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    ULW and Trim Plastic...

    Getting ready put the first coat of wax on my wife's new Escape, which has a lot of trim plastic. I have been reading that ULW will not haze plastic.

    So to the people who are using ULW are you using miles of blue tape or just going naked and wiping off the excess... Ok that may sound strange anywhere else but here

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    When I use ULW I do not tape off any trim. I only tape off trim when I am compounding, polishing, or using something other than ULW. It will not stain your trim at all.

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    Re: ULW and Trim Plastic...

    This is one reason I like Ultimate liquid wax so much, I can get it all over the place and everything looks good.

    make sure you apply it thinly or else you will have problems removing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by renegadejade View Post
    When I use ULW I do not tape off any trim. I only tape off trim when I am compounding, polishing, or using something other than ULW. It will not stain your trim at all.
    I do the same.

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    Re: ULW and Trim Plastic...

    Not only does it NOT stain the plastic, but it works WELL on plastic.

    I first tried UW Liquid on my 'bumpy' mirrors heads (as a dare to myself) just to see...WOW!

    What (or is that the 'way') I do is after waxing (using a DA) I just take the pad and go over ALL the plastic, then wipe off. Using the left over wax from the pad ensures a truly 'thin application'.

    Bill

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    Re: ULW and Trim Plastic...

    IMHO, either ULW or UQW make for a better exterior trim protectant than many dedicated trim products. They both provide long lasting protection, a nice even sheen, no streaking and they don't leave runs down the paint when it gets rained on. When I use either, they get applied to all exterior parts of the car except for rubber. Paint, glass, headlights & taillights, aluminum, chrome & stainless and vinyl & plastic whether smooth or textured, all get treated. These are very versatile products.

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