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post #1 of 10 Old 04-08-2013, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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Wax problem - help!

Last time I waxed Nasty I accidentally got some wax on the front drivers side black stripe. I guess the wax wasn't compatible with the vinyl and has left a "white'ish" residue that just won't come off. I could blame this on the wife but I was the culprit. Anyone have any ideas? So far I've used some vinyl compatible cleaners but they haven't done the trick. Will I just have to live with this? By the way, extremely fast traveling wind over the hood hasn't helped ...
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post #2 of 10 Old 04-08-2013, 03:54 PM
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Have you tried rubbing alcohol?
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post #3 of 10 Old 04-08-2013, 04:14 PM
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Use the original "blue" Dawn dish-washing liquid. It'll come right off. Rubbing alcohol tends to dry out vinyl, so I don't recommend it.
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Use the original "blue" Dawn dish-washing liquid. It'll come right off. Rubbing alcohol tends to dry out vinyl, so I don't recommend it.
Could not agree more!


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post #5 of 10 Old 04-08-2013, 06:57 PM
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I personally love this for my stripes: Chemical Guys SPI_995_16 - Meticulous Matte Detailer (16 oz)

I would use the dawn to "strip" it off, and then use that stuff to protect it


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post #6 of 10 Old 04-09-2013, 01:06 AM Thread Starter
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thanks everyone. i'll give this a try.
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post #7 of 10 Old 04-11-2013, 03:12 PM
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Try Turtle Wax ICE liquid polish.

Works like tire dressing on matte stripes. Gets rid of wax residue and leaves a nice dark black satin finish on the stripes.

Just wipe on, wipe off.

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Try Turtle Wax ICE liquid polish.

Works like tire dressing on matte stripes. Gets rid of wax residue and leaves a nice dark black satin finish on the stripes.

Just wipe on, wipe off.
Couldn't agree more intimidat3r, bottle says you can use it on black trim and you definitely can, puts a nice finish on too.

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post #9 of 10 Old 04-12-2013, 05:45 AM
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Does the ICE have UV protection, because you really want that.


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Don't know, but I've been using it since my Monte Carlo days and never had any concerns and love the way it keeps my stripes nice and satiny.

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