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getting wax off

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jnoley07, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:11 AM
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    jnoley07

    jnoley07 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys and gals,

    Does anyone know how to get wax off of the black plastic caps on the bed. I have tried all I can do to get those white streaks off of there from where I last waxed. Its driving me nuts. any ideas????
     
  2. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:15 AM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    Maybe window cleaner or dishwashing detergent and a scrub brush.
     
  3. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:17 AM
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    jnoley07

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    I will try it. Thanks Fletch

    Anyone else had this problem and know of fix?
     
  4. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:17 AM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    Gray wire, Some lights in the bed area, and some character marks throughout.
    You can pay someone to wax you off!!!???
     
  5. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:24 AM
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    jnoley07

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    I just went out and tried the dishwashing soap thing and it work good, took some elbow grease, but it came off. Thanks Fletch
     
  6. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:31 AM
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    Jigzor

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    I swore I read something about being able to use Peanut Butter? Glad you got it off though.
     
  7. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:32 AM
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    95SLE Starting to get cold outside

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    X2.. the oils in PB should remove the wax.
     
  8. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:37 AM
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    BSP4x4

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    I use a wax remover (same stuff i use to strip wax off my surfboards)...just don't get it on the paint!
     
  9. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:52 AM
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    I have used a battery power toothbrush and a bit of simple-green in the past.
     
  10. Nov 4, 2009 at 7:58 AM
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    Been awhile since I've seen the movie, but if I remember correctly "wax off' was the left hand in a counterclockwise circle. :D
     
  11. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:05 AM
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    Dawn liquid soap should work. It strips wax off cars
     
  12. Nov 4, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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    I lol'ed
     
  13. Nov 4, 2009 at 9:34 AM
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    I heard 60 grit sandpaper work great!!:eek:
     
  14. Nov 4, 2009 at 4:09 PM
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    Just use ICE wax and no worry about white spots
     
  15. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:18 PM
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    the oil in peanut butter will take it off. i've also had decent luck with a regular pencil eraser.
     
  16. Nov 4, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    wax on
     
  17. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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    Just remember next time to mask off the trouble areas and you will be okay.
     
  18. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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    aaronk

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    Peanut butter worked great for me! Pencil eraser worked as well.
     
  19. Nov 4, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    tim920

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    Sweet. I have the same exact problem. It's all over the edges of my bed and my door handles (yeah, first time waxing). So dish detergent and elbow grease. Thanks guys!
     
  20. Nov 4, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    peanut oil
     
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