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Old 02-28-2014, 06:22 AM   #1
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Waxing JK - What to use on fenders?

Just bought my 2012 JK 3 days ago and I am thinking of how to wax it when the weather breaks.

It is a black hardtop with the stock plastic fenders. I know from the past that you don't use wax on plastic so I am not sure how to treat the fenders. Actually the bumpers too. They look like they would need special treatment also.

I already have a good wax for black paint picked out. And on my 2013 Mustang I use something called Aerospace 303 spray on its decals. I was wonderinf if that would work?

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I like Mother's Back to Black.

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Old 02-28-2014, 07:57 AM   #4
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Dirt, mud, dust... any combination will do well... ;-)

but if you want it to look factory-fresh, back-to-black comes highly recommended in many auto communities and circles.
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I use 303 works great
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Old 02-28-2014, 09:03 PM   #6
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Don't get any paste wax on the fenders or you will never get it off.
I use Mothers back to black on all the rubber an plastic.
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Old 03-01-2014, 02:03 AM   #7
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Aerospace 303 on your hard top, (Ace Hardware sells it).
Back to black on your fenders and bumper, (most automotive stores and Walmart sells it). Two (2) coats and really rub it in good. Do this in the shade, when the fenders are cool, and then buff with a clean cloth when dry.
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Aerospace 303 on your hard top, (Ace Hardware sells it).
Back to black on your fenders and bumper, (most automotive stores and Walmart sells it). Two (2) coats and really rub it in good. Do this in the shade, when the fenders are cool, and then buff with a clean cloth when dry.
I user Aerospace 303 on top and fenders. Back to Black will work great on the fenders and sometimes I'll go that route, although, I must admit, I've not used the BtoB in a while and just used Aerospace 303...they still look like new...aside from the trail scratches.

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Old 03-01-2014, 08:08 AM   #9
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www.jaxwax.com/

Been using Jaxwax products lately and have been happy with results. The super blue does great at taking wax off the flares and shining them up
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Good question OP, and now you have several choices...........
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:52 AM   #11
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Good question OP, and now you have several choices...........
Yes, thanks for everyone's feedback. Since I have 303 for the black stripes on my Mustang I plan to use it on the roof and buy Back to Black for the fenders and bumpers.

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Yes, thanks for everyone's feedback. Since I have 303 for the black stripes on my Mustang I plan to use it on the roof and buy Back to Black for the fenders and bumpers.

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And that should make it look like new..........
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I like WD-40 on my plastic, it looks great and seems to do better than Armor-All. Just don't leave a lot of excess. Armor-All is white and seems to bleach the plastic over time. WD-40 is clear, and doesn't seem to add that bleaching quality. The WD-40 cleans well too.
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Put the 303 on on your fenders too first. It really seals and protects unlike the BtoB that just makes it look great. The combo is perfect and lasts a lot longer.
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303 Aero is the only product you need for the fenders/bumpers/mirrors, etc.

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