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Old 03-03-2010, 12:03 PM
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Re: How to: Renew your rear step pad

meguiars also came out with a new interior/exterior protectant.. its called the ultimate protectant. i got some and i like it!

just make sure you clean the area well before applying ANY dressing!
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:13 PM
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Re: How to: Renew your rear step pad

i think i found another product ArmorDillo to fix this problem that im have also ......

Cladding trouble
Soon after the release of the Chevy Avalanche customers began to notice cosmetic problems with the cladding on their vehicles. Over time exposure to heat and sunlight would cause a chalky faded appearance. It was especially noticeable on the cargo bed panels, and sailpanel windows where "Zebra Striping" would appear. Customer reaction to this problem resulted in General Motors agreeing to a one time treatment of a product called ArmorDillo. This product would temporarily restore the cladding for a period of about 6 months. After that it would wear off then need to be re-applied. Realizing this was not a permanent solution, GM, together with Gatorback Coatings, developed a coating that could be applied to the cladding to restore it to a like-new shine. This product was designed to etch into the plastic and bond a new layer of tinted acrylic over the faded plastic. Customers within the 3yr/36,000 original factory warranty could go to their dealership to have it restored under their original warranty under GM TSB:04-08-111-001C. GM did not use side body cladding on the second generation model. General Motors has also identified the original source of the faded cladding.
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Re: How to: Renew your rear step pad

^^^ Makes ya wonder if they actually did any testing on the cladding before attaching it to a vehicle. Typical Chev shit I guess.
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^^^ Makes ya wonder if they actually did any testing on the cladding before attaching it to a vehicle. Typical Chev shit I guess.
and it only lasts 6 months and has to be re-applyed
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Re: How to: Renew your rear step pad

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you can also use any exterior dressing on this (even armor all will work)
That's what I usually use... may not last the longest, but it works!
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Re: How to: Renew your rear step pad

^^^ yup
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i got some and i like it!

sorry...but i thought this was funny lol
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