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Old 06-20-12, 08:37 AM
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Polish/wax a Natural Carbon Frame?

Seems like a quality car polish would offer some protection from road grime and give it a luster.

Anyone polish a natural finish carbon frame? Any problems?
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I've been know to use car wax on my frame to get junk off of it I usually end up going over the entire frame at that point it does help road grime from sticking to it making easer to wipe off later. I don't make it a regular thing to do so but its not a problem if thats what your asking, all carbon has some type of clear resin over it so your not actually applying to to raw carbon.
They do make stung to protect carbon from UV damage if you really want to do it right.

Bottom line is If it's clear coated, treat it like any other paint surface (Wax and/or Sealant)
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I ahd frames painted a few years ago and the painter told me to use Pledge to shine it up. It rinses off and takes most of the dirt with it.
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