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Old 07-08-2010, 10:47 PM
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Unhappy Wax Question

I've always hated waxing my vehicles because of the white residue between body panels and in the vents under the wipers.

Anyone have a cure for this problem, or the only answer to whip the trusty Q-tips?
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Peanut butter it was recommended on an earlier thread. I tried it and it works.
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I mask off those areas before I wax to prevent that very thing. But I normally have to get in with a clean rag to get it if I forgot. A Q-tip is a good idea though.
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I'm gonna try ICE (turtle wax) liquid polish. I normally use zymol and have the residue issue. I'm gonna clay, polish (wax), spray wax, and then use detailer. The detailer should remove the residue. It's alot of work tho.
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I have had great results with Baby Oil or Mineral Spirits.
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Always do the trim first when detailing a vehicle. That will help when you accidentally get wax on the trim. The wax should wipe right off and not leave residue.

I bought the Ice Spray Detailer on the advice from and Avenger friend. You can use it on ALL parts of the vehicle and no residue! It works! I have way too much black trim on mine and it has held up pretty well. I detailed her out for Gatty (June 11-12) and am now just seeing that I need to touch it up.
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I use an old tooth brush for getting the dried wax out of the areas you can't get the rag in . Works great .
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Toothbrush or Q tips both work very well. Just make sure you clean her toothbrush before you put it back in the bathroom.
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Armor All wipes also work really well for that.

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I found the best black detailer for plastic! I am going to post a thread since it is so good!

Its called Black Wow. This stuff works wonders and it is the best thing I have used on the black plastic pieces! I could not believe how well it worked on my door handles. I would suggest it to any and everyone!

Here is the link to a web site that explains it --> http://www.showcarsupplies.com/bw/
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