Polish on my trim....how to remove?

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  1. RedWings

    RedWings New Member

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    When using OPII some of it got on my black plastic trim. Is there anyway to get it off?

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  2. seismic

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    I've had good results with Klasse AIO
     
  3. RedWings

    RedWings New Member

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    Using AIO to remove the polish from trim?
     
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    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    Peanut butter and an old toothbrush will do it. Either that or an all purpose cleaner.
     
  5. Run N. Gun

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    What Scott said.

    BTW - next time tape up your trim so you don't have to worry about this. :bigthumb:
     
  6. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Rustolem Wax And Tar remover works great also
     
  7. RedWings

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    I used to always tape my trim, but i've been using Duragloss products the past few years and they never left residue on my trim.

    Guess I learned the hard way and will stack up on the painters tape again.
     
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    peanut butter the food stuff?
     
  9. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    I wasn't aware there was any other kind :dunno:

    Yes, the food.
     
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    GuiltySparc OT Supporter

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    :rofl: Wasnt sure if it was some kind of slang or something. Thats interesting.
     
  11. Scottwax

    Scottwax Making detailing great again! Moderator

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    The oils in it are what removes the old polish.
     
  12. seismic

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    Yeah. My girlfriend's mustang had lots of dried polish and other crap on her windshield cowl and I polished it with AIO and it looked brand new.

    Scott and the other guys probably know better than me though. :o
     
  13. ldaggerl

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    could try one of those magic erasers
     
  14. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    Those things could actually damage the texture on the plastic; they tend to be abrasive.
     
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    Are you sure we're talking about the same thing? I'm talking about a soft foam pad........

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  16. BlazinBlazer Guy

    BlazinBlazer Guy Witness to The De-Evolution of Mankind.

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    Yep, and my point stands. I have seen one of those erasers fuck up textured plastic trim before.
     
  17. Run N. Gun

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    Yes, I've read that before too. I didn't experience myself, but have read others' stories. Surprised me.
     
  18. Morgan06

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    I use one of these dbl sided detail brushes and spray some glass cleaner on it for hard plastic and weather strips.

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    Side note: yesterday I did a pearl white Escalade. Rail dust and rust spots everywhere- OK, fine. In the trunk jam- fuck you, how do you even get in there?.
     
  19. RedWings

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    I ended up using some Windex Multi Surface cleaner and a brush. Came off with no problems.
     

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