Introduction: Restore Car Trim
A quick, easy, and environmentally friendly way to restore your cars finish on all those pesky plastic parts.
Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
Get everything you need to clean and restore you vehicle.
- windex/409/cleaner of your choosing
- olive oil/avocado oil
I am sure there are environmentally friendly cleaners, but since I am focused on the restore part, I will not spend time on cleaning your surfaces. Please use products you feel comfortable with.
Step 2: Oil Up Your Dry Surfaces Using a Soft Rag
I was out of Olive Oil, so I used Avocado Oil. It is a more costly choice than Olive Oil, but it worked just fine!
Place a small amount on a soft rag and then rub into your cars plastic surfaces.
Do you over do it, or it will get greasy.
Step 3: Enjoy the Results
Notice this dash was very dried out from the sun in the before picture, but looks and feels nice after
Step 4: It Works on Side Panels As Well
You will know if you put too much on if it feels greasy after. It should just feel smooth and soft.
Step 5: It Works on the Exterior As Well
The black, sun bleached trim on the outside, comes back to life
Step 6: It Also Works on Tan Interiors and Trim As Well!
Notice how fresh this side panels look after the oil is applied.
I hope your vehicle comes back to life!