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Peanut butter for black plastic trim...

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I have a friend that uses vegetable oil. Sounds nuts I know. Only downfall imo, is after it rains, you need to do it again so if you live somewhere where it rains twice a week.... Anyhow, thanks for sharing!
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I like to use tire shine on my black plastic/rubber pieces. Peanut butter also works to get the glue off stickers leave behind.
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WD-40 will also restore chalked-up or faded plastics. Also, you won't be hungry every time you go near your truck.....
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Don't. Just don't......

Use a quality plastic dye like Showroom New. Heap and effective and does not run when it rains because its a dye!

I just used it on a few items on the yoga and it works amazing

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Interesting. I've been using 303 protectant and it works great from keeping away the plastics/rubbers from fading.
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Too late, I already tried it and it works fantastic and only costs pennies.
I dont think anyone will argue that it works but that it wont last at all. There are better things to use than peanut butter.
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All the peanut butter is doing is supplying an oil to the plastic which fills in the chalked exterior and gives it a shine. There are plenty of other, cheaper, products that'll achieve the same results. But, do whatever works for you. Also, be sure to post pics of the squirrels gnawing on your plastics!
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Bet it doesnt last

I can rub my black rubber trip with a paper towel without peanut butter and it will make black marks on it. But yes thats all the peanut butter does is put its oils on it. Its no different than using a wipe on silicone based protectant, it will not last. Once the oils are washed away fron a few washes and rains.

Dyes like the one i listed however to not wash away as it is a dye. Sure over a few years it will probably fade again due to a black plastic being in constant sun.
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Who needs plastic trim?
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You guys need to man up and not get your drawers in a wad over some peanut butter and plastic. We are men and can handle a little criticism right?!


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This thread....lulz. virtually anything that has oil in it will do the same thing to the black trim but it wont last long at all.

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Yet another "expert" who hasn't tried it shares his wisdom.
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I'm sorry, DJ.... But this peanut butter thing is the automotive equivalent of women who put mayonnaise in their hair. Sure, it does something, but there are products available already designed specifically for the task at hand so you don't have to put food on something other than bread.
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If you are unwilling to try it, please refrain from posting on this thread.

Or better yet, moderator, please delete the whole thread.
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Sounds like someone has never used the Internet before
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It was a simple helpful tip, and I got piled on with negative comments....I'm not in the mood for this bs today.
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I've heard of using peanut butter but haven't tried it. Maybe I'll give it a shot sometime. I can always lick it off.
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Guys stop cyber bullying him! The news says its very hurtful.



Get a puppy to go with that peanut butter, that should cheer you up
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Yet another "expert" who hasn't tried it shares his wisdom.
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If you are unwilling to try it, please refrain from posting on this thread.

Or better yet, moderator, please delete the whole thread.
You don't need to be an expert in order to know that something of this nature wont last more than 1 rain storm. Car detail product companies don't just pour **** into a bottle, slap a label on it, and earn profits off of it. They actually formulate and research before releasing a product into the market and so far, I've yet to see ANY Meguiar's peanut butter on the shelf. Anybody could just wipe their face on their valences and get the same result from the oils in a person's skin.

Also, if you post something on a forum and expect only positive feedback then you better go back some years, put on a diaper, and be spoon fed because thats not how the internet works....


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