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WAXOYL removal

Post by Waddy » Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:21 pm

Whats the best way or what can i use to remove 30 year old waxoyl ?



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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by Nate » Thu Jan 23, 2014 11:33 pm

If it was me, I think i would try a heat gun and some blue roll to soften it and wipe it off, then try something like wd40, petrol, brake cleaner or thinners to remove the rest. Be aware of damaging paint with chemicals and setting fire to stuff


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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by mark1gls » Fri Jan 24, 2014 12:09 am

Where is the waxoyl and why do you want to remove it?


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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by Waddy » Fri Jan 24, 2014 10:23 pm

It was done in 79 its in the engine bay on the sills ( outer ) in most places. Rear valence ( outer ) Front valence ( outer ) . I have got it off the places i need to weld . Its done its job



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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by james butler » Mon Sep 08, 2014 4:49 pm

I used one of these on my angle grinder which worked well.
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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by Neillyboy » Mon Sep 08, 2014 8:41 pm

Cellulose thinners will take it off no probs and pretty quickly.



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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by Nate » Tue Sep 09, 2014 9:32 am

Waddy wrote:It was done in 79 its in the engine bay on the sills ( outer ) in most places. Rear valence ( outer ) Front valence ( outer ) . I have got it off the places i need to weld . Its done its job
If you need to weld, the waxoyl obviously hasn't done it's job ;D

I found a disc cutter works well to remove it. Soon sets fire to it, rapidly folllowed by 2 more cars in the scrapyard. Ooops!


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Re: WAXOYL removal

Post by Rusty dan » Thu Aug 13, 2015 9:16 am

May be a toffee wheel will shift it quick? Does well with glue residue


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