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Dashboard matt
« on: 06 July 2011, 01:08:33 PM »
Anyone got any recommendations? I've been using the Armor All wipes for a while now but my dash, presumably as the plastic ages, is becoming more reflective.

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #1 on: 06 July 2011, 04:47:57 PM »
I use Autosmart Dash Dandy 'satin' leaves a nice clean non reflective finish.

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #2 on: 06 July 2011, 11:06:55 PM »
I don't like to use any chemical at all really - they all seem to make plastics shiny to some degree, so I try to use a damp cloth as much as possible.

Check out Wynns Cockpit Matt - thats supposed to be non shiny.

I personally like Aerospace 303 - pricey but lasts forever and gives UV protection - doesn't leave things shiny - just new looking.

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #3 on: 07 July 2011, 06:58:19 AM »
I was looking at this sort of thing last week and noticed that the AutoGlym stuff had two sets of instructions.  "Low Sheen" and "High Sheen". To get the low sheen you spray and rub off immediately.  To get high sheen you spray, let it dry and then buff off.
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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #4 on: 15 July 2011, 12:08:02 PM »
I've got myself a steam cleaner- will see how I go on with that before picking a new chemical to apply :)

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #5 on: 16 July 2011, 03:17:46 PM »
Steam wasn't really shifting it so I went for the IPA, which worked a treat  8). I've now just got to decide if I dare put any other chemical on it lest it goes shiney. Still,at least I know how to de-shiney it now :)

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #6 on: 16 July 2011, 04:45:51 PM »
 ???  IPA? Have I missed something? 

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #7 on: 16 July 2011, 06:49:03 PM »
What a waste putting it on your dash  ::)

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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #8 on: 16 July 2011, 07:53:58 PM »
It's just an illusion then....?


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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #9 on: 17 July 2011, 09:47:13 AM »
Hahaha!

Wrong sort of alcohol.

This is what you want


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Re: Dashboard matt
« Reply #10 on: 17 July 2011, 09:55:53 AM »
Ahaaa... IPA = isopropyl alcohol then?