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Old 08-07-2014, 09:42 AM   #1
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First time I've ever used plasti dip an just wanted an suggestions on what to clean my wheels with before I use the plasti dip. I'm sure I still have wax on my wheels so I know I need to get that off.

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Old 08-07-2014, 09:45 AM   #2
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From the YouTube videos I've seen, seems like your wheels just need to be thoroughly cleaned and then wiped down with denatured alcohol. Good luck!

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Old 08-07-2014, 09:46 AM   #3
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Thank you. I've got a can for each wheel. Should be interesting this being my first go around with the dip.
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Old 08-07-2014, 09:46 AM   #4
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Dish soap will take wax off. I don't know if it's necessary to remove wax.

I'd just use a mild soap as you'd do any other time you wash the wheels. Then quick rub with Alcohol as indicated above.

I have zero personal experience with Plastidip, but I have a friend who had absolute hell getting it off a car he was installing a "wrap" on. After seeing that I have avoided the stuff. Many other people don't have these issues...so maybe it had to do with prep, or with the thickness the plastidip was applied. (thicker is better I've been told). Best of luck with it.
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Old 08-07-2014, 09:48 AM   #5
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Dish soap will take wax off. I don't know if it's necessary to remove wax.

I'd just use a mild soap as you'd do any other time you wash the wheels. Then quick rub with Alcohol as indicated above.

I have zero personal experience with Plastidip, but I have a friend who had absolute hell getting it off a car he was installing a "wrap" on. After seeing that I have avoided the stuff. Many other people don't have these issues...so maybe it had to do with prep, or with the thickness the plastidip was applied. (thicker is better I've been told).
Yes. You need to remove the wax. You need everything to be nice and clean. Just like painting any surface.

Dish soap the crap out of your wheels. Then denatured alcohol like mentioned before. Follow the instructions.
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Old 08-07-2014, 09:52 AM   #6
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