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      06-05-2009, 04:09 AM   #1
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Solution to Hazy Exterior Chrome Trim

Ladies and Gentlemen:
I want to announce that through extensive research, i have succeeded in finding a cure to the hideous hazing of the exterior chrome trim that surrounds most of our windows.




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      06-05-2009, 04:31 AM   #2
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Any before and after pics to prove your discovery?
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      06-05-2009, 01:02 PM   #3
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I'd love to see some before and after pics. I ended up just having the trim vinyled matte black but I'm curious.
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      06-05-2009, 01:27 PM   #4
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+1 we need before/after pics and more testimonials. What made you think of trying Plast-X? I think some people tried Scratch-X with no positive results. I would think Scratch-X is more abrasive than Plast-X, right? So it doesn't make sense.

FWIW, regular polish (CC polish, not metal polish) and a RO worked for me. But if Plast-X works, I'll get some. Easier to use.
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      06-05-2009, 01:30 PM   #5
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Any All in One product like Klasse or Optimum Poli-Seal work as well and they also put a nice coat of protection on as well. With the PlasticX you'll need to put a sealant or wax on them to keep them looking good.

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pics?

Got the same thing on the rear section only. Dealing is looking at it next week. I've tried Klasse AIO with no improvement.
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      06-07-2009, 08:25 PM   #7
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I did one today and downloading the pics later. I will post them
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      06-07-2009, 09:21 PM   #8
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Nice, our 750i with 40k miles has this hazing/oxidization problem - just noticed it today actually while I was out washing/waxing it. I tried come Mothers Chrome Polish but it did absolutely nothing. Looking forward to seeing some before/after shots from you guys on how well these products fix it.
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