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Best armorall alternative

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by joluga123, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:28 AM
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    joluga123

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    What is the best option to clean the dash
    I dont like armorall, is too grease
     
  2. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:31 AM
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    puckstopper55

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    303 aerospace protectant is hands down the best stuff .. use it everywhere on the inside except the steering wheel and cloth .. even works awesome on your cover (if you have one)

    Armorall is actually BAD for your stuff. It will dry it out and crack it
     
  3. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:34 AM
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    Lurkin

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    +1 on the 303

    Also, I believe that ArmorAll changed there formulation a while back to greatly reduce the dry/crack problems they had.
     
  4. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:35 AM
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    mjm540ii

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    I use tireshine on everything, inside and out!
     
  5. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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    j0sh

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    vinylex is good
     
  6. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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    JEP

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    Is tireshine greasy? I am looking for something that will not make the dust stick to it inbetween cleanings.
     
  7. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:39 AM
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    Noobaru

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    x2, should be able to find 303 locally at most RV and Boat shops.

    Also check out Einszett Cockpit Premium as well. I use this almost exclusively for interior plastic. I use 303 to hide scuffs.
     
  8. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:40 AM
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    BackwoodsBoy

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    I use mcguires on my dash and blue magic on my seats. I use stoners glass cleaner on my windows and gauges. I work for an autoparts store and tried everything from armorall to Mac's and that's the best stuff I've found.
     
  9. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:43 AM
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    joluga123

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    Thank you, i will look for the 303
    Is it greasy?
     
  10. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:49 AM
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    Noobaru

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    From my experience it depends, my subaru interior it was "filmy", my dads 350z interior it was matte and my 370z interior it was matte. Havent needed to do anything to my truck yet as it only has 500 miles :D

    Other that just interior 303 works great for all kinds of stuff outside the cab as well.
     
  11. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:49 AM
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    A little bit, but its not as bad as armorall. Try it out on something small first, and if ya don't like it, just switch to somethin else
     
  12. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:50 AM
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    Big fan of 303 as well.
     
  13. Mar 2, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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    The truth there.
     
  14. Mar 2, 2012 at 10:33 AM
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    Turtle Wax Ice Detailer....good stuff & no shine
     
  15. Mar 2, 2012 at 10:36 AM
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    +1 on the Mcguires. I use the Mcguires Natural Shine protectant inside, and Mcguires Tire Shine on my Tacoma and the wife's 4Runner. Love the tire shine cause it doesnt fling off like some other tire shine products. Use Invisible Glass on the windows, inside and out
     
  16. Mar 2, 2012 at 1:37 PM
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    the meguires mirror glaze rubber and vinyl cleaner is awesome. That's what we recommend to customers at work.
     
  17. Mar 2, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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    "the meguires mirror glaze rubber and vinyl cleaner is awesome. That's what we recommend to customers at work."

    Love this product except for the smell. I use Meguiars natural shine or Poorboys natural look. Both are superb products and have a light cherry scent. The Meguiars is available at Pep Boys. I've used the 303 several times and am thoroughly unimpressed.
     
  18. Mar 2, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    rbeezy

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    I use Meguiars Interior Detailer Cleaner Wipes. Not shiny and cleans real good
     
  19. Mar 2, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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    Warm water and a low sud soap, is what I use to clean mine never use Armor all or any of that stuff waste of money..
     
  20. Mar 2, 2012 at 5:50 PM
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    Lemon Pledge!
     
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