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Old 04-16-2004, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 1994 325i and am trying to figure out some way to make the black plastic side skirts and spoilers look better. I really hate the look of the black with my cars red paint and need a solution. The black is really faded and looks crapy which takes away from the look of the car. If anyone knows any good solution it would be much appreciated.
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Old 04-16-2004, 06:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'll trade you my grey for your black.
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Old 04-16-2004, 09:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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There are kits that you can buy that help fix that stuff. One kit is called "Forever Black" or something like that. Anyway, it has a cleaner that comes with it and another bottle with an applicator for the black dye. It worked like a charm on my car. Shouldn't cost too much.
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Mine used to be grey, just buy a gallon of castrol super cleaner and it'll do the job. I'll see if I can find this FAQ somewhere.
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Old 04-17-2004, 02:40 PM   #6 (permalink)
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hey man, haven't seen you post in awhile. hows it been?
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Old 04-17-2004, 06:11 PM   #7 (permalink)
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pretty good, tryin to get money together for a 5-spd swap, but I keep ending up buying something with the money i start saving...lol
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Old 04-18-2004, 08:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
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for black trim try "Mother's back to black" works great and restores the black trim. Get it anywhere and it's not expensive, try that first.
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Thanks for the help. Will try something new this weekend
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