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Dash care

Discussion in 'E30 (1984-1993)' started by az3579, Apr 27, 2009.

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    az3579

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    So, I finally have my crack-free dash in place. Now, the next order of business is maintaining it.

    How can I maintain the crack-free nature of my dash without getting a cover? I don't want a cover because I don't want to have to remove it every time, and it doesn't look right. Besides, what's a crack-free dash worth if you can't show it off?

    Is there any kind of product that can be wiped on, or anything similar?
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    John in VA

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    M3Driver guest

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    Griott's Garage Vinyl & Rubber Dressing

    Expensive, but the last bottle I had lasted me three years...
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    mrl325i

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    +1 on 303.
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    az3579

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    I've heard that things like the 303 contains some kind of acid that would deteriorate the dash over time?

    I believe products that can be applied to tires for a shine are harmful. Is there any truth to this?
    They say that 303 stuff is safe for use on dashes, so I hope this isn't a problem.
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    Elkoholic

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    ArmorAll wipes do the trick for me...and give it a nice sheen, too...

    desertVert guest

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    I've heard that Armor-All is actually harmful to our dashes. I trust just about anything with the Griott's name on it.
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    az3579

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    You see ArmorAll is one of the reasons I ask. I think that's one of the products that has the detrimental ingredients to the dash. Besides, I wouldn't touch ArmorAll with a 10-ft pole; it just irks me that everything stays greasy for ages, and backed with the possibility that it could damage my dash, I would never consider it.
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    Elkoholic

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    Oh snapple...I'm gonna rethink my detailing supplies, then...
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    330indy1

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    i use Zymol "Vinyl"

    natural fortifying ingredients

    cj morgan guest

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    I use a sun shade and put it in my front window every day, No cracks in the dash and the car has been in california and washington DC most of its life. I also use armor all every so often and have found it to work just fine
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    330indy1

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    that is a great point. the dash shade is the ultimate UV blocker! :cool:

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