~Guide~ Bumper Re-Blackening (THE vs TEST)

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Mk2 Peace
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Re: ~Guide~ Bumper Re-Blackening (THE vs TEST)

Postby Mk2 Peace » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:41 pm

Defo boiled linseed oil. i would recommend this over anything. it costs £3 a bottle and its lasted me well over 3 years and ive still got half a bottle left. its fantastic for all plastic trim and lasts ages. when i first did it i heat gunned the plastics first then used linseed oil and continue to top up every 1-2 month.
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Re: ~Guide~ Bumper Re-Blackening (THE vs TEST)

Postby Arjc » Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:14 pm

Me and my dad ALWAYS use Son of a Gun. spray on, leave for 10min, wipe off, and then buff with a microfiber cloth with a little more spray to get rid of any streaks. lasted all summer.
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Re: ~Guide~ Bumper Re-Blackening (THE vs TEST)

Postby AbsinthTears » Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:39 pm

veedubjie wrote:Boiled Linseed oil. That it all :)


You know what, after all this time and this thread - Boiled Linseed Oil works f*cking beautifully - thanks :D
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