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Does wax ever go bad?

Discussion in 'Technical Q&A' started by LetsJet, Jul 15, 2004.

  1. LetsJet

    LetsJet F1 Veteran
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    I have a set of Mother's P1, P2, P3 that I've had for around a decade. Does this stuff ever go bad?
     
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  3. racerx

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    I'm no chemist but i've bought some that was dry looking and crumbling into small clumps and tossed it out. Wouldn't want to screw with a nice paint job.
    T
     
  4. lotustt

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    Yes wax can go "bad". Drying up is a big issue.
     
  5. wax

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    I highly resemble that!
     
  6. Spasso

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    The new video soon to be released, "WAX GONE BAD" to be followed by, "WAX BEHAVING BADLY".
     
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  8. bernardo66

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    Bad wax, bad wax...watcha gonna do.....
     
  9. LetsJet

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    I contacted Mothers today and the guy was real friendly.

    He said use it........ He, also said if concerned pour a bit on a cloth or plate and if the product is "together" then it will work great. He also said my wax wasn't a decade old because it was in red bottles.

    So Wax.... u Waxon or Waxoff?
     
  10. dm_n_stuff

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    I dunno know, but I heard he Waxoff all the time.
     
  11. wax

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    If you must know Way Too Much Information, I haven't Wax-offed since May of 1999. Fact.
     
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  13. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
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    Geez,

    I really have to hand it to you for your honesty.

    Anyone here that can beat that record?
     
  14. wax

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    Yeah, beat that hand!
     
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    Yes, but do you go bad??
     
  16. Ricambi America

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    I have no idea what you're all talking about -- but it sounds naughty. ;-)

    Regarding the wax, make sure to shake it vigorously in the bottle and see if it comes together. You'll know if it's gone bad if there's a watery look to it.

    -Daniel
     
  17. Spasso

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    Give the guy a hand!
     
  18. DGS

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    But if you Wax rapsotic you'll have Wayne after you.
    Of course, we get a lot of Wayne storms awound here.

    (Get thee to a punnery)
     
  19. dm_n_stuff

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    some of these comments seem a little premature to me.

    And, talk about hijacking a thread....

    I think we've flogged this topic long enough.
     
  20. LetsJet

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    Hijacked and left with the plane! But, I don't care...

    Update..... Mothers P1 does go bad! I poured some out and it didn't look right at all.

    Off to the auto store tomorrow........ Which wax should I get again? lol
     
  21. jonw440

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    I wouldn't use it!! Not that it has gone "Bad" it's just old wax is just that "old wax". Use something from today. (Actually better products) Try Meguiars new NXT at your local parts store. OR get the "good stuff" P21S, Pinnacle or go synthetic with Klasse. (My favorite) I use the Klasse cleaner than glaze then top off with P21S. Here is a link.
    Wax and Sealants
     
  22. steve f

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    he seems alright to me had a few good chats with him
     

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