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Old 11-29-2006, 11:12 PM   #1
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Talking Help!!! Look in here if you dare!

First off if i put this in the wrong thread I'm sorry mods. please dont ban me! (ha ha ha).

Okay my question is, Whats the best product to use to clean the dash inside the focus?
And whats the best way to clean the radio part in my car? it's very dirty and just wondering what a good way of cleaning it was...


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Old 11-29-2006, 11:47 PM   #2
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I heard if you use the armor all stuff, there is a special oil in the cloth, and when you stop using it, your dash cracks. I actually heard that on here somewhere.
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Old 11-29-2006, 11:49 PM   #3
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bro just use some armoral wipes protectant thats what i use and it gives the shine you will want
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Old 11-30-2006, 12:54 AM   #4
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use the cleaning ones, then the protectant ones, works awesome
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Water and a paper towel are good enough for me.
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Armoral is the best I have used! i love this stuff!
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For general cleaning the dash and all the components on it, i use a California Dash Duster, works great.
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Anything but armorall, those products actually attract dust in the long haul and if you don't cover and wipe every single inch, you'll see it. It also can cause glare from the shine it leaves on the dash making it hard to see on sunny days.

Myself, I use a swifter pad (electrostatic to pick up the dust) then usually a typical 'non shine' automotive cleaner, but if you keep the car dusted regularily, you shouldn't need to actually spray anything on the dash anyway.
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the armoral stuff is good for haevy soil, but only use it to clean, then use a duster and non shine cleaner monthly, and it'll be good.
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Well you do need to provide a level of UV protection.
I use Gold Class Vinyl/Rubber Protectant



on my car about once a month and then I use Quik Interior Detailer



weekly. I never have to worry about my dash cracking if I stop using it too. It does not contain and ingredents that will strip my vinyl of oil.
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