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Please does anyone know how to remove what looks like delivery wax (or maybe one of those proprietary wax treatments) from my black wheels? And if so how and are there methods/products I should definitely NOT use? Thank you
 

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Try meths but definitely not a wire brush!
 

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Maybe something like this...
 

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Years ago paraffin was used to remove the wax from new cars. No idea where you get it nowadays.
 

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Years ago paraffin was used to remove the wax from new cars. No idea where you get it nowadays.
Thank you. I'm sure some small hardware store will stock it if it still exists; I recall my dad having a paraffin heater in his shed (probably very UNHealth and Safety these days!
 

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I’ve still got one, I think it’s in the garage - somewhere! I’ve got a fan heater now though in my man cave
 

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How about Traffic Film Cleaner and a jetwash?
 

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NO, Veteran has a paraffin heater not a steam cleaner!!!

Traffic film cleaner will do it with gentle agitation-good luck.
 

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You don't need any fancy kit to remove wax from paintwork (or tar-spots unless you're trying to preserve a wax finish). Anything like IPA (Isopropanol), Meths, Turps or even just petrol will do it. Follow up with Washing-Up Liquid (no waxes in that!) in as hot a bowl of water as your hands can take. You don't need to spend any money.
 

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Mike, you will only follow through if you drink the Paraffin!
 

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You don't need any fancy kit to remove wax from paintwork (or tar-spots unless you're trying to preserve a wax finish). Anything like IPA (Isopropanol), Meths, Turps or even just petrol will do it. Follow up with Washing-Up Liquid (no waxes in that!) in as hot a bowl of water as your hands can take. You don't need to spend any money.
Fantastic CaptainNick! Getting used to washing my hands anyway. Thank you Everybody. My first time on the Forum
 

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WE are all here to help you, sometimes it may seem that we are takingb the urine, but deep down we do care (and any opportunity to run veteran down is welcome)
Enjoy your motor.- loved mine so much I just got a new Merc!!!
 

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TFR,,,, Traffic Film Remover???
 

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WE are all here to help you, sometimes it may seem that we are takingb the urine, but deep down we do care (and any opportunity to run veteran down is welcome)
Enjoy your motor.- loved mine so much I just got a new Merc!!!
Hey everyone should be able to take a bit of ribbing; life's too short! Good luck with your Merc. I've gone the other way > swopped my 3.0 Z4 for an Evoque Convertible > ok drop in power but up in sophistication and space
 

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You are correct, I went to Merc because mainly of BIK tax breaks. got me an Eclass Hybrid-very smooth, sexy and tax efficient.
Enjoy yours, I do miss mine in all honesty.
 
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