle of Mcguires dash and plastic trim restorer .
And it has brought back life to them .
I won’t say 100% but it’s its almost there.
I’ll see how long it lasts
But that's for plastics being restored to black, not the same as restoring a shiny polished piano black trim. You need a plastic polish to remove the dullness in the shine for these trims.
 

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I had a look yesterday afternoon and yes there were some areas we’re the dullness has come back .
So I’ll go out and look for the plastic polishing compound that’s.
I’ll get back with the results.
 

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Would love to see a picture.
 

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Use a DA rotary with a light-moderate pad and a one-Something like meg’s ‘ultimate compund’… the one with the red hood on the bottle.

Tape off the trim pieces so you don’t have to clean up a mess on the weather stripping.

Start with a medium speed and a final pass on low speed. Repeat another time or two until you get the results you want.

The piano black pieces polish like soft paint so you can probably get decent results by hand if you don’t have a DA tool.
 
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