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    Tips For Removing Wax Residue From Black Plastic / Rubber Trim?

    Hello Hulks!

    Anyone have any tips for removing that un-godly white wax residue from the black plastic trim on my Sea-doo? I have it on my sponsons, and the corner bumpers.

    I have read on the net about people using Peanut Butter (not sure if just peanut oil will work) and some product called Ditz-O DX440 by PPG but I can't find that stuff in Canada. I can find peanut butter, no problem!

    Any tips?

    Background...I have tried Mother's Back to Black and Meguiar'sTrim Detailer, both seem to work but after a couple of rides it's back to white gunk (I guess these products just mask the white wax and wash off with the water).


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    wd 40

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    Quote Originally Posted by shrabber View Post
    wd 40
    Haha...really? I was wondering that. I use it on the yellow parts on my Ski-Doo to remove exhaust/grease stains. Works on wax on plastic too?


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    You can try "Wax remover" with a toothbrush. You might have to go to an automotive paint store to buy the wax remover, I use it before painting to help prep the surfaces.

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    Try dish detergent. It depends on the plastic as to how porous it is, but dish soap (I use Dawn) actually strips wax off cars (its essentially a degreaser). It will dry out some plastics and rubbers if used over and over so I don't reccomend using it on your stuff over and over, but for a spot treatment it's probably worth a try.

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    any all purpose cleaner that cuts grease should work. A toothbrush is key for working it out of the grain. Use very a tight circular motion and it will ensure that you get out all of the reside. Works on car, too

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    Fluid Film

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    wd40 always worked for me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tturbonegro View Post
    Fluid Film

    I did some searching on that ...I'm confused. Everything I read said it forms a film which is "hard to remove". So you're saying you scrub that into plastic and wash it off or something?

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    http://www.chux.com.au/the-chux-rang...e-cleaner-8pk/

    not sure if it a available in the US

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