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Removing wax from bumper/bed door handle

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by SURFTACO, Oct 31, 2009.

  1. Oct 31, 2009 at 6:04 AM
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    SURFTACO

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    I waxed my truck the other day, and accidently got some on the rear bumper and handle to the bed door. I tried removing it with a clothe, but wasn't successful. Any ideas how to remove it ? :confused:
     
  2. Oct 31, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    Rubbing Alcohol should take it off. You can then use Mother's "Back to Black" to darken up the bumpers.
     
  3. Oct 31, 2009 at 3:02 PM
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    Tire shine. Also, Meguiars new Tech 2.0 wax you can use on black plastic.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    I don't have any suggestions on removal but another suggested wax for the plastics that do a great job on the black is Turtle wax ice.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    Thanks for the tips. I actually did try to use the rubbing alcohol but unfortunately no luck! ill try the other suggestions. Thanks guys!
     
  6. Nov 1, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    I have been told that peanut butter works from the official detailing thread on here. Something about peanut oil.
     
  7. Nov 1, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    TIre shine will work till you wash it again, but I found that a Mr. Cleean Magic Eraser woorks great
     
  8. Nov 1, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    Gasoline, fire, and insurance claim. just kidding. good luck.
     
  9. Nov 1, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    Be careful with those, they are pretty abrasive and eat paint very gently.
     
  10. Nov 9, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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    What I used was a very fine bristle brush. It worked great. Thanks guys.
     
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