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Wax Powdercoat?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Over the LINE, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. Apr 26, 2018 at 7:57 AM
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    Over the LINE

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    So I have powdercoated front and rear bumpers. Can they be waxed? What else can I put on them to slow the oxidation?
     
  2. Apr 26, 2018 at 8:34 AM
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    Darth Tundra

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    No....you don't want to wax powdercoat
     
  3. Apr 26, 2018 at 8:40 AM
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    Really? I wax my rims and I’m pretty sure the factory wheels are powder coated. Maybe not, but I know they have a clear coat, maybe that’s the difference.
     
  4. Apr 26, 2018 at 9:07 AM
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    I asked the PC shop aftet they didbmy wheels and they just recommended cleaning them with microfiber.
     
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    Yes...if they are clearcoated its ok to wax them
     
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  6. Apr 26, 2018 at 1:51 PM
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    Bumpers are not clear coated so....anyone have any ideas as to how I can protect them from sun and bugs?
     
  7. Apr 26, 2018 at 5:00 PM
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    Not powder coat, but an equally difficult product to keep clean and looking nice, Line-X. I have the bottom of my truck and my fender flares Line-x'd. I spray it with simple green, scrub it with a soft bristle wheel brush, and then hose off. I let it dry on it's own in the sun, I've tried to dry it with a microfiber towel before and I'm always left with little fuzzies everywhere.

    When it's completely dry I hit it with 2 light coats of tire shine, whatever I might have in the garage after I wash the truck. I cut a piece of cardboard to follow along as I spray to keep overspray off the paint. This will stay looking good for about 2 months. The initial gloss will be gone in about 2-3 days, but it still looks deep black for almost 2 months.

    I know from items that I do have powdercoated without a gloss finish, is that they have a texture to them. That is why I immediately thought of how I keep my Line-x clean.
     
  8. May 2, 2018 at 7:35 AM
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    What about the F-11 Topcoat stuff? Anyone tried this on Powdercoat?
     

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