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Old 07-26-2005, 12:05 AM
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Dashboard cleaner?

What do you use to clean the dashboard of the X5? Any towel weather paper or cloth seems to leave residue if wet and does not clean deeply enough if not wet. I have not found the best cleaner to bring back that new look. Any suggestions? Where can I find it?
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Old 07-26-2005, 12:55 AM
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No brainer IMHO..Always use the BMW OEM cleaners..They were designed for them (obviously) and maintain the same smell and same texture for the dash...Same for the leather, etc...
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Old 07-26-2005, 01:11 AM
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Hmmm...

I prefer Vinylex applied with a terry cloth covered foam applicator. I will look a little foamy at first but dries to a rich, non-glossy finish.
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Where can you get Vinylex?
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Old 07-28-2005, 01:19 AM
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Vinylex

It comes in an orange bottle and is in stock most times at Pep Boys, Home Depot, Lowes but definitely at NAPA Auto stores.
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Thank's RSS!
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Old 07-28-2005, 10:24 AM
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I use ArmorAll Vinyl cleaner and conditioner. It gives brand new look to my dashboard and lasts for almost three or four months.
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Old 07-28-2005, 02:38 PM
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stay away from armor all cleaners, what it is applied to will fade quicker. If you want to clean the dash,just use a damp cloth, for teh rest of the interior vinyl I use Meguiars products.
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I just tried Meguiar's Mirror Glaze Pro Vinyl & Rubber Cleaner/Conditioner on my wife's X3 dash and interior. Aside from a distinctive vinyl like odor, it seems to do a good job without leaving too much shine.

Does anyone have any comments about this stuff, pros or cons?
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Old 08-28-2005, 12:45 AM
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I have seen it popping up more and more in detailers baskets... I just bought a can and will be detailing the X with it manana. Let me live with it for a week and I will submit a mini-review.
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