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Old 07-22-2011, 05:48 PM   #1
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Thumbs Up Hazy chrome trim issue resolved....finally

After extensive search on this site and others, I just about gave up on trying to bring that shine back to the cloudy chrome trim. I tried everything. I finally went aggressive figuring if it didn't work I'd wrap them in black nylon. I used Menzerna Intensive Polish with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. Used blue painter's tape to protect the body and worked with the doors open. Final result is like new!!! Will probably protect it with some type of glaze or wax. I was sick of looking at that trim with the rest of the car looking so good. I hope this recommendation puts this issue to rest.
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Old 07-22-2011, 06:09 PM   #2
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pics! also are you sure your hazing will not return? I tried wd-40 and that worked for like 2 weeks before the cloudiness returned.
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:29 PM   #3
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Anything wet (like WD-40 or even water) makes it look good until it dries. This is a dry permanent fix. Pics to follow.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:42 AM   #4
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I made a thread about this a while back. Steel wool and Gord's Polish got mine looking like new and still does to this day, years later. Steel Wool and Neverdull may yield similar results, along with alot of elbow grease.
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Old 09-02-2011, 07:36 PM   #5
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Can't wait to see the pics! Need to know how this works out...Atlanta sun is killer and can't get the solutions I've done to stay...

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Old 09-25-2011, 02:44 PM   #6
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pics please!
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:21 AM   #7
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Pics pics pics, im interested to see this.
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Old 10-31-2011, 04:09 PM   #8
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I need to do this to my car... either that or wrap them in black.
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