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Old 08-12-2010, 12:39 PM   #1
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How to Clean Wax from Black Trim

With the help of this forum, my detailing skills and expectations have increased drastically over the past couple of months. Im now seeing the mistakes Ive made in the past. Most noticeable is the wax I accidently got onto black textured trim parts. I would appreciate any tips for getting the wax off the trim?
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Old 08-12-2010, 01:13 PM   #2
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Re: How to Clean Wax from Black Trim

Ive never used it myself, but Duragloss has a product called Wax Eraser.

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Looks interesting but again I've never used it. Maybe someone here on the forums can tell you if it works or not.

Another idea is maybe you could use a small nail brush and some APC cleaner or wash water while your cleaning the car next. I've used this method on my Honda Element as just a general cleaning tool on the external plastic and it did a great job in cleaning the dirt out. As a side note, the brush didn't scratch the plastic either.
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IPA then dress, easy.
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IPA and dress or poorboy's trim restorer. Really does a great job at pulling any wax/compound residue out.
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I have to agree with the IPA and a stiff bristle brush. Toothbrush works well.
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Just take a regular pink eraser from a pencil or whatever, takes it off pretty good.
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DP Cleanse All applied to a cheap MF and applied to trim with a little elbow grease works well on trim and rubber IME.
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Re: How to Clean Wax from Black Trim

The problem I have had is the plastic is actually stained due to polish or wax so the best I can do is cover it with a good dressing like PB's Trim Restorer.
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