Remove wax from plastic pieces w/ peanut butter ;)

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Remove wax from plastic pieces w/ peanut butter ;)

Post by 02goldse » Wed May 05, 2010 1:13 am

ok so my buddy was telling me that peanut butter removes the wax off off the mirrors and i was like :thefinger: you thats impossible, but he read it on his forum on and i looked it up and :cussing: you know its true. haven tried it yet but iam now :rofl:

Step 1
It may sound odd, but creamy peanut butter is the key to removing car wax from plastic. The peanut oil found in peanut butter contains mild acids such as palmitic acid, oleic acid and linoleic acid that work to break down and remove the wax. Apply the peanut butter to the wax stain and let it sit for a few minutes. If you don't have peanut butter you can also use 100% pure peanut oil.

Step 2
Use a brush to scrub the peanut butter into the stain. The friction of the brush and the oil in the peanut butter will combine to remove the stain.

Step 3
Use soap and water to remove the excess peanut butter and check to see if the wax stain has vanished from the plastic. If not, apply more peanut butter and try again. Tough stains may take several attempts.

Step 4
If peanut butter fails to do the trick, head to your local automotive store and pick up a water-based car wax remover such as Wax Blaster. Simply apply the wax remover using a sponge and wipe the stain with a circular motion until it is completely disappeared. Once removed, use soap and water to remove any residue left by the wax remover.

:laughing3: <----thats what i did

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Post by darthroush » Wed May 05, 2010 4:03 am

If you don't want to clean up the peanut butter, use peanut oil if you don't mind spending a bit more. Great tip though.

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Post by r/tguy02 » Wed May 05, 2010 7:38 am

hmm interesting
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Post by 02goldse » Wed May 05, 2010 8:20 am

haha i thought it was a load of crap, but ppl actually do it haha

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Post by OB » Wed May 05, 2010 2:18 pm

I just wipe it off before it dries...

As my old drafting teacher used to say "accrisy, accrisy, accrisy" (misspelling is intentional). :)

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Post by Red04SxtLuvr » Thu May 13, 2010 8:51 pm

ROFL OB, Hilar, as for the Pnut butr I have heard of many other "cleaning" uses for it before, but never anything as far as cars go. What a great bit of info.
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