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Hi guys,

I have a couple of wax stains on windshield area plastic. How can I remove these stains? I tried tire dressing and all, but it doesn't help. Any suggestions??

Gianni
 

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Gianni D said:
Hi guys,

I have a couple of wax stains on windshield area plastic. How can I remove these stains? I tried tire dressing and all, but it doesn't help. Any suggestions??

Gianni

NuFinish says to use mineral spirits, but I have never tried it.
 

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I would suggest Dawn liquid detergent since it is recommended to remove all wax from a car.

I also read that Westley's Tire Black will also remove it.
 

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I've used various solvents with good results, being careful to remove the residue quickly, before it attacks the plastic or rubber. Immmediately flush with a spray cleaner, like 409 or Fantastic. Some of these new high tech waxes are pretty stubborn.
 
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Gianni D said:
Hi guys,

I have a couple of wax stains on windshield area plastic. How can I remove these stains? I tried tire dressing and all, but it doesn't help. Any suggestions??

Gianni
try mother's back to black. works way better than armor all or anything comparable on exterior black or gray plastic and rubber trim pieces
 

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same thing happened to me i used the eagle 1 wet tire shine it took it right off
 

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Red98gt said:
Believe it or not, Peanut Butter, is excellent for removing wax stains on trim.
Check out www.autopia.org for fantastic information on detailing your car.
I read this too, however those who tried it said it was a temporary hiding method, versus a permanent solution. Additionally they said peanut oil worked the same, versus putting peanut butter on the car. It was also suggested not to use the chunky kind ;)

BTW... welcome to LS1GTO :D
 

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:thumbs: Yea, GTO is tough..... It can take chunky..... I myself have never tried the PB route, I use a citrus based tar remover to get wax off trim. Won't hurt the plastic nor rubber being citrus based.
BTW, really enjoy trolling the site guys... I own a 98 Grand Prix GT and when the last kid finally finishes college NEXT YEAR!!!! I'm trading the GP in on a GTO! Get GM employee discount so hope I can use it. Owned a 66 GTO in high school and a 70 GTO in college... Oh how I miss them....... Anyway I'll sit back and just troll until I get one... Thanks!
 

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gto_in_nc said:
But I prefer the chunky kind! Gives the car a more "rugged" look and provides a nice mid-drive snack, ya know??? ;)
/me pictures gto_in_nc flying down the road and a Taz arm reaches out and scoops off some of the chunky off the plastic trim below the windshield and crams it into his mouth... the next second he is gone, so fast you are not sure it actually happened.
 

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"Goo Gone" works great to remove wax from the black plastic parts and it is safe.
 
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