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Lindab



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I don't know if it does. Send Gtechniq an email asking the question. I have had a few queries over the years & they answer fairly quickly. I use C4 once a year & its fine but my scuttle was never white
I heard that using a hair drier/heat gun brings the colour back but it does not last long. There are lots of youtube videos. Type in "heat restoring plastic trim to black"
Maybe use the heat method then use gtechniq to seal it in

Post #579406 Mon Apr 22 2019 11:52am
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Autobiography1969



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I have no connection to this nor have I used it but I think it looks like
a very good product,,

Solution Finish Brings Black Back
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review and how to..


30ml = £15 ish
340ml = £40 ish

A little cheaper than Gtechniq C4,

Just remember none of these are as permanent as they state,
even the most expensive will need to be redone after a period of time,
we are just looking to do this less often, for the right price..

JMHO.. ===========================================
2012 Range Rover Sport Autobiography 3.0 SDV6 8 speed Automatic
Indus Silver with Hockenheim premium twotone leather Ebony/Lunar,

Post #579425 Mon Apr 22 2019 4:38pm
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M9G UK



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Heatgun on faded plastics is good as well, draws the oils out of the plastic to restore them back to original colour Thumbs Up 2008 RRS 2.7TD in Stornoway grey, black leather and 22 inch alloys
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Post #579563 Wed Apr 24 2019 8:36pm
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Tony666



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2005 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Bonatti Grey

I've just painted mine. Fed up of using various restorers to have to do it again a few months later. Used a product called 'Buzzweld Plastic In One' (as recommended by Mikey Thumbs Up). Also decided to paint the rear tailgate release button, the front headlamp washers and the rear wiper arm.

Few points that might help:

To remove the scuttle you have to remove wiper arms. Your's may come off easily, mine did not.......tried tapping with hammer etc but then realised I needed a wiper arm puller. Probably worth getting one of these, about £12 or borrow one.

This style was useless, did not fit.....



Get one like this instead.....£11 in MachineMart..



To remove the headlamp washers there's a youtube video by Powerful UK (demo'd on a Disco3 but same setup).....they made it look easy, I had a bit of a faff....

To remove the tailgate release button, again, video from Powerful UK, easy.

A-pillar cover clips. I've read various posts detailing different part numbers etc for the clips required for the A pillar covers......I thought they'd be fine, so took a chance......broke all 6 of the white clips and 2 of the black clips....spoke to Landrover who offered to sell me a pack of 20 plastic clips for over £60!!!! Cheers!! I did some digging on here and found a part number for a complete pack, all the clips you require for both A-Pillar covers, for aboiut £12. These were the correct ones for my 2005 HSE.







The PIO stuff seems to be pretty good. I've hardly ever sprayed anything before, and other than a clean and rough up with some scotchbrite did no other prep, just sprayed srtraight on, about 4 coats. It's very forgiving and no runs. Think it was about £16. I'm pretty pleased with the result, hopefully it lasts.........

Before:



After:



My poor photography skills doesn't do the PIO justice, it actually looks really good...

Post #598894 Wed May 13 2020 11:15pm
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CornishRob



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United Kingdom 2006 Range Rover Sport TDV6 HSE Sumatra Black

Never mind all that phaf, mix some linseed oil and white spirit together (50/50) and wipe that on. It's much better than anything I've ever bought, and lasts months, well I did this last summer on my RRS and it doesn't need doing yet.

Thumbs Up

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gogsy1956



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United Kingdom 2010 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Bali Blue

I used an old bottle of auto glym bumper care I bought as a clearance sale ages ago,,, takes 5 mins to apply and brings back the colour nicely.. It doesn't last forever but for what it cost and the time it takes to apply is worth it,,,,, works really well under the bonnet as well,, all the black plastic looks great.
 2010 RRS, TDV8
bali Blue / colour coded
side steps / flappy paddles
black perforated leather
22" overfinch
heated everything, TV,fridge ...... now with gold calipers and mud flaps !( black mud flaps that is) !!
Many years ago,,,,, 1955 series 1 landie , sometimes wish I had kept it

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Autobiography1969



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Autobiography1969 wrote:
I have no connection to this nor have I used it but I think it looks like
a very good product,,

Solution Finish Brings Black Back
Advertising

review and how to..


30ml = £15 ish
340ml = £40 ish

A little cheaper than Gtechniq C4,

Just remember none of these are as permanent as they state,
even the most expensive will need to be redone after a period of time,
we are just looking to do this less often, for the right price..

JMHO..


Update,
I did use this stuff and found it to be really quite good, lasted all winter,
so will do it again in late spring to make it dark again,,

Not the cheapest option but reasonably effective..

Sorry no pics.. ===========================================
2012 Range Rover Sport Autobiography 3.0 SDV6 8 speed Automatic
Indus Silver with Hockenheim premium twotone leather Ebony/Lunar,

Post #610573 Wed Feb 24 2021 10:23pm
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nobby



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United Kingdom 2010 Range Rover Sport 3.0 TDV6 HSE Santorini Black
Re: Revitalising the scuttle panel that has turned white

Hi Kev, just checking out the best options for revitalisation of the scuttle and came across this thread.

How has yours weathered snce using the Bumper spray?

cheers
Rob


knwatkins wrote:
As we know, Land Rover used terrible plastic for the scuttle panel which is not UV stable and turns white. Some people replace these with new ones, they end up looking the same in a year or so.

It's easy enough to whip it off and spray it:

Before:


After:


This is what I used:

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Post #611699 Sat Mar 20 2021 10:20pm
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knwatkins



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United Kingdom 2010 Range Rover Sport 3.0 TDV6 HSE Stornoway Grey

Hi Rob, I don't have my L320 any more but it was still perfect when I sold it last September.

I'd definitely recommend the products I used Thumbs Up Kev

MY2014 L405 RR Vogue SE 4.4 SDV8 in Corris Grey
MY2010 L320 RRS HSE 3.0 TDV6 in Stornoway Grey

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