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Old 11th July 2009, 22:14   #61
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For black bumpers even with faded bumpers try Cherry Blossom Wax Shoe Polish and put a good amount of polish on bumper & let it soak it , do it for 3~4 days and you should be fine , it will become a bit black ( more towards 50% black )

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Old 11th July 2009, 22:18   #62
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Liquid Polish - spread with sponge applicator all over the dashboard , let the polish get absorbed a bit in the dashboard & then take a dry cloth & polish off for a BLING BLING dashboard :0)

Plain Polish - Apply polish on dashboard & polish it off for a shine with shoe brush ( very similar like the shoe you polished in your school days )


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Liquid or plain? and whats the correct method of applying it?
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Old 12th July 2009, 02:35   #63
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check out hhttp://www.griotsgarage.com/

also check out products like zymol,lexol,leatherique...thers are top quality products.
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thats how i ended up using the neutral polish on my wipers and other rubber beading and they shone like new parts and never attracted any dirt or sand after that!
Very interesting. Will try it out on my cars' door beadings!
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would like to give a big +1 on shoe polish. works beautifully on exterior parts like ORVMs and rub rails. and the best part, its CHEAP , as compared to the various $$$ products I've tried.
holding up fine for a week so far in sun and rain !
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Dear Car lovers, what is important is the application of the dashboard polish,
1> Run a dry cloth over the dashborad
2> once dust free , sponge it with a mild detergent and dry with cloth .
3> Apply polish with a sponge , would recommened AUTOGLYM products.
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Dear Car lovers, what is important is the application of the dashboard polish,
1> Run a dry cloth over the dashborad
2> once dust free , sponge it with a mild detergent and dry with cloth .
3> Apply polish with a sponge , would recommened AUTOGLYM products.

Please tell where to get Autoglym products from?
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Dear Stefanm

Autoglym is a UK product , you might be lucky to get one near Milan Subway, Santacruz,Mumbai. The selection of product is very important . Pick up Autoglym Vinyl & Rubber .
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Dear Stefanm

Autoglym is a UK product , you might be lucky to get one near Milan Subway, Santacruz,Mumbai. The selection of product is very important . Pick up Autoglym Vinyl & Rubber .
Had look there a few weeks back, didn't see anything though will look again before I leave Bombay, I still have enough super resin polish to do my car one more time, otherwise i'll have to go for meguires which is readilly available. I have used autoglym products for many years when i was living in england and they are definatly some of the best products available.
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Dear Car lovers, what is important is the application of the dashboard polish,
1> Run a dry cloth over the dashborad
2> once dust free , sponge it with a mild detergent and dry with cloth .
3> Apply polish with a sponge , would recommened AUTOGLYM products.
To add one more step to what Ron & Walters said. If you want a shiny dashboard (will reflect in the sun) then leave the polish on for about 10 mins till it dries and then buff lightly with a clean cloth. Else, put on the product and wipe off instantly for that clean matt look.

Of these two I prefer the latter as it keeps the glare and relection of the out of your eyes.
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I have bought a 3M dashboard polish for 100 bucks, and it seems to work fine in my 10 year old indica. I had missed this Neutral Shoe polish though, will try it once the 3M gets over.
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Waxpol's leather and vinyl one is good. Its cheap and gives a good shine to the plastic parts which includes dashboard,steering,gear knob,the big plastic between the windshield and the bonnet,the door handles,bumper protectors,mirrors etc (if they are not colored).

However its ineffective on the vinyl seat covers.Rubbing and buffing hardly makes a difference to the seat covers(they are grey nd white). Any suggestion to clean and polis the seat covers would be appreciated.
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I have tried STP Son of a Gun protectant, and it is a brilliant product. Dunno why it hasn't found a mention in this thread.. (or maybe coz I looked only 2 pages ).

Next will try 3M protectant, let's see how that goes..
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Any solution for scratches on dashboard, could the scratch marks go?
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Waxpol's leather and vinyl one is good. Its cheap and gives a good shine to the plastic parts which includes dashboard,steering,gear knob,the big plastic between the windshield and the bonnet,the door handles,bumper protectors,mirrors etc (if they are not colored).

However its ineffective on the vinyl seat covers.Rubbing and buffing hardly makes a difference to the seat covers(they are grey nd white). Any suggestion to clean and polis the seat covers would be appreciated.
It is a bit sticky and likely to attract dust/grime over time. Also, its it ment for interiors only, so may not be a good idea for bumper protectors, etc.
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