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I have some oxidized trim on the outside of my bull and I bought some Mother's "Back-to-Black" rubber trim restorer while at the AZ today. I also bought some brake fluid (to restore my headlights of all uses, hehe) and while I was rubbing it on the headlights I noticed it really took the oxidation off of the weatherstipping around them (don't worry it didn't get on the paint).

Has anyone thought about trying it on the trim to restore it? I was thinking about just using the brake fluid....as you have to really rub in this Mother's stuff and its expensive ($4.99 for a small bottle here). My only worry would be would it soak into the rubber and rot it prematurely? We all know what happens to old drum brake cylinder rubber seals.
 

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See if you can get a small piece of replacement weather stripping. Like buy a foot of it or something like that if you can. I don't know if it is or not, but who knows. And test it on the piece. Give it a good rubbing, beat it up, and see if it's become visably weaker or something. Otherwise just try it on a small part of the weather stripping first. Or, dilute it with some water or mineral spirits, or something else. Or, yeah....That's about it.

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Well I did the whole trim today with the Mother's and it doesn't look bad at all. It didn't require scrubbing or anything...just a good rub after it soaked in and dried. I started with a white terry clothe and ended with one black as tar....so it took off a major part of all the oxidation. Not too bad.
 
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