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Old 30th June 2008, 11:54   #256
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Dash boards are made of plastics which are prone to UV degrations.You should used a cleaner containing UV absorber which cleans and protects fading further.You can try Meguiars "Gold Class Dash and Trim Foam".The product is really good in its class as I have seen its results.






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I bought a bottle of this, spent and entire half day spraying and rubbing. My indica's dash and door panels still looks the same sunlight faded gray, with all the small scratches intact. I feel so ripped off. Does this particular product not work, or is it my fault ? I sprayed it on, and rubbed it with banian waste.kinda looked ok immediately after, but after a few hours , it looks like the same old
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Old 30th June 2008, 18:48   #257
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I remember seeing some sort of matt black spray on TV that restored the colour of faded bumpers/dashboard trim. Any idea where it is available ?
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Old 1st July 2008, 16:33   #258
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Anyone has any experience with Amway Silicone Glaze Auto Polish?

Would I need to use a wax also after this?
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Recently bought Hyundai Getz 1.3GLS in Pune - Midnight Grey color.
I have also bought the F1 Polish & Shampoo. Shampoo is good, tried it once.
However about using the polish I need some advice. Can it be done by hand?
If a buffing machine and the buffing sponge is to be used where can I get them in Pune? What is the cost of the machine and the sponge?
Can the sponge be held in any rotating machine and be used for polishing? eg: an old blender,drill machine etc.
Above questions may sound stupid but I have never used such stuff....
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Aesthetics - SONAX SONAX SONAX

Car internals - OWS OWS OWS

Cant say more
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Rudra, Thank you for a wonderful article, just phataphati... somebody mentioned about tyre foams, well he is right about the cost 200 bucks. However the one I bought didnt even last for 3 washes. And the initial shine is lost after the first wash. I am not aware of the brand, but if somebody has got any idea which brand to go for, that will be helpful.
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However the one I bought didnt even last for 3 washes. And the initial shine is lost after the first wash.
Whichever the brand, no tyre shine will last more than a handful of days. They are best used after a wax job, service or delivery ONLY for the feel good factor. The best way to make your tyres look good is to clean them with plain water everyday.
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If you are not fimilier with buffing machine , its better not to use it. It requirs some skill to use , otherwise it may damage the paints.
I think the F1 wax you brought is DIY type of product.You can use it with the help of a applicator pad by hand.Just apply it evenly throughout the body, leave for few minutes and wipe off...Ask the shop for one good applicator pad..
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Hi All,

Recently bought Hyundai Getz 1.3GLS in Pune - Midnight Grey color.
I have also bought the F1 Polish & Shampoo. Shampoo is good, tried it once.
However about using the polish I need some advice. Can it be done by hand?
If a buffing machine and the buffing sponge is to be used where can I get them in Pune? What is the cost of the machine and the sponge?
Can the sponge be held in any rotating machine and be used for polishing? eg: an old blender,drill machine etc.
Above questions may sound stupid but I have never used such stuff....
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Whichever the brand, no tyre shine will last more than a handful of days. They are best used after a wax job, service or delivery ONLY for the feel good factor. The best way to make your tyres look good is to clean them with plain water everyday.
I am using cyclo and experience has been the same. I use it after wax/ detailed cleaning just to make me completely satisfied.
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Fantastic article Rudra Sir.

I had read somewhere that a diesel soaked cloth can be used to get rid of tar stains that accumulate on the lower part of the body. I had tried this and it sure does work.
Just wanted to know if repeated use of diesel on the body(say twice a month or so) can do any damage to the paint???
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I got a line from a ball pen on the roof of my Palio Adventure.
Its around 5-6 cm long, Is there any way to get rid of it without fading the fabric of roof.
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Very useful and wonderful article Rudrah sir!!! You have covered almost everything to do with car care.. One stop shop for full car care
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I got a line from a ball pen on the roof of my Palio Adventure.
Its around 5-6 cm long, Is there any way to get rid of it without fading the fabric of roof.

Give it a 3M interior treatment. Dont be surprised if the mark isnt visible anymore after that.
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Give it a 3M interior treatment. Dont be surprised if the mark isnt visible anymore after that.
Is it a product or comlete package of geting whole interior treated at some place?
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3M has tied up with lot of dealers. You can check that out.
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