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    I have chrome trims around the windows which I am sure is common to many other Bimmers.
    Thing is its not very shiney, it looks blotchey, I have tried polish, and various cleaners, no joy.
    Any body found a way to restore clean up this trim.
    The real bummer is our 21 year old Honda has similar trim and guess what it looks just great and we have never ever bothered with it.
     
     

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    you mean the curved strip of metal over the doors and down the a pillar?
    mine is water marked and wont polish up...have you seen the black tape that changes these to the 'shadowline' spec?...one way of tarting it up a bit
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    Try some of this metal polish - it works a treat on my chrome trim. I use it on my exhaust and kidney grill as well, and it's not abrasive.

    http://www.lastingshine.co.uk/
     
     

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    this the same stuff?
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/2-oz-Maas-Meta...d=p3286.c0.m14
    seems a bit cheaper from the states
    what i've felt,what i've known
    never shined through in what i've shown.

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    i need some of this tape, anyone know where i can get it??
     
     

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    tried claying it??
     
     

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    i dont know what you mean? rubbing it down with a clay bar?
     
     

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    aye.. that or metal polish..
     
     

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    i tried mer on mine and it worked once!...i then tried it on a friends car and it didnt work!

    has anybody got any further with this?
    thanks
     
     

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    mine was really bad so rather than cleaning it i swapped it for shadowline trim. I'm a lzy bugger
     
     

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