BASF Automotive Refinish Coatings
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203 Wax and Grease Remover

United States

203 is a blend of specially formulated solvents designed to remove most surface contaminants such as silicone, wax, grease, tar and road film. 203 also causes a slight softening action on existing paint which provides better bonding and adhesion of succeeding coats.


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