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What detailing agent do you use for your dash? #158312 Apr 18, 2:49pm Apr 18, 2:49pm
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What detailing agent do you use for your dash?
Does everyone just use Armor All? AA does great on the vinyl/plastic parts of the car, and the leather inserts in the doors, but it seems like it sucks on the dash itself.

What does everyone use for the actual dash? The texture is rough and picks up lint easily, armor all just doesn't seems like the best choice for that.


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158313 Apr 18, 2:50pm Apr 18, 2:50pm
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i use armour all and it sucks... i dont know what else to use.

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: spaztikid] #158314 Apr 18, 2:59pm Apr 18, 2:59pm
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
i use armour all and it sucks... i dont know what else to use.


same with me thumbsdown

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158315 Apr 18, 3:17pm Apr 18, 3:17pm
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i use a slightly damp towel...it works good


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158316 Apr 18, 4:14pm Apr 18, 4:14pm
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never put armor all or that shit on the dash..it can damage it over time and looks dumb thumbsdown thumbsdown

I take a nice cloth, put spray nine on it...then wipe down everything...

takes off scuffs, marks, dust...and leaves it clean thumbsup


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: VSGTS14] #158317 Apr 18, 4:30pm Apr 18, 4:30pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
never put armor all or that shit on the dash..it can damage it over time and looks dumb thumbsdown thumbsdown

I take a nice cloth, put spray nine on it...then wipe down everything...

takes off scuffs, marks, dust...and leaves it clean thumbsup


what do you spray on your cloth?

and what type of cloth do you recommend and where do they sell good ones for a car?

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: R3DLIN3GT] #158318 Apr 18, 4:31pm Apr 18, 4:31pm
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Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
never put armor all or that shit on the dash..it can damage it over time and looks dumb thumbsdown thumbsdown

I take a nice cloth, put spray nine on it...then wipe down everything...

takes off scuffs, marks, dust...and leaves it clean thumbsup


what do you spray on your cloth?

and what type of cloth do you recommend and where do they sell good ones for a car?


Spray Nine it's called...

um anytype really...i use these small ones that are red...just use a terry cloth


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: VSGTS14] #158319 Apr 18, 4:35pm Apr 18, 4:35pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
never put armor all or that shit on the dash..it can damage it over time and looks dumb thumbsdown thumbsdown

I take a nice cloth, put spray nine on it...then wipe down everything...

takes off scuffs, marks, dust...and leaves it clean thumbsup


what do you spray on your cloth?

and what type of cloth do you recommend and where do they sell good ones for a car?


Spray Nine it's called...

um anytype really...i use these small ones that are red...just use a terry cloth



oooo...i assumed you misspelled spray mine...ok Spray nine i look for that smile

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158320 Apr 18, 5:04pm Apr 18, 5:04pm
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i never used spray nine but what i have found to work the best is vynlx its at pep boys. it is hte best stuff you can use it lets it breathe so it won't crack isn't too shiny works flawlessly.

oh adn never i repear tneve4r use armor all on yoru dash or setas not too mention any leather it will maek it crack if used repeatedly. for you leather seats and inserts use lexol cleaner and lexol coditioner. my leahter still looks brand new after 2 and a half years.


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: Krayze] #158321 Apr 18, 5:07pm Apr 18, 5:07pm
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Originally Posted by Krayze
i never used spray nine but what i have found to work the best is vynlx its at pep boys. it is hte best stuff you can use it lets it breathe so it won't crack isn't too shiny works flawlessly.

oh adn never i repear tneve4r use armor all on yoru dash or setas not too mention any leather it will maek it crack if used repeatedly. for you leather seats and inserts use lexol cleaner and lexol coditioner. my leahter still looks brand new after 2 and a half years.



ill be looking for that instead thumbsup

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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158322 Apr 18, 5:08pm Apr 18, 5:08pm
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spray nine is just all purpose cleaner


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: VSGTS14] #158323 Apr 18, 7:01pm Apr 18, 7:01pm
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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158324 Apr 18, 7:02pm Apr 18, 7:02pm
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oh okay well i woldn't use a all purpose cleaner for any part of thecar except the engine as a degreaser. never for interior not sure weather it will discolor itover time or not.


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158325 Apr 18, 7:21pm Apr 18, 7:21pm
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yeah armor all does suck on the dash, i use it on the shift boot and the other small parts but ill try using a damp towel from now on


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: Krayze] #158326 Apr 18, 7:34pm Apr 18, 7:34pm
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Originally Posted by Krayze
oh okay well i woldn't use a all purpose cleaner for any part of thecar except the engine as a degreaser. never for interior not sure weather it will discolor itover time or not.


no, it won't cause it's safe..

i work as a car detailer, i know pretty much what works and doesn't grin


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158327 Apr 18, 7:41pm Apr 18, 7:41pm
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i use meguires gold class all purpose cleaner wipes. works pretty good


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: 2K4Celica] #158328 Apr 18, 8:12pm Apr 18, 8:12pm
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I use a swiffer duster.

no need to clean it just want to get it dust free


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: DiabloGTS] #158329 Apr 18, 8:31pm Apr 18, 8:31pm
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I use lexol leather conditioner and cleaner for the shift boot, sills and seats. Then vinylex on a wet microfiber towel to clean the rest. It's the best I tried so far. Much better than Armor All, that stuff sucks.

