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What to use on dash, doors, and center console?

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Old 07-03-2011, 03:15 PM
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Default What to use on dash, doors, and center console?

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I recently heard that Armor All can be harmful to the Monte's dash, steering wheel buttons, etc. I have always tried to keep it off the buttons, but I never knew that it could screw up the dash. I haven't had any issues so far, (used the stuff for 5 years) and it looks good. If the stuff is harmful, is there something safer to use? Or is Armor All okay to use? I trust the MC Forum more than general car sites..
 
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Old 07-03-2011, 03:22 PM
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I use Meguiar's NXT Tech Protect on the dash and other vinyl parts of the interior.
 
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I use Black Magic Pro Shine Protectant. It will look kind of greasy when it goes on but dries to a nice shine.
 
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Old 07-03-2011, 07:07 PM
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I have always heard not to use Armor All on the steering wheel because it can get slippery. I have never heard of it damaging anything. Being in Texas heat, if it has done you well for four years, may as well keep using it. Good luck!
 
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:05 PM
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I use Mother's Vinyal, rubber an leather (VLR) protectant no greasey feel and nice subduded tone to it
 
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Old 07-03-2011, 09:57 PM
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I've used Armor all for years with no problems. i've never used it on the steering wheel buttons tho but they are already messed up from the previous owner.
 
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Been using Black Magic for many moons in this Texas Heat and it works pretty well !
 
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Old 07-04-2011, 09:37 AM
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Some people armor all has ruined their stuff, some not. But it leaves nasty greasy residues that merely cover up dirt and not removing it..

Ive used Meguiars Protectant; Natural shine and the Supreme shine and great results.

I also like Wolfgang Vinyl and Rubber protectant.
 
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Old 07-04-2011, 12:47 PM
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Thank you guys!
I will certainly give one of these others a try. One thing I noticed with Armor All is that it has to sit for a few hours at least. Otherwise it comes off on my arms very easily..
 
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I use Meguiars Vinyl Protectant or Meguiars Natural Shine. They always seem to work well, smell nice, and do not leave a greasy residue.
 

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