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Opti bond on exterior and interior plastic

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It probably has been talked about before but can you use Opti bond as a interior plastic dressing? If so at what dilution?

 

The same question goes for exterior plastic&rubber bits!

 

Does it offer any water repellency?

 

 

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You can use Opti-Bond for exterior plastic, I do regularly. Dr G recommends Protectant Plus as the better exterior/interior plastic product, due to it's UV protection. I think Opti-Bond is a little greasy (gelly?) for interiors, might be a dust magnet.

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Once tried Optibond on some interior trim. Too glossy for my tastes and probably more work buffing than a traditional interior dressing. Works quite well on exterior plastic but durability is average, do like it however on door seals

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Too glossy then ha? Ok then...just asking.

 

As soon as I run out of my current tire and trim dressing (which I like) Ill give opti-bond a try and see the good and the bad of it for myself.

 

Thanks guys.

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A&J, what are you currently using? I like CarPro PERL on tyres as it lasts longer than Optibond and gives a lower gloss level but on door seals both products show similar levels of durability

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I'm using Serious performance tire & trim dressing for tires & plastics and Poorboys natural look and Autobrite pink sheen for the inside plastics.

Thanks for the suggestion...will consider it once I run out of SP dressing.

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You should...its great!

 

Maybe Ill do a comparison between the two some day but not until summer.

 

As for exterior plastics I was thinking that a great combo would be to use Solution finish to restore the blackness in plastics and after about 24-48h opti seal or gloss coat over it. This combo should work well together.

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You should...its great!

 

Maybe Ill do a comparison between the two some day but not until summer.

 

As for exterior plastics I was thinking that a great combo would be to use Solution finish to restore the blackness in plastics and after about 24-48h opti seal or gloss coat over it. This combo should work well together.

 

Opti-Seal works fine with this combo. Gloss Coat works even better over solution finish.

 

For tires on my personal cars right now I am a big fan of McKee's 37 tire coating. Opti-Bond is good as well. The difference is of course longevity. Maybe next year we will get an optimum tire coating available to the public.

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