Discolored or Scuffed Glossy Black Vinyl Stripes

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  1. soonercruiser

    soonercruiser Full Access Member

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    I had read many threads on many forums about taking care of Vinyl Stripes.
    I finally bought some 303 and tried it out...just to post as disappointed - and find out the best results are on flat black!

    On my new to me GWE SRT8, that would not remove spots or scuffs at all - glossy black!
    I accidentally was working on rubbing out some scuffs on the rear bumper, and rubbed over the black decal stripes with med rubbing compound.
    I could see that it was dulling the stripe. But, it was also removing some pretty good scuffs.

    So, I finished off with 3M "Perfect-It", and then Turtle Wax ICE!
    (Rub parallel to decal edges)
    And the stripes turned out beautiful!
    WOW!
    Here's a few pictures as proof!


    Before...spots and scuffs.

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    And after!


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    Nice job. To keep that look, use Meguiar's Detail Spray every two weeks.

    Check out the stripes on my 2009 SRT.
     

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    It also helps to have a hot detail assistant!
     

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    Ahhhhhh...
    Where do I pick up an assistant???
    :)
     
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    Meguiar's is running a special. She is free but the microfiber towel costs $5K.
     
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    Part Number?
    Oh, wait! I don't want just a part!
    :)
     
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    I had got over spray white spots 2 years ago on my none painted stripes. Opps did scratch repair product by mistake. And now I got one spot of shine it’s suppose to be satin not glossy can it be fixed it’s not noticeable to others just me.

    I was trying to use my Maguires wax and I grabbed the wrong bottle when I found out it was to late.
     
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    I eventually did a clay to the car.
     

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