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I've also had good results using Autoglym's intensive tar remover. That snow foam is remarkable. Sticks like spray mount!! Might need some of that.

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Snow foam is fun but I'm not convinced it's a major aid in the cleaning process personally...

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Being partial to a bit of detailing, myself, I enjoyed every minute of that. I have the same frustrations with rubber rash on the side panels of mine, so will duly order up one of the featured products. Clay cloth is a neat idea too, I haven't been sufficiently faffed to clay bar mine yet, but the cloth is a nice 'middle of the road' option. 

Oh, why am I so limited on options getting the Cup R Aero fitted, now Motorsport have shut up shop *pout*

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Do you know a good alternative to Mothers racing rubber remover ? (not easy to find in France) 

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Echo, echo....

Actually most of the time I find rubber rash will come off the Caterham with a bit of waterless wash / detailing spray and a microfibre

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Nice video, now I realize I have some rubber sticked on the car, so I have bought some rubber remover and "ferric" decontaminant!

Let´s have it clean and sound! :lol:

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On 27 October 2016 at 21:38, geartox said:

Do you know a good alternative to Mothers racing rubber remover ? (not easy to find in France) 

T-cut worked fine on my paint protection film on rear arches.  Have to admit I'm a little suspect of all these different products some times.   Bug and tar receiver seems to be no better than glass cleaner.  Then again I get bored after 20 mins cleaning a car ;)..... Much rather drive it B-)

 

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:lol:

thanks for the feedback. I will try autoglym and t-cut

 

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Great Video! 

Does anybody have an idea which products to use for rubber removal on matt black paint?

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@NW76

I got this case on the front panel. I used Swissvax opaque products (gently rub). After few weeks and few wash sessions, it was totally gone. I never took the risk to use other "decontaminant" products on matt black paint.

During trackdays some people have recommended a product named in France "essence f" (wikipedia translation :  sort of white gas) really efficient on paint (not matt paint). 

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Thanks! That's exactly what I am doing as well ... but only the "shampoo" and the "quick cleaner".. are you using their wax and pre wax cleaner to get rid of rubber or the same stuff I use?

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9 hours ago, NW76 said:

Thanks! That's exactly what I am doing as well ... but only the "shampoo" and the "quick cleaner".. are you using their wax and pre wax cleaner to get rid of rubber or the same stuff I use?

 

don't remember I think yes.

 

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Nothing would remove the tonnes of rubber down the sides of mine following my recent track day at Silverstone GP. In the end put some petrol on a cloth and it simply wiped off.

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13 minutes ago, Alex L said:

Nothing would remove the tonnes of rubber down the sides of mine following my recent track day at Silverstone GP. In the end put some petrol on a cloth and it simply wiped off.

WD40 is equally effected but takes any wax away with it - i use it on really stubborn bits (especially yellow/ white cars ive had previously), full wash afterwards to get rid of any residue and then re-seal/wax

 

 

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