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post #1 of 9 Old 05-05-2008, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
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removing wax residue from flares

i waxed my tj the other week and the applicator touched the flares in some spots. so now i have white streaks on my flares in various spots. does anybody know any ways to get these wax streaks off of my flares??


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post #2 of 9 Old 05-05-2008, 11:04 AM
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Try washing them with Dawn liquid soap/soft brush, rinsing well and then applying a good coating of something like liquid wet n black.

PS - Some guys swear that putting peanut butter on a toothbrush and working the area will get rid of wax. I haven't done that one - just reporting the facts!

This old thread is funny
http://www.tintdude.com/forum/lofive...hp/t10960.html
Lots of ideas in there...
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Fingernail polish remover and use clear wax next time.

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Paint them with krylon fusion... Fixed for life!

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make sure you don't use regular paper towels - the smooth shop brand ones are the best

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I use a pen and ink eraser, the big whiteish grey ones. Also works great on things that have a rough texture like door sill protectors.
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Paint them with krylon fusion... Fixed for life!
Until he waxes it again.
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used some of the blue painters tape to mask the area before you start, it's much easier than trying different chemicals to clean the wax off and most of us have an extra roll laying around.
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Paint them with krylon fusion... Fixed for life!
Gotta clean the wax off before you paint them anyway.
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