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Old 04-12-2013, 12:04 AM   #1
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Cleaning the Front Splitter and Rear Diffuser

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I want to clean up the front splitter and rear difusser (beyond just washing). I don't like the light gray appearance.

I'd like to use a safe wipe on product that will make it a little darker. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:31 AM   #2
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Help.

I want to clean up the front splitter and rear difusser (beyond just washing). I don't like the light gray appearance.

I'd like to use a safe wipe on product that will make it a little darker. Any suggestions?
Mine has never looked gray, but I use back to black by mothers.
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Old 04-12-2013, 02:13 AM   #3
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:45 AM   #5
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Mine has never looked gray, but I use back to black by mothers.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:54 AM   #6
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If you want something you can find in a store back to black works pretty well. But i recently changed to Adams SVRT and find that to work much better.
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I would love to paint my rockers and splitter/difuser car color, but affraid that if I don't like it I can't just revert back so easy.
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:21 AM   #9
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If you want something you can find in a store back to black works pretty well. But i recently changed to Adams SVRT and find that to work much better.
x2 SVRT Easy to apply. Looks great. Works great for detailing engine compartment.
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:57 AM   #10
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Thanks for the recommendations!
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:50 AM   #11
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For an off the shelf product, I have had great luck with Turtle Wax Ice products.
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:10 PM   #12
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If you want something you can find in a store back to black works pretty well. But i recently changed to Adams SVRT and find that to work much better.

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Old 04-12-2013, 05:46 PM   #13
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For an off the shelf product, I have had great luck with Turtle Wax Ice products.
You do not want any wax or oil products on rubber or plastic. Make sure anything you use does not have that in it.
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Old 04-13-2013, 02:20 PM   #14
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The Adam's lasts longer than the Mother's. Used Mother's on my truck trim and washes off after a good rain. The one trial spot of Adam's has been there through a couple storms and still holding strong.
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Old 04-13-2013, 04:47 PM   #15
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On my truck I use zaino Z16 tire gloss. It works on plastic parts in addition to rubber. That is what I plan to use to protect all the plastic on this car.

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Old 04-13-2013, 05:11 PM   #16
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On my truck I use zaino Z16 tire gloss. It works on plastic parts in addition to rubber. That is what I plan to use to protect all the plastic on this car.

http://www.zainostore.com/Merchant2/...oduct_Count=18
Now you're talking. Another Zaino user. The best stuff out there in my opinion. I only use Zaino on my vehicles. Stuff works killer.
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If you want something you can find in a store back to black works pretty well. But i recently changed to Adams SVRT and find that to work much better.
Me too. The Adams has worked very well for me. I use it in the wheel wells too.

I use Zaino for everything else
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Old 04-13-2013, 09:45 PM   #18
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Back to Black by Mothers is awesome!
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This works awesome to clean (gets deep black) and protect from sun fade.
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Old 04-14-2013, 08:47 PM   #21
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I bought Mothers Back to Black and applied today. It was easy to apply. I used it for the front splitter, rear diffuser, the rocker panels and the front grill. Big improvement. I'll watch the longevity and see if I need to try any others. Very please with the darkening.

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Old 04-16-2013, 07:40 AM   #22
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Old 04-18-2013, 03:59 AM   #23
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:15 AM   #24
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I would love to paint my rockers and splitter/difuser car color, but affraid that if I don't like it I can't just revert back so easy.
I've read this thread before but just now had a thought - would a coloured wrap work to try your idea? It would be fairly easy to remove later.
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Old 04-18-2013, 11:46 AM   #25
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