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Old 07-08-2004, 08:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What's the best thing to use to clean the dashboard of my 540i? I currently wipe it down with a damp "Absorber" after washing the outside of vehicle. Is there something better? I don't want it to dry out, but I don't want to destroy it and by using something like Armoral on it

What do you use?

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Old 07-10-2004, 12:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Get some Lexol vinyl/plastic cleaner/conditioner.
Check the Detailing FAQ section for more info on a bunch of products.

btw, I wouldn't use just a wet towel to clean it. Gotta use somethin' that protects it.
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ya i use vinylex too it works great. somtimes i get carried away with it and vinylex everything that is vinyl or plastic, then my car really looks good. B)
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Lexol's Vinyl/plastic protectant is called Vinylex ... but you're gonna want to clean it first with something. 303 Aerospace makes an amazin Protectant (called 303 Aerospace Protectant) and they have a similar cleaner as well.

For something simpler, mix some Woolite (yes, woolite) up in water in a 6:1 ratio. Spray a MF towel and wipe it all down first ... then put whatever protectant you want on ... like Vinylex or 303

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