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    what do you use on your dash?

    I dont put anything on my dash, i just use a damp towel to clean it, and i use a sun visor to block UV rays. I dont use armor all , bc i hear the alcohol in it makes stuff crack and fade over time.

    what do you put on your dash? does it protect against UV rays? i dont want something that looks greasy.

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    yeah. i dont like the shine that armor all gives the dash....i never heard about it cracking over time though??

    i just use a damp microfiber cloth to clean off all the dust. every week...i always got one handy in the trunk
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    I've been trying to find something to use on my dash. I use a sunshade like you do but I still think it could benefit from some kind of protectant.

    I'm thinking about trying this stuff

    http://www.griotsgarage.com/catalog....1006&SKU=11173
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redline927
    I dont use armor all , bc i hear the alcohol in it makes stuff crack and fade over time.
    I have seen it happen. Armor all does do that. But if you just use the Armor all Cleaning Wipes they do not have alcohol in them so it does not crack your dash. I use them and it works great. There is a type of fish oil or something that a detail guy in town uses. I will find out what it is a let you guys know. It is supposed to protect and keep the dash in great shape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redline927
    I dont put anything on my dash, i just use a damp towel to clean it, and i use a sun visor to block UV rays. I dont use armor all , bc i hear the alcohol in it makes stuff crack and fade over time.

    what do you put on your dash? does it protect against UV rays? i dont want something that looks greasy.
    I do the same. Slightly damp terry cloth cotton towel to dust and clean at the end of every car wash. Why would you want something even slightly glossy? Glossy = glare.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 04.SPT.WRX
    I do the same. Slightly damp terry cloth cotton towel to dust and clean at the end of every car wash. Why would you want something even slightly glossy? Glossy = glare.
    +1 for wet cloth... I've also used the armor all wipes. They clean the dash and don't leave a greasy residue...
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    This is what I use.
    http://www.autogeek.net/pbnl16.html
    Natural Look by PoorBoy's. It can go from completely matte looking to pretty glossy depending on how you apply it and/or remove it. Plus, it's not oily and has no petroleum, so no cracking and it has the best smell EVAR. Great stuff.
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    im gonna go ahead and throw an order in for this: http://www.autopia-carcare.com/son-700.html

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    I've used the Sonus before. Way overpriced for what it does in my opinion. It has no smell and is ultra watery. You must let it sit for a while for it to seem like you used it, so it's not nearly as easy to use. You can get 32oz of the Poorboy's stuff for the price of 16oz of the Sonus Eclipse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WRCfan
    I've used the Sonus before. Way overpriced for what it does in my opinion. It has no smell and is ultra watery. You must let it sit for a while for it to seem like you used it, so it's not nearly as easy to use. You can get 32oz of the Poorboy's stuff for the price of 16oz of the Sonus Eclipse.
    well in my case, i dont want anything that smells, and i dont even want to see it, i dont want shine. I want my dash to look 100% clean and factory, just have UV protection.

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    Gotcha. Sonus would do the trick then. I think the new Meg's Quick Interior Detailer has UV protection, and it has no smell or shining ability. Like $5.99 at local stores.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WRCfan
    Gotcha. Sonus would do the trick then. I think the new Meg's Quick Interior Detailer has UV protection, and it has no smell or shining ability. Like $5.99 at local stores.
    yeah ive seen it around, i may give that a try first.

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    If its dirty (drink, food, etc) then I use a damp cloth.....dust on the other hand, I just snatch one of me mums ol' Swiffer Dusters for a few minutes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScreamnRex
    If its dirty (drink, food, etc) then I use a damp cloth.....dust on the other hand, I just snatch one of me mums ol' Swiffer Dusters for a few minutes.
    using anything to prevent sun damage?

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