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ddavila Aug 23, 8:37pm
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
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2000 Toyota Celica

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stock radio face is cloudy - how to clean?

Hey Partypeople,
I've got a 2000 Celica GTS with 107,000 miles. I've become increasingly annoyed with cloudy surface on the stock radio's display window. I think it has become cloudy due to my use of Windex; or my rare run over it with ArmorAll. I'm guessing that the display window does not like the amonia content of the Windex. I've spoken with friends and I've gotten various responses; one said try vinegar. Another said that I'm screwed unless I try buffing the top layer out with a soft dremmel attachment. Another said that the face is made of plexiglass which requires plexiglass cleaner. I've looked into the owner's manual but nothing is noted regarding the cleaning of the radio. If anyone else has experienced this and has a fix, I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks.

GreyGhost2k2 Aug 23, 9:29pm

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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pick up some 303 Aerospace Protectant
303's site <----Click here
...works on everything...even our sensative moonroofs...I use it on the engine bay plastics too..check my Profile for pics...

DO NOT USE A DREMMEL, WINDEX, ARMORALL, OR VINEGAR

I had the same prob after the collision center worked on my car...used some 303 and it went away...but now every 4-6 months it comes back..I have no clue what they did...but another wipe of 303 and its gone.. simply put this shit is a miracle in a bottle for plastic, rubber, and well just read about it.

ragingpaseo Aug 23, 10:00pm
2003 blue Toyota Celica
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never ever use armorall on any clean plastic surface... thumbsdown

fonz182 Aug 24, 2:58am

Pimpin aint easy

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Try Bluemagic plastic and plexiglass cleaner/light scratch remover. I had hairline scratches from using rough paper towels on my clear gauge cover and now they are gone! thumbsup i believe Mothers brand makes a similar product too.

ddavila Aug 25, 12:34am
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
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2000 Toyota Celica

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greyghost2k2, ragingpaseo, & fonz182,
Thanks for the replies... very much appreciate all of them. Fonz182, cool pix; not too showy, just great tasteful pix of cute girl. Later everyone...

cycocelica Aug 25, 1:09am

daman

2000 Toyota Celica GT

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buy an aftermarket one

Erick Aug 25, 1:15am

Bread Fishing..

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Originally Posted by fonz182
Try Bluemagic plastic and plexiglass cleaner/light scratch remover. I had hairline scratches from using rough paper towels on my clear gauge cover and now they are gone! thumbsup i believe Mothers brand makes a similar product too.
yah mothers plastic polish..nice stuff i use it on the tails and headlamps thumbsup

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VSGTS14 Aug 25, 10:20am

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2005 Subaru WRX STi

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try some kind of polish...
i would use stereo glaze


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