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Re: Black plastic bumper cleaning

>Anyone got any tips on how to clean black crinkly plastic bumpers.
>Presently, they have a greyish finish to them - I think there is polish
>and crud inbetween the ridges of the textured finish. I have tried a 
>brush and it wont shift it.

I never had any luck cleaning my bumpers or mirrors and silicones only 
provided a temporary cure for the grey look.  I ended up painting the 
bumpers and mirrors (just the plastic part) with black bumper paint and 
now they look like new. Make sure you use something to remove any 
silicone residue before you paint.  The brand I used (PlastiCoat.. 
spelling? or Krylon - I can't remember which.) sells a multi-step 
process which includes a cleaner.  I just used the cleaner and paint 
steps.  Bumper paint is generally available at Advance Auto, Auto Zone, 
Western Auto and others.

Jim Williams
86 5kcst