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Old 09-02-2017, 06:21 PM   #1
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Well, after 16 years of doing this not very well, I feel the need to really wash and wax the pop top. I have washed it when I do the body, but waxing is difficult to figure out. How do others do it? Thanks for any suggestions.
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Old 09-02-2017, 06:33 PM   #2
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At this stage, If you are really at an impasse with resolving your "cleaning" concerns - only reasonable advise I can offer as a remedy to your dilemma involves professional help.................Detail shop.
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Old 09-03-2017, 08:38 PM   #5
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I've washed my PH top lots of times, even scrubbing with a brush, etc., but I never got it REALLY clean until this weekend when I borrowed my dad's high-end Graco pro pressure washer 3200 psi). Wow! It looks almost new. It's amazing the embedded dirt it cleaned off.
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Old 09-04-2017, 09:08 AM   #6
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Thanks all. The "Wax on, wax off" is good, not for me but..... Now, the trick is the waxing. I can get it clean with various cleaners, but the waxing part, I'm nervous about leaning over and trying to get it all waxed and then off. Is there a liquid wax, I know not the best, that might do it?
Again, thanks all.
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Old 09-04-2017, 05:33 PM   #7
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I always used Hastings hard carnuba wax and it's a job for sure. Having a rack on top would have made it nearly impossible to wax and why I switch to Rhino lining. On my boat I used Attwood liquid wax and a similar product made by Starbrite. With a white PH top I didn't want anything that discolor the top. Maybe research boater wax for fiberglass.
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I am debating to have the top line-x for better protection and virtually maintenance free.


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Just to bring this thread back to life,I am about to get a PH top added at SMB and was wondering whether it is worth it to get the top painted (Oxford White) or just go with the Gel finish and try and get a good wax on it.Am also adding a Aluminess rack so access to it with the rack on might be limited.
I also see some guys are Raptor lining them,is this a SMB addition or did you do it yourselves.
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I am debating to have the top line-x for better protection and virtually maintenance free.


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