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Old 04-02-2015, 02:43 PM
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can this be restored by heat gun or something I heard it was possible? mine is chalky and discolored and I do not want to buy a brand new pair
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Old/faded/chalky HARD black plastic exterior parts can sometimes be redressed with a heat gun. Difficulty: if you linger too long or use too high of a heat, you will damage the part. SOFT plastics like door seals I think would tend to melt and deform much easier. Check youtube for examples.
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On all external black plastic, rubber around windows etc., I spray some tire shine foam on a towel and wipe it all over that part to make it shiny black again.
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