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Black RTV marks on dash

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by HerNameIsLucy, May 7, 2010.

  1. May 7, 2010 at 5:10 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    My truck has that putrid-brown interior, and I made some marks in it I can't get out.

    Used black RTV to keep my radar detector mount stuck to the dash. Stuck like nobody's business, but now the detector died and I have three black dots on the dash.

    Tried: Goof Off, Goo Gone, GoJo, Goop, denatured alcohol, Icy Hot, interior cleaner, Armor All, and Bacardi. Nothing touched them. In fact I think I heard them laughing at me.

    Any ideas? Short of painting the damn dash black?
     
  2. May 7, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    What about a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser? or getting a new spiffy dash? :rolleyes:
     
  3. May 7, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Not a bad idea on the Mr Clean, cheap and easy to find.

    Really, really bad idea on the spiffy new dash! LOL!
     
  4. May 7, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    Try WD-40 it does some pretty good cleaning too.
     
  5. May 7, 2010 at 5:17 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    I'm gonna run out there and try that right now. Back in a second.
     
  6. May 7, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Sprayed it with WD, rubbed right away with a white rag and a little black came off! Got the spots soaking in it right now, maybe by morning, hopefully....
     
  7. May 7, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    Crap! yeah i forgot about wd40!
     
  8. May 7, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    3M makes a spray can used to remove tar, bug splatter, and adhesive. Try it out.
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  9. May 7, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    just wrote that down, if the WD don't get it off, back to advance auto i go. thanks!
     
  10. May 7, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    just found on-line DAP makes a silicone remover that is "safe for most surfaces". I've seen a few silicone removers but they all say not recommended for soft plastics (like dashboards).
     
  11. May 7, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    So, it's not laughing so hard anymore!
     
  12. May 7, 2010 at 5:37 PM
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    haha! i am :eek:
     
  13. May 7, 2010 at 5:37 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    best not be, i'm fixin to put a serious hurtin on them!
     
  14. May 7, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    lol.:eek:
     
  15. May 7, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Just went out to the truck during a commercial and wiped the WD40 off. Didn't work.

    It's hammerin' time!
     
  16. May 8, 2010 at 5:53 AM
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    I have never tried this but you might want to try a clay bar. I would first try it on a piece of trim that is out ot view to see if it mars the trim at all.

    I have used a clay bar on a lot of different things it it works most of the time.
     
  17. May 8, 2010 at 5:55 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    Worth a shot, thanks
     
  18. May 13, 2010 at 8:36 AM
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    HerNameIsLucy [OP] I miss Lucy. :-(

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    I fixed them.

    I put my GPS mount on top of them.

    Darn I are smart.
     
  19. May 13, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    Haha yay!!!
     
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