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Old 07-29-2010, 02:39 PM   #1
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What is a good cleaner or a method of washing your bodies that have a wrap on it? I noticed last time I used some de-greaser and it tended to leave a dulling effect behind. But after some heavy wiping I managed to make it shine again. So for future refrence, what is some good stuff to use? Thanks
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What is a good cleaner or a method of washing your bodies that have a wrap on it? I noticed last time I used some de-greaser and it tended to leave a dulling effect behind. But after some heavy wiping I managed to make it shine again. So for future refrence, what is some good stuff to use? Thanks
I always use a wet rag, nothing to harsh, and some diluted simple green. Full strength will or can dull the shine on the graphics.

Use Torco Moto Prep after washing, it is a polymer coating and prevents dirt from sticking to the body, making clean up much easier. Also great for the chassis, ask some of the guys that use it, Eric Rodrigues, DJ Hepler etc...Great Stuff and used by all the top Motocross teams.
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mildly wash with soap/water, then hit it with some KalGard Pro Shine
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Ok. Thanks!

I have this stuff I use on my quads plastics after washing for shine. I can't reveal what it is yet, let me try it out first, as I have a extra piece of body wrap to test it on. I know it makes my quads plastics shine like new and leaves a smooth surface. I would figure it should work good on rc bodies, making it a breeze to air hose off and wash afterwards.
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i use pledge clean and shine stuff the orange scented kind. i just spray it on and then wipe all the dirt and stuff off works good
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mildly wash with soap/water, then hit it with some KalGard Pro Shine
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the pledge stuff wont dull wraps or plastics?
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we use Pledge on the whole car, minus the brakes

its awesome, the orange can is my favorite
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simple green and water heavy on the water side, this will help remove any oils left over by the fuel, then follow up with Kal-guard products to keep it glossy, I have used tire wet in a pinch to keep it glossy and repel dirt, just make sure you wipe it down good before you go out.
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Kal-Gards pro shine hands down is all you need other then a rag. Pro shine will last a good while as well. One more plus it smells really good to like most of the other Kal-gard product.
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