to renovo or not

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    to renovo or not

    Hi everyone, I'm New to Saab scene, but not Saab. I'be just bought a 2006 9-3 vert. I cleaned the soft top using miltons tabs, and I'be bought fabsil to proof it, but I want to bring the black up a bit first. I'be ordered renovo restorer for this. Anyone got any thoughts on this product?

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    Re: to renovo or not

    Renovo is fine for colour restoration. Just use it carefully and try not to get it on paint. Plenty of people use it.

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    Re: to renovo or not

    Hi Neimur,
    I have used Renovo twice a year for the last two years I`ve owned my 93 convertible and I`m delighted how good it looks, as black as I hoped. The water is still beading and running off the roof after 5 months so I would say try it yourself.
    It`s done in 20 minutes and really easy to do. I can`t compare it to anything else but it does exactly what I want. As I said, still looking good after 5 months and my car is outdoors all the time. Have a damp cloth to hand to wipe down any liquid that runs off during application onto the bodywork but I`m sure it tells you that on the bottle.
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    Thanks guys, I'll give it a shot at the weekend, and report back.

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    Re: to renovo or not

    Would use renovo cleaner, colour restorer and proofers

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    Well, had a go at the roof with renovo, and it came up pretty well. Left it for a day or two and gave it a litre of fabsil. I'm pretty pleased with the results. You guys were right about the renovo, it gets everywhere , when you're trying to work fast to keep a wet edge.

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    Re: to renovo or not

    I have been a long time user of renovo, and still it impress me with the result.

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    Re: to renovo or not

    New to saab ownership, and covertibles too. So Renovo then 2-3 days and fabsil. Does it melt plastic, as might mask off edges first to save hastle. polythene, or even cling film with masking tape edge, I was thinking. But might pop down to Wickes and get that decorators edging stuff. polythene dust sheet with masking tape already attached.
    Last edited by lkomnino; 06-06-2017 at 05:43 AM.

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