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damo c

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PostSubject: removing wax   removing wax EmptyThu Jul 28 2011, 06:59

any idea what i can use to remove the wax that is everywhere in my engine bay? i have tried white spirt, alloy wheel cleaner, oven cleaner, de greaser and brake cleaner but nothing seems to shift it......
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PostSubject: wax   removing wax EmptyThu Jul 28 2011, 07:16

wipe it off with petrol,the other method i have used is a paint stripper on a cooler setting Thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: removing wax   removing wax EmptyThu Jul 28 2011, 10:58

nice one mate, will give it a go
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PostSubject: Re: removing wax   removing wax EmptyWed Aug 03 2011, 12:58


The heat gun approach works well.
I've used blow torches before now (in empty bays) or a steamer would do it.

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