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In a word..........."Armor all"...[Y][Y][Y] (in the pump spray bottle)....the best IMO....cheap,so easy and lasts a while too,just spray on valances,leave for a few mins,then wipe over.....for mirror bases door steps and engine covers etc spray onto a towel/cloth then work into the plastic..........[:D]

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You need to get rid of the white residue first, the put on the rubber dressing, othgerwise it will just show though again, how quick will depend on the type of plastic used and also how bad the staining is.

To remove the staining, go to the kitchen cupboard and get out some smooth (not crunchy) peanut butter, and rub that onto the affected are using your fingers, then just wipe it off using a towel. It will work, and remove the staining.

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To remove the staining, go to the kitchen cupboard and get out some smooth (not crunchy) peanut butter, and rub that onto the affected are using your fingers, then just wipe it off using a towel. It will work, and remove the staining. John.
If it was not from you , John, I would think this was the craziest idea I have ever heard!
 

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I use Autoglym bumper care gel. Need to work it in really well but it lasts well.

I've not tried it but heard before that peanut butter is the thing to use to remove the white marks as well.

Picking a decent wax like P21S is a good start to not getting these marks in the first place.
 

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Using old engine oil........so the fact that it is probably castiogenic (sp!) shouldn't put you off then....and I expect that you get an oily patch on what ever you are wearing that rubs against it also......
1. I said use gloves, as it's carconogenic.

And 2. why oh why would you rub yourself up against the car, unless you have a fetish!
 

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Leave it on there until the oils wear off, then either recoat or use some trim gunge.

WRT the oil on the trim, my experience of applying gunge to bumpers and side trims is that you always swipe if with a pair of ligh coloured trousers or similar, thereofre making a mark on them.....
 

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Adding to the conversation, I found out this from another forum for
BMW's that I used to be on, if the black trims have got the residue
from the polish or wax on it you can use a pencil rubber and that takes
off the whit residue and then you can just put on some bumper gel to
protect it once cleaned.
 
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