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This is a discussion on dash cleaner within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I am wondering if someone can recommend a cleaner for the dash and interior that is not Armorall. I would ...

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    dash cleaner

    I am wondering if someone can recommend a cleaner for the dash and interior that is not Armorall. I would like a protectant that is not shiney or slippery. Any thoughts?

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    before, i used to use armor all, but now all i do is wet a cotton rag or towel, add a tiny drop of soap, and wipe down the dash, steering wheel, shifter, and door dashes. as long as the rag isnt soaked (ie just dampen it), you should be OK

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    Here are two good threads on the topic, my opinion is in both of them.

    Interior protectant?


    Armor All Substitute?

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    I talked with a body repair guy and he suggested just use plain old pledge and to not use armorall. He had some good reasons but I can't remember =p
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    Armor-all used to make a low-gloss version of their product that I liked a lot. I suspect they've stopped making it, because I can't seem to find it anywhere. So, I've switched to Black Magic Low-gloss protectant wipes, purchased at Pep Boys. I would have preferred the kind in the bottle rather than wipes, but this is all they had in low-gloss. It works well. I've got to try some of the items in the previously mentioned threads....

    Seems like nobody likes the high gloss finishes. Wonder why they're still so common?
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    Black Magic products are very bad for your car!!! If you want the gloss of BM use Lexol Vinylex, a couple of coats will get you a nice shine. Read the previously linked threads, I think I said why based products are bad.

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    EDIT: Always after cleaning with warm soapy rag to get the previous junk off.

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    the armor all CLEANER is excellent. no gloss, just a nice clean, residue free, dust repellent surface. if you want to protect it, check the links. the vinylx stuff is good. mothers also makes a leather cleaner that does a nice "one wipe" job on vinyl.



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    hmmm...Plexus...I use that for my paintball mask

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    Originally posted by tan
    hmmm...Plexus...I use that for my paintball mask
    MMMMmmm, Plexus. I love things from aerosol cans that smell so good! Works nice for protecting wheels, cleaning headlights, foglights, light covers...good product. Still love Aerospace 303 for interior stuff.

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