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Cleaning tonneau cover?

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by prsgeetarman, May 17, 2012.

  1. May 17, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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    prsgeetarman

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    Front skid plate, chrome exhaust tip, bug shield, vent visors, bed mat, ACI access limited edition roll top tonneau cover.
    What do you use to clean your Access limited edition roll top tonneau cover?

    Mine is two years old and although the truck is garage kept except while at work and out and about the tonneau is not as black as it once was.

    Anyone tried mothers back to black? I know to stay away from Armor all after learning it can cause more trouble than it's worth.

    any suggestions?
     
  2. May 18, 2012 at 9:58 AM
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    303 Aero Protectant is probably the best product that can be easily found. The key is finding something that is WATER based, not SILICONE.
     
  3. May 18, 2012 at 9:59 AM
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  4. May 18, 2012 at 12:52 PM
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    I have a truxcedo roll up, best way I've found to get it clean is a scrub brush and some 1:10 simple green. I did try back to black on a small section, but it didn't seem to work as well.

    Where does everyone find this 303 stuff? I remember reading about it in a detailing thread for cleaning the dash and such but never seen it anywhere...
     
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    I've never found anywhere but to internet order it...
     
  6. May 18, 2012 at 2:07 PM
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    I've seen it at an RV dealer but it's a lot cheaper online.
     
  7. May 18, 2012 at 4:26 PM
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    Front skid plate, chrome exhaust tip, bug shield, vent visors, bed mat, ACI access limited edition roll top tonneau cover.

    303 Aerospace Protectant it is then. It gets good reviews at Amazon and the 32 oz sounds likes the best deal

    thanks!
     
  8. May 18, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    I've used it on mine for over 3 years. Looks fine.
     
  9. May 19, 2012 at 6:58 AM
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    I have an Advantage Torza top...and its 5 years old. All I've ever done is keep it clean with the same soap I use on the truck. Every once in a while I'll get a scrubby pad and scrub it enough but not to damage it.... I had a bottle of some 'unknown' vinyl protectant for a while but ended up just using whatever I had around the house (Armorall). Mine is exposed to the elements and is not garage kept.
     
  10. May 19, 2012 at 7:06 AM
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    For this of us that have black fenders I use it on those as well when I wash the truck.
     
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