What do you use on this trim?

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  1. Dizz

    Dizz Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just got my 2004 CLK320 and I was just polishing the windscreen (as you do) and noticed the trim around it looked dull and oxidised, is there anything I can use to bring it back to looking nice again?

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  2. A6lns

    A6lns Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Hi if it's metal trim try this Meguiars NXT All Metal Polish


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    Dizz Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Not sure if it's metal or if its plastic to be honest.
     
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    It's anodised aluminium. Very little you can do, I would leave it.
     
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    Dinnie Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just use something like Autoglym Super Resin polish with a microfibre cloth. Try it first in a corner before you do the whole thing.
     
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    Chrishazle Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I think I saw on here or t'other side that WD40 does a good job on re-vitalising plastic chrome look trim - but please don't quote me!!
     
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    kid-jensen Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Agree it's most likely anodised and the coating is oxidising.

    T-Cut it thoroughy, mask-off and spray with an aerosol.

    If it looks worse, T-cut the new paint off and live with it!
     
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