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    Wax on bump strips.....help needed!

    With hands about as steady as Rick Waller on a unicycle, I waxed the car at the weekend and got the stuff all over the plastic bump strips. Because the car is a darkish blue colour, the newly whitened bump strips look awful. Anyone know the best way to get the wax off the plastic and also recommend a product to give it a good, long lasting shine.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dibble
    With hands about as steady as Rick Waller on a unicycle
    Thanks in advance.
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    Try autoglym bumpe care to get the unwanted wax off the strips.

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    you need some of this stuff in the pic

    about £8 i think

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    Will it work even though the wax is well and truly dried on......

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    Steve (sjflat) has been caught using an electric toothbrush on his.....seems to work when I see it. Although I do keep nagging him to get them sprayed,

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    Quote Originally Posted by dannysport18
    you need some of this stuff in the pic

    about £8 i think
    £4.95 for 300ml £7.95 for 500ml (300ml will last forever) prices may have changed slightly

    And yes it should take the dry wax off
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    Can I recommend this sh!t...

    I myself highly rate it on anything except glass! It brings your body work to
    a superb shine and your black bits will be blicker than ever, trust me on this!
    Cost ya around £5-6 and will last you 2-3 coats (I used mine twice but i'm a
    detailed kind-a-guy!)

    Easy to apply, spray on, leave aslong long as you like and remove with a
    dry soft cloth in a buffing motion!

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    Get the best of it out the grain by using a small stiff brush - I use the one out of my electric razor as it has very short stiff bristles.

    Once that's done use the autoglym and work well into the grain.

    To stop it ever happening again get them colour coded then you can be as wobbly as you like.
    (Love the rick waller mental image PMSL)

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    Any good bodyshop will have some mate, dont know what its called tho.

    I was given some jellylike substance, in an orange squash bottle about 15 years ago, still got some left, and it still works a treat
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    Go to Halfords & get Back to Black wax (comes in a black bottle with a greenish sticker) works well on bump strips, wing mirrors, window seals

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