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An amazing colour restorer (plastic, metal etc...)

#1 Post by Dorchester » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:17 am

Following some good advice given by a cunning & clever mate on a French car forum, I've bought a bottle of Polytrol:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Owatrol-Poly ... SwgGlc9Or7
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Owatrol-Poly ... SwgGlc9Or7
Mind that I've no interest at all in that shop whatsoever: I bought mine elsewhere in France.

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I've just renovated all the cabby faded plastics everywhere on the body: bumpers, side trim, pillars, windscreen frame...
I'm flabbergasted! Plastics look now quite new, deep black with a nice satin finish.
It's amazing! :o
I'd used Turtle Wax renovator so far: Polytrol looks far more efficient & impressive. Result! :thumbup
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#2 Post by Dorchester » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:15 pm

Result:

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#3 Post by GTiJohn » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:02 pm

Autoglym bumper gel has been the choice so far after (far from) exhaustive comparative testing on a test bumper at the Resto show a few years ago. It lasts well too.

Please keep us updated on how this one lasts :D
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#4 Post by Dorchester » Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:35 am

GTiJohn wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:02 pm
Autoglym bumper gel has been the choice so far after (far from) exhaustive comparative testing on a test bumper at the Resto show a few years ago. It lasts well too.
Please keep us updated on how this one lasts :D
I'll do that - you've my word - but were I right I fear you should have to wait a good while! :angel :laughing2
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#5 Post by itcaptainslow » Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:37 am

GTiJohn wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:02 pm
Autoglym bumper gel has been the choice so far after (far from) exhaustive comparative testing on a test bumper at the Resto show a few years ago. It lasts well too.

Please keep us updated on how this one lasts :D
They’ve changed the formula of it so now it isn’t as good :(
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#6 Post by 961tat » Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:56 am

itcaptainslow wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:37 am
GTiJohn wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:02 pm
Autoglym bumper gel has been the choice so far after (far from) exhaustive comparative testing on a test bumper at the Resto show a few years ago. It lasts well too.

Please keep us updated on how this one lasts :D
They’ve changed the formula of it so now it isn’t as good :(
Here here still have some old stuff and when I bought new it's nothinging like :scared

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#7 Post by montegoman » Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:01 pm

Agreed. The new formula is not as good.
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#8 Post by 961tat » Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:51 pm

We should forward this post up to autoglym :laughing2 :laughing2

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#9 Post by itcaptainslow » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:02 pm

961tat wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:51 pm
We should forward this post up to autoglym :laughing2 :laughing2
They’re literally five minutes around the corner from me in Letchworth, maybe I should pop round with my iPad to stage a sit in protest?
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#10 Post by 961tat » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:44 pm

itcaptainslow wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:02 pm
961tat wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:51 pm
We should forward this post up to autoglym :laughing2 :laughing2
They’re literally five minutes around the corner from me in Letchworth, maybe I should pop round with my iPad to stage a sit in protest?
Told them at there stand last year they said they had to change it because heath and safety 🤔 and they said most poeple thought it was better and easier to use !!!!

Go one knock on the door see what they says , love to hear the result :laughing2

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