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Old 06-24-2014, 12:40 PM   #1
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wax on plastic trim.. how to remove?

Waxed my car a few weeks ago and i got some wax on the plastic trim around the doors. It still has shown up white on it even after a few times of me washing it.

I tried some armor-all on it and that just covers it up for a while then it comes back.

Any tips?

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Pencil eraser worked pretty well for me. give that a try
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Pencil eraser worked pretty well for me. give that a try
Thanks ill give it a try!
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It worked great! thanks for the tip!
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Turtle Wax Ice is the answer....it is made to be applied over the black plastic so it ain't a problem in the 1st place.

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Turtle Wax Ice is the answer....it is made to be applied over the black plastic so it ain't a problem in the 1st place.

Prevention is the key
Yea,

I will probably try that out next time i wax it. Not using the other kind anymore.

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be glad you have a 14....the 2011/12's have acres of black plastic. Super easy to use and a decent (not incredible) shine. look for the rub on liquid not the spray
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It worked great! thanks for the tip!
Awesome! You're welcome!
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Next time you wax get some blue painters tape and mask the car properly. This will eliminate the issue.
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Next time you wax get some blue painters tape and mask the car properly. This will eliminate the issue.
Yea well i have only had the car for 6 months now.. i didnt expect the wax to do that. but now in the future i will probably be a little more carful! thanks!
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Yea well i have only had the car for 6 months now.. i didnt expect the wax to do that. but now in the future i will probably be a little more carful! thanks!
Well just remember it doesn't matter how long you have the car.....if you don't tape it up,it's gonna happen. If you are new to detailing check this guy out.....he is legit and explains things simple.

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Why tape which is work and can go wrong instead of a product that doesn't stain instead? Maybe if you are willing to go crazy and have the ultimate shine but if you just want a great looking car w/o a hassle go with Ice.

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Well just remember it doesn't matter how long you have the car.....if you don't tape it up,it's gonna happen. If you are new to detailing check this guy out.....he is legit and explains things simple.

https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...kman+detailing
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Why tape which is work and can go wrong instead of a product that doesn't stain instead? Maybe if you are willing to go crazy and have the ultimate shine but if you just want a great looking car w/o a hassle go with Ice.

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I don't know anyone who would use turtle wax ICE with their DA when professionally detailing their car. I don't really know anyone who uses turtle wax products anyways. I won't let that brand near my car but thats just my opinion.
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I believe that i used this stuff when i waxed it...

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I don't know anyone who would use turtle wax ICE with their DA when professionally detailing their car. I don't really know anyone who uses turtle wax products anyways. I won't let that brand near my car but thats just my opinion.

There is only one turtle product I use. It's their cleaner wax. It's actually really good. After a full day in the rain and a full day in the sun this is what my car looked like. Glossy and no water marks
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There is only one turtle product I use. It's their cleaner wax. It's actually really good. After a full day in the rain and a full day in the sun this is what my car looked like. Glossy and no water marks
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As for wax on black trim I'll use a pink eraser on a pencil, and then go back with Mothers Back To Black


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As for wax on black trim I'll use a pink eraser on a pencil, and then go back with Mothers Back To Black


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Yea i tried the eraser and that seemed to work, ill give the black to black a try as well!

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It's not too expensive and can be found at places like Autozone and O'reillys.


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You also use the peanut butter method if you wanna go old school.
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Try goo gone it's smells like an ocean of oranges but it's effective


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I found the B2B worked well.........for about a month then it came back. I did find an eraser helpful to remove stains if you get them.
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Also if you have a black car Turtle wax "black box" is the best bang for buck... It's messy because it's a dyed waxed but your car will shine like no other I promise


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i used the mothers back vinyl shine and it got wax right out and shine d it up nice

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i used the mothers back vinyl shine and it got wax right out and shine d it up nice

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Nice! i got it off for now, but if i do it again i might need some of that if i over do it haha
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Pencil eraser worked pretty well for me. give that a try

I had a couple little spots on my lower back bumper and my grille. I tried this today and followed it up with 303 Aerospace. The eraser did the trick! Thanks for the tip! Everyone should read this. Those spots drove me crazy, and in just a few minutes they are gone.


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