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#1 Coventry Plumber OFFLINE  

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Posted October 05, 2014 - 05:13 PM

Does anyone have any advice on dressing up my existing dash tin for my 128 Cub Cadet? The one I have has no dents but the black is worn off in spots.Ive been thinking about free hand touch up painting but I'm skeptical on how it will look. Any advice would be helpful.

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Posted October 05, 2014 - 05:46 PM

Do you want it to look stock or custom?


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Posted October 05, 2014 - 06:02 PM

I'd like stock but I'm not hung up on it.
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Posted October 05, 2014 - 06:13 PM

Have you tried the 'restore to black' automotive type products that are designed for black plastic moldings that have a wax buildup or have a haze to them?

 

You can use peanut butter or peanut oil to clean it, then rubbing alcohol to clean that off, then use a black dye. Here's one that gets good reviews:

 

http://www.foreverbl...m/products.html


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Posted October 05, 2014 - 06:21 PM

Have you tried the 'restore to black' automotive type products that are designed for black plastic moldings that have a wax buildup or have a haze to them?
 
You can use peanut butter or peanut oil to clean it, then rubbing alcohol to clean that off, then use a black dye. Here's one that gets good reviews:
 
http://www.foreverbl...m/products.html


That sound like a good idea , I haven't tried anything yet just planning ahead. I will definitely look in to that product.
Thanks. Tom




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