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Old 03-23-2015, 05:33 PM
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Has anyone used this stuff before? I used it and I guess from the heat of Arizona it discolored my dash. So looks like Ill be buying a dash cover just to be safe.
 
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Old 03-23-2015, 05:38 PM
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never used it before, I found some stuff at Krown Rust control last year that works amazing on my cars. Sorry to hear it faded your dash, that is not good, but I do know the arizona sun can be harsh on a good day
 
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Old 03-23-2015, 06:27 PM
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It doesn't matter how the weather is. A friend of mine used it and it left a gray haze on the dash. It took several cleanings with (blue) dawn dishwashing liquid and scrub to get it back close to the original color. Then is had to be soaked a couple times with leather conditioner. A couple extra bucks up front for a better quality product can save money in the long run and a large headache.
 
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Old 03-23-2015, 06:37 PM
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I use Turtle wax dash cleaner it works really well. Maguire's is a good product also.
 
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Old 03-24-2015, 08:27 AM
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Try to purchase a product that has UV Protection for the dash. Also a matte finish would be nice so that the sun doesn't reflect off of it.

Something like Adam's interior detailer is a good one: Total Interior Cleaner and Dressing | Clean Auto Interior

Also make sure, no matter what, you apply in the shade with the dash cool to the touch.
 
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Old 03-24-2015, 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted by 03SSLE View Post
It doesn't matter how the weather is. A friend of mine used it and it left a gray haze on the dash. It took several cleanings with (blue) dawn dishwashing liquid and scrub to get it back close to the original color. Then is had to be soaked a couple times with leather conditioner. A couple extra bucks up front for a better quality product can save money in the long run and a large headache.
I bought some surf city garage dash away which cleaned it up nice and gave it a nice matte finish to get that black magic off, plus I have their voodoo blend leather rejuvanator for my seats which is also safe on vinyl and plastic and put that on the dash yesterday, today when I leave work for lunch we will see how well it does. I think it will work as that stuff has some beeswax and other oils so leather wont dry out. Im confident that this will work. I will let everyone know the results.
 
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Old 03-24-2015, 09:14 PM
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I've used Surf City Garage products and I like them - I used Dash Away, Quick Detail Spray, Voodoo leather and tire shine.
 
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