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Old 07-09-2013, 03:26 PM
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Yellow plastic issue how to bring back original color?

My air vents and cup holders are yellowed from the sun. Any luck with products that will bring back the shine of original color?

Also is the magic eraser the best thing for rails from dock rash?
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:50 PM
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Replace with stainless or brushed aluminum?
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:52 PM
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I have had some success repainting yellowed plastic parts with a spray paint specifically formulated for plastic. I think Krylon has paint for this purpose.
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Old 07-09-2013, 03:59 PM
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If I was going to paint I would just buy the stainless. As far as the air vents I don't think they make a stainless replacement for those. I thought I read somewhere Totally Awesome works for restoring color?
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Old 07-09-2013, 04:01 PM
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I've fabricated a few things for mine over the years that came out good. I've never heard of anything that takes the yellowing out...
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Old 07-09-2013, 04:09 PM
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If I was going to paint I would just buy the stainless. As far as the air vents I don't think they make a stainless replacement for those. I thought I read somewhere Totally Awesome works for restoring color?
MBD has billet vent covers
http://www.mastercraftbydesign.com/index_62.asp

New plastic ones are $15
http://www.waterskis.com/354020-p/bow_vent.htm
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Old 07-09-2013, 04:40 PM
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How about wrap?
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Old 07-09-2013, 05:51 PM
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Vents are pretty cheap to replace as I did mine. Also saw the comment on totally awesome and tried it on old vents last weekend. Did remove 80% of the yellowing but would probably paint them to bring them back like new
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:43 PM
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3M marine fiberglass restorer and wax + orbital buffer brought mine back to new in about 3 minutes.
http://shop.sportsmansguide.com/net/...a-001b2166becc

If you dont have an orbital buffer, light sanding and hand buff will be similar. The yellowing appears to only be on the surface and not penetrate the plastic. Or pick up some new ones for ~$30 http://www.waterskis.com/354020-p/bow_vent.htm
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:56 PM
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I'll just hit them with compound when I do my boat. Sounds like my rotary will take care of that yellow.
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