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Old 08-26-2012, 01:36 PM   #11
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I just tried the peanut butter method AZfocus2012 suggested: Wow! It was rubbed in to the rocker panels and grille with an old toothbrush or a rag depending on the precision needed. After 5-10 minutes it rubbed off easily. Wax could be seen in the rubbed off PB. The plastic darkened up enough that I'm going to see how long the PB treatment lasts on its own. Mothers Back to Black is the next step if needed.
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Toothbrush works without using peanut butter... just a dry toothbrush works instantly.
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I'll definitely try a dry toothbrush for recent wax clean up. In my case the grey haze on my rocker moldings, etc. was probably there for years before I acquired the car in May. Erasers and dry toothbrushes didn't do much. Peanut butter seems to have cleaned off the wax and conditioned the plastic. It was also pretty quick for the ~3 square feet of each rocker molding. We'll see how the improvement stands up to the rain expected here over the next 2 days.
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That peanut butter is some good stuff, and it gets the dried up wax off of your car too.
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Autech trim dressing. beats EVERY OTHER OPTION. Period! Tastes like shit though; go with the peanut butter!
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I just tried the peanut butter method AZfocus2012 suggested: Wow! It was rubbed in to the rocker panels and grille with an old toothbrush or a rag depending on the precision needed. After 5-10 minutes it rubbed off easily. Wax could be seen in the rubbed off PB. The plastic darkened up enough that I'm going to see how long the PB treatment lasts on its own. Mothers Back to Black is the next step if needed.
Back to black is temporary at best.
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