Cleaning Body Side Moldings:
Ford Truck Powerstroke

It's only a matter of time before your body side moldings on your Ford truck become yellow and discolored from exposure to the elements. Cleaning the body side moldings will be a fairly easy and quick way to not only remove the discoloration, but make your truck that might be starting to looks its age, look fresh and new again! There will be very few things that will age the appearance of your truck like the door side moldings discoloring and yellowing...

Simple Steps to Cleaning the Side Door Molding on your Car or Truck


cleaning body side moldings


Pictured Above: As you can see from the shots above, the difference between the before and after of cleaning the body side moldings is dramatic! I can promise you that you will wish you had done this sooner once you see how much newer your car or truck will look after the yellowing and discoloration of the body side moldings have been cleaned to perfection.

The Tools for Cleaning Discolored Side Door Moldings

Back in the day, removing or cleaning the discoloration from side moldings required aggressive chemicals and techniques. Now with the invention of the amazing Miracle Eraser from Mr. Clean, and along with one of my favorite cleaners listed below, the process it incredibly easy and straightforward.

The Tools:

magic eraser
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Cleaning Pads, 8-Count Box

I consider the Mr Clean Magic Eraser "tool" the 8th wonder of the world! It has so many amazing uses not only within the world of auto detailing but around the house.

Meguiar?s D108 Super Degreaser Concentrate, 1 Gallon
Meguiar?s D108 Super Degreaser Concentrate, 1 Gallon
  • Concentrate; mix to desired strength based on label instructions.
  • For the cleaning body side moldings, I use a dilution of 4:1 (4 parts water to 1 part concentrate)
  • A gallon of concentrate may seem extreme to many of you, but this degreaser/cleaner is so versatile as it can be diluted down to a solution that can be used in so many ways in detailing your car.
  • One of my favorite cleaners/degreasers that I use professionally in so many ways; a must have in my opinion!

Darren's Professional Tip:

These (2) products make a deadly combination against many forms of dirt, scuffs, and misc. marks that can be found on both the inside and outside of your car. Use the video above to help in what is really a very simple and straightforward process.

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