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      07-21-2009, 08:42 AM   #1
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Bringing a rubber bumper back to life

Hi all,

This isn't BMW related but it's a cleaning question non the less. My girlfriend drives a 2000 Grand Grand Cherokee Laredo. If you can recall, the Laredos have a rubber/plastic bumper and trim wrapped around the bottom of the vehicle.

Here's a pic I found of google to give you an idea: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...kee_Laredo.JPG

Now, it's not a black, it's a gray color. What can I use to bring this back to life? My gf's ride have faded to pale gray, almost white color. I think the original owner might have tried some cleaner, maybe wax, on the trim.

What product do you guys recommend? I have 303 that I could use but idk if that will be enough. Will that Forver Black stuff work even though it's orignally gray?
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yup I would go with Black Wow.

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Another vote for Black Wow. It's great stuff.
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i've used it on over 20 cars, and i'm still at 95%
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The 303 will help a little but short term. BW lasts much longer and you apply it very spareingly. Pricey but worth it. I was lucky enough to buy BW when he first brought out for about 2/3 of what it costs now.
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Seems like black wow is the way to go! lol. This should be safe on a gray as well? I'll get some pictures when I see her later.
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thanks for all the help guys. Definitely pricey but between this forum, reviews, pictures, and videos; this stuff should get the job done!

Will place an order today.
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