On my 94 325i, there is a body colored strip under the rear bumper,
and below that is a grey panel, which I assume is some kind of
plastic. It wraps around to the read wheel wells. I've done a lot to
work to get this car looking pretty good overall, but that grey panel
had some tar and goop on it and might also be a bit faded. I was using
some J-Wax Scratch Out on another part of the car, so I tried it on a
bit of the grey panel, and it seemed to clean it up to look like new.
When I cleaned it with the Scrath-Out, quite a bit of grey came off on
the applicator, making me think that maybe it the color goes all the
way through the piece and I had just polished away the top layer. Now
I'm wondering whether I should wax it, or use something like Armour-
All, or just leave it like is. Any suggestions?
I thought of that, too, because I just painted the strip above the
rubber insert, which is body color on my 94 (but grey on my wife's
92). I ordered a spray can of Boston Green online, and it was a
perfect match. I was doing the final polish on that with the Scratch
Out when I tried it on the grey, but it looks so good that I abandoned
the idea of painting the grey. since I just refinished the rocker
panels in grey, I'll probably just leave it for now, but if either one
doesn't keep it's "like new" look, I might do all the grey in body
Thanks for the reply.
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