Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Restoring Your Faded Black Plastic Trim

Restoring Your Faded Black Plastic Trim

Back in black

Greg Yamamoto
Jun 19, 2009
Ssts 0912 01+restoring faded black plastic trim+cover Photo 1/17   |   Restoring Your Faded Black Plastic Trim

Never overlook the details. That’s our mantra with the Wunderdog as we transform her to show-quality status. The key to a clean ride is a lot of elbow grease. Trim parts often get neglected as most people focus on only the exterior paint. The judges are looking at everything as a package, not just how many coats of wax you laid on.

TOOLS AND MATERIALS NEEDED: General purpose cleaner, scrub brush, black spray paint, 1000 grit wet/dry sandpaper, Mothers BACK-to-BLACK, bucket and soft cloths. A well-ventilated area helps, too.

BACK-TO-BLACK

PAINTING THE PILLAR COVERS

Ssts 0912 09+restoring faded black plastic trim+pillar covers Photo 8/17   |   07 Check out our ratty old pillars. Pathetic huh? Worse yet, ours were painted black already, so the easy fix of polishing the plastic was out of the question. We needed a way to bring them back to like-new status and the solution was to repaint them in gloss black.

RESTORING A COWL PANEL

By Greg Yamamoto
6 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE HOW TO

Ditch the rat’s nest; a Honda legend breaks down the path to proper wiring, a crucial part to any build.
RodrezAug 25, 2015
Will this restomod MGB GT project be the coolest thing ec has ever done or will it end in flames and tears?
Ezekiel WheelerAug 25, 2015
New Pioneer decks, speakers, and amp can help reset that audio with an injection of 21st century sound system technology
Bob HernandezAug 20, 2015
JDM tuners DAMD channel British sports car for latest Toyota 86/Scion FR-S kit
Bob HernandezAug 13, 2015
Upgrading our tired and worn clutch for a performance clutch.
Justin FivellaAug 11, 2015

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search

SuperStreet Instagram

Does it drive as good as it looks? Yes it does! #superstreet #drivingisbelieving #bmwi8 #azusacanyon

TO TOP