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Hello one and all.

I have the exterior cleaning process down to something I am very comfortable with and it stays pretty clean in between washes so happy with that.
What I need is a bit of help with the interior. A lot of cleaners I have tried seem to leave smears on the black piano plastics that is a pain to try and buff out.

I also have leather protector but not sure about the best thing for cleaning the leather prior to treating it.

Would be interested in the products others use to clean the interiors of our beauties.
 

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I found the Mr muscle window cleaner is great for the piano black on my previous car, used with a micro fibre cloth. Kept my civic dash lovely and shiny.
 

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Mills699 said:
I found the Mr muscle window cleaner is great for the piano black on my previous car, used with a micro fibre cloth. Kept my civic dash lovely and shiny.
That's a good tip I will give that a try. Guess a decent window cleaner may well be a good idea. Might try my Autoglym Fast Glass on a sponge applicator.
 

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I have used the follewing products approx one month after delivery of the CHR

For the windows I use
Dodo Juice - Clearly Menthol Glass Cleaner Spray - 500ml

The fabric I have treated with
303 - High Tech Fabric Guard - 473ml

The leather I have protected with
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Leather Sealant - 250ml

If the leather is dirty you can clean it first with
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Leather Cleaner - 500ml
(I have not done that becourse the leather was not dirty)
 

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holyhead said:
I have used the follewing products approx one month after delivery of the CHR

For the windows I use
Dodo Juice - Clearly Menthol Glass Cleaner Spray - 500ml

The fabric I have treated with
303 - High Tech Fabric Guard - 473ml

The leather I have protected with
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Leather Sealant - 250ml

If the leather is dirty you can clean it first with
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Leather Cleaner - 500ml
(I have not done that becourse the leather was not dirty)
I have been watching a few cleaning vids on Youtube and that Dodo brand gets a lot of mentions so obviously worth a look.

So is the Menthol Glass Cleaner leaving a nice minty smell in the car? :O
 

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MerlyWerly said:
holyhead said:
I have used the follewing products approx one month after delivery of the CHR

For the windows I use
Dodo Juice - Clearly Menthol Glass Cleaner Spray - 500ml

The fabric I have treated with
303 - High Tech Fabric Guard - 473ml

The leather I have protected with
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Leather Sealant - 250ml

If the leather is dirty you can clean it first with
Dodo Juice - Supernatural Leather Cleaner - 500ml
(I have not done that becourse the leather was not dirty)
I have been watching a few cleaning vids on Youtube and that Dodo brand gets a lot of mentions so obviously worth a look.

So is the Menthol Glass Cleaner leaving a nice minty smell in the car? :O
No the smell is not so nice (personal).
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/accessories-tyres/63759/best-car-glass-cleaners
http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/accessories-tyres/91532/dodo-juice-clearly-menthol
It cleaned well.
 

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Anyone know how to remove fine scratches from the piano black trim? My steering wheel has some fine scratches on it. Any protectors out there, maybe a clear vinyl?
 

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I use a Meguiars Last Touch detailing spray for the interior. Spray on a microfiber pad, clean trim and wipe off with microfiber towel.

For scratches on the painted trim just take a polish.
You can treat the painted parts same as the paint on the outside.
 

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Ahh nice, I shall give that a try. I tend to youse Auto Finesse products, they have a polish called Triple, hopefully will do the job. Thanks again
 

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Very light scratches and swirls you can hide when using a glaze. Like Poorboys Black Hole. After that wax it.

Found out also that the upper side of the doorpanels are very sensitive for scratching. Just a corner of a carton box against the doorpanel left a nasty light coloured stripe. Have many detailing plastic and interior products used but did not hide the stripe.
Have solved it now for 90% with simple household vaseline. Treated it few times and wipe off the next day. ;)
 

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As per above, the plastic interior panels do get scratched easily. The panel which houses the seat belt takes a battering if you're not careful when retracting the belt, as well as the kick panels (door sills). Has anyone used the magic foam erasers on this? does it work? Also I've read mixed comments about Vaseline, does this actually work and if so how long does it mask the scratches for?
 

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I use window/glass cleaner on the piano plastic but like others struggling to find something for the dash plastic and to cover the scratches on the door/side panelling! Can never get the interior how I want it! Tried some Williams dash cleaner before and that worked well
 
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