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Couple of questions on waxing...

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by aphex, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. Jun 28, 2011 at 5:50 PM
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    aphex

    aphex [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Getting ready to do the first wax on my new '11. Was wondering the following...

    1. Do you avoid the TRD stickers on the sides of the bed when waxing or just go right over them?

    2. Also, if you have painted hubs (rather than the flat black base-model kind), would you wax over those just like the metal?
     
  2. Jun 28, 2011 at 10:35 PM
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    Night

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    Waxing the sticker would prove of no advantage, same as waxing wheels. Unless you are in car shows, no need to wax either.
     
  3. Jun 29, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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    Gooch

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    If you are using a wax like Meguiar's UQW, Duragloss Aquawax, CSI Q-7 Wax or many of the other 'no stain' waxes, you can wax just about anything.

    It makes the job easier if you don't worry about what you can and can't wax. On my truck, I wax everything except the tires and the windshield.
     
  4. Jun 29, 2011 at 5:49 AM
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    Pugga

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    Good answer and my thoughts exactly!
     
  5. Jun 29, 2011 at 9:15 AM
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    Actually, a durable wax on the wheels is beneficial. Makes cleaning/removing brake dust much easier :cool:
     
  6. Jun 29, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    Agreed.
     
  7. Jun 29, 2011 at 1:13 PM
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