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Old 05-12-2008, 02:45 PM
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Cleaning the instrument panel

I have a new 08 f150 4x4, can anyone tell me how to clean the instrument panel without scratching the plastic? On all my previous trucks I've tried numerous things but... the plastic always ends up scratched. Any advice?
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:54 PM
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I had the same problem you did. Somebody took the vacuum to it and scratched it up. I use some regular cleaning wipes to do it now. Sