I have a 2001 E39 528i sport, but this is probably a common problem on
any car. Does anyone know how to restore the black plastic trim to
its original (non-oxdized) condition. I found a product that works
for a couple weeks. Anything better out there?
It's not oxidized it's been bleached by ultra-violet from the sun and most if
not all the "oil" and chemicals have evaporated.
Fiat cars are the worst for this here in Euroland where once black bumpers and
trim now they all sport grey......
There are many products that claim to fix the problem but will only last a few
Have a look around your neighbourhood (or even the Yellow Pages) to find a
dealer that services car dealers with valeting products - one US company springs
to mind is "AUTO-SMART" but Meguires is another consumer based supplier.
No quick fix - tried black plastic bumper paint?
Sir Hugh of Bognor
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