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Old 10-07-2010, 08:29 PM   #1
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nerf bar zipper

Every zipper on my nerf bar is stick. What would you guys recommend? Some wd40?

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Old 10-07-2010, 08:32 PM   #2
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Nerf bar? Do you mean your rollbars? Candle wax is a very good choice for zippers as it lubricates them while not attracting and hanging onto dirt like a petrolelum-based lubricant would. Lithium spray lube is good too but candle wax (paraffin) is my #1 choice.

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Old 10-07-2010, 08:45 PM   #3
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You nailed it jerry. For the cage. I'm gonna route my CB wire under the foam padding so its 1. Out of the way. And 2. Safer from being destroyed.
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Try Vaseline. It's cheap and its good at protecting against corrosion.
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Old 10-07-2010, 10:52 PM   #5
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I use candle wax on my windows and it works like a charm
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:09 AM   #6
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Try Vaseline. It's cheap and its good at protecting against corrosion.

I would go with wax...dirt and crud will stick to Vaseline as it is petroleum based...
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:49 AM   #7
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thanks everyone for the responses. ill try the candle wax tomorrow afternoon and let you know how it worked for me
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Old 10-08-2010, 04:32 AM   #8
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All the above work well but silicon spray is my fave.
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Old 10-08-2010, 11:18 AM   #9
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I like bar soap better than wax.
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Bar soap is good until it rains which quickly rinses it all out. Wax won't rinse out from rain.
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Old 10-08-2010, 12:31 PM   #11
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Bar soap is good until it rains which quickly rinses it all out. Wax won't rinse out from rain.
True, but hopefully he doesn't let too much rain get on the jeeps roll bar covers with the top down. I did the rear window and it lasted for a long time, but we don't get much rain.
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Old 10-09-2010, 05:08 PM   #12
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I use regular chapstick (with the black wrapper) and keep it in the glovebox..... My window zippers were completely locked up and now they work like new.
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Old 10-09-2010, 07:03 PM   #13
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I use regular chapstick (with the black wrapper) and keep it in the glovebox..... My window zippers were completely locked up and now they work like new.
Does the flavor matter Oh...You said regular...It may be the cocktail. Forgive me.

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