Old 06-15-2024, 09:08 PM
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Default Undercarriage rubber removal

What’s the best thing to use to get rid of tire rubber without harming the paint?? I have enough rubber under my car to make a 14x32 tire..

Old 06-15-2024, 09:30 PM
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I used a plastic putty knife to get the thick stuff and then clean it with thinner.

What I started doing a couple years ago that works very well. I have been applying a clear wrap on the lower quarters. Can't even tell it's there. It really helps with chips and protect the paint. You can be a little more aggressive at removing the rubber. When it gets to bad I peel it off and apply more, usually a couple times a year.

A side note, I noticed since I changed to radials I don't get much rubber.

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Plastic scraper wd40 and totally awesome from the dollar store

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On the outer body, WD-40 works well and doesn't ruin the paint.

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Old 06-16-2024, 04:59 PM
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I hear a non stick cooking spray works also. Never tried it yet

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I was told that the Snap-On 'Crud Thug' is the silver bullet for removing undercoating, even saved info regarding when I heard about it.


They make an electric one too. Eastwood I think has a knock-off, as probably others do.

The pics I saw exposed the original color on the bottom of the car pics that went along with the comments.



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