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Re: '04 XC70 -- Detailing Product for rear bumper cover?  Topic is solved

Post by oragex » Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:11 am

I was surprised myself, given I used the cheapest wax from a dollar store
I applied 2 or 3 layers - let it dry a few minutes in between


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Re: '04 XC70 -- Detailing Product for rear bumper cover?

Post by EngineeringBloke » Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:05 pm

Oragex, I have not yet thanked you for your videos. Time and again, I have come across them and they have provided a great insight into Volvo maintenance. From the link above, I then found one on the car climate blower motor access, and the glove box. So useful.

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Re: '04 XC70 -- Detailing Product for rear bumper cover?

Post by stereotypical » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:28 am

Solution Finish is a quality product to restore black plastic textured trim. If it's scuffed up you'll have to handle that issue separately but this stuff will make it look new instead of faded and oxidized. Plus it will last quite a long time as opposed to ArmorAll and similar products. Probably similar to the black shoe polish mentioned above but I haven't tried shoe polish. I suspect this stuff works a little better since it's a purpose-designed product but YMMV.

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https://www.autogeek.net/solution-finish-restorer.html

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https://detaildiy.com/how-to-detail-a-c ... tep-guide/

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Re: '04 XC70 -- Detailing Product for rear bumper cover?

Post by abscate » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:25 am

oragex wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:45 pm
The most ridiculous and inexpensive fix: black liquid shoes wax I've done this 2 years ago and still stays black. Perhaps not dark black like a new trim but no longer the grey-ish thing
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lspDWezi_AY
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHMy1TlO0p0
IT also has a feature of marking people who walk too close to your car with the black stripe of shame.


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Re: '04 XC70 -- Detailing Product for rear bumper cover?

Post by vtl » Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:38 am

https://www.wipenew.com/wipe-new-original/

This what I have used once a few years ago, and it still stays like new.


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Re: '04 XC70 -- Detailing Product for rear bumper cover?

Post by E Showell » Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:12 pm

Used the "Wipe New." It was "toppen" as the Swedes would say.


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