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Old 06-20-2019, 09:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This question isn't about my Z, but my practical car a 2016 Corolla. It has hard plastic surrounding the speedometer and tach bezel that reflect something awful. It catches the corner of my eye and I actually think an idiot light has come on. Any idea what I can do to reduce the shine. I hate to use emery cloth or something like that which will scratch. I tried some plastic and rubber treatment from Griots that isn't supposed to shine but the glare is still there.
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This question isn't about my Z, but my practical car a 2016 Corolla. It has hard plastic surrounding the speedometer and tach bezel that reflect something awful. It catches the corner of my eye and I actually think an idiot light has come on. Any idea what I can do to reduce the shine. I hate to use emery cloth or something like that which will scratch. I tried some plastic and rubber treatment from Griots that isn't supposed to shine but the glare is still there.
Pull them off and paint?

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Electrical tape should do the trick. Although it may take some effort to make it look clean.
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remove and plastidip?
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Scuff it with some 2000 grit sandpaper. Problem solved.
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