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    Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    Suggestions?

    I've heard that you can use rubbing alcohol but am worried about it taking off the wax I want to leave on my truck.

    Thanks for any advice.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    I would have said rubbing alcohol or acetone



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    As long as it's not painted trim, I'd try lightly using a magic eraser.

    *disclaimer* I've never done this, but what I'd try if it's that pebbled finish plastic that I'm thinking of. If it's just painted trim, it would wipe off, so I'm presuming.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    There are products specifically for this. Can't think of any names (Back to Black maybe) right now but try any auto parts place.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    yes... go to an auto parts store and "show them" what you have to deal with.
    They'll fix you up.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    I had my car detailed and they did a horrid job and had wax all over my trim. I took the car back and had them fix what they messed up. They did, but they probably also peed in my gas tank.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    Back to black is good and so is 303. I would only use magic eraser on it if you'd also feel comfortable using sand paper.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Back to black is good and so is 303. I would only use magic eraser on it if you'd also feel comfortable using sand paper.
    Magic eraser is nothing like sandpaper.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    Back to black is good and so is 303. I would only use magic eraser on it if you'd also feel comfortable using sand paper.



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    Re: Anyone know how to get car wax off of black plastic trim?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBer View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Back to black is good and so is 303. I would only use magic eraser on it if you'd also feel comfortable using sand paper.
    Magic eraser is nothing like sandpaper.
    I disagree. I have a box of them and they work great on some things but I've seen what they can do on sensitive surfaces.



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