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: hephaestus] #158330 Apr 18, 9:48pm Apr 18, 9:48pm
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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: VSGTS14] #158331 Apr 19, 7:01pm Apr 19, 7:01pm
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Quote:

no, it won't cause it's safe..

i work as a car detailer, i know pretty much what works and doesn't grin

You work as a detailer and you use Spray nine on DASHES ?? What do you use for windows spit and an old newspaper ? Spray nine will dry the dash out it is also corrosive...

Anywho ... Personally meg gold class spray stinks Megs NXT smells OK but doesnt work as well leaves spots confused . I use the bright red bottle meg vinyl cleaner cant remeber the name but it presents a nice shine thats last isnt to bling bling and it isnt oily or attracts a lot of dust . I mention the smell cause I can smell it for a couple day s and smells nasty . Armor All is like the Geo Metro of detailing supplies Spend a couple bucks more and get a better product

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: anaijelly] #158332 Apr 19, 7:20pm Apr 19, 7:20pm
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Quote:

no, it won't cause it's safe..

i work as a car detailer, i know pretty much what works and doesn't grin

You work as a detailer and you use Spray nine on DASHES ?? What do you use for windows spit and an old newspaper ? Spray nine will dry the dash out it is also corrosive...

Anywho ... Personally meg gold class spray stinks Megs NXT smells OK but doesnt work as well leaves spots confused . I use the bright red bottle meg vinyl cleaner cant remeber the name but it presents a nice shine thats last isnt to bling bling and it isnt oily or attracts a lot of dust . I mention the smell cause I can smell it for a couple day s and smells nasty . Armor All is like the Geo Metro of detailing supplies Spend a couple bucks more and get a better product [/quote]

uh, no, you never spray the cleaner directly on the dash..

and it's harmless, i work with a PROFESSIONALY who has been our dealer's car detailer ever since we opened...that's how i learned wave


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: VSGTS14] #158333 Apr 19, 7:24pm Apr 19, 7:24pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
never put armor all or that shit on the dash..it can damage it over time and looks dumb thumbsdown thumbsdown

I take a nice cloth, put spray nine on it...then wipe down everything...

takes off scuffs, marks, dust...and leaves it clean thumbsup
Armor All is pure shit. It does damage your interior over time, so if you like your car then don't use it.

Meguire's (sp) is really good, if you are willing to pay a little more.


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: slidr] #158334 Apr 19, 7:57pm Apr 19, 7:57pm
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i work at a ford dealer, and we have a waxed cloth made by motorcraft. it works very well at removing dust without leaving any fibers from the cloth or wax on the surfaces. in other words it works great for dusting without leaving any chemicals on the surface. smile

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: Know666] #158338 Apr 21, 4:33pm Apr 21, 4:33pm
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well if you work as a detailer then why havent you heard of vynlx ?

and are you one of the guys who prep the cars for when tehy are new or when teh cutsomer brings it in for a detail?

they are not the same. the prep is just a wash and a sipe down pointless and crappy.


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Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: Krayze] #158340 Apr 21, 6:59pm Apr 21, 6:59pm
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I'm not sure of what's going on here. Don't you mean vinylex?
I'm sure he's not talking to you^^^ Mr. Sray Nine user and known employment history maybe the Ford guy. Any way those Lexol products are good enough for our Celicas.

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: hephaestus] #158341 Apr 21, 8:33pm Apr 21, 8:33pm
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meguiars dash & trim foam protectant is great, thats what i use and have no problems with it. also if your looking for a nice shine, buy a can of silicone (spell?) spray and a light coat of that on the dash and spread evenly. it doesnt hurt it as well. i have even also heard of people using vaseline but i dont know how good it works or damage it does if any?

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: spaztikid] #158342 Apr 22, 5:10am Apr 22, 5:10am
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DONT USE ARMOR ALL thumbsdown Bad!
I use soap, water and a sponge
Works great and actually cleans the dash instead of adding a slimmy layer over the dirt like armor all.

Re: What detailing agent do you use for your dash? [Re: Sara] #158343 Apr 22, 5:13am Apr 22, 5:13am
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I just use a damp cloth.. thumbsup

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Think of it like this you paid 20k for the car you spent maybe 5k on mods but you dont want to spend $6 on a quality PROTECTANT?? the dash needs Protection putting stuff on it may actually harm it . You could dry it out or it could belike an accellerant and burn the dash .
So go buy a decent dash dressing try the NXT in the picture you might like it it smells pretty good Gold class stinks .
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