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      07-04-2005, 09:47 AM   #1
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Removal of wax from plastic parts?

Does anyone know what to use to remove wax from parts like the black plastic trim on the car, or mudflaps for example? I picked up my E90 330 on Thursday and the dealer waxed the car kind of quickly in an effort to get me the car on my lunch hour.

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I think peanut butter is supposed to work?

Might also wanna try these non-edible options :

http://www.meguiars.com/estore/produ...eaner&sku=M-39

http://www.meguiars.com/estore/produ...eaner&sku=M-39

Haven't had experience with those but they seem like they could do the job. Let us know what solution you end up with that does the job. Thx.
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I think peanut butter is supposed to work?

Might also wanna try these non-edible options :

http://www.meguiars.com/estore/produ...eaner&sku=M-39

http://www.meguiars.com/estore/produ...eaner&sku=M-39

Haven't had experience with those but they seem like they could do the job. Let us know what solution you end up with that does the job. Thx.

Excellent ideas coco, I think I can get that Meguair's stuff @ Pep-Boys. I'll get that wax out if it kills me!

I PITY THE FOOL THAT waxed my mud-flaps.
Ya' hear me son? PITY THE FOOL!
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Haha B.A. Baracus / Mr. T rules. Good thing about the E90 is you don't have those pesky door moldings to deal with. That was such a nightmare for E46 owners, to keep those moldings wax free all the time.
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Haha B.A. Baracus / Mr. T rules. Good thing about the E90 is you don't have those pesky door moldings to deal with. That was such a nightmare for E46 owners, to keep those moldings wax free all the time.
So true.
Especially also if you added your own plastic door-guards & fender guards.
One slip with the wax pad and.....

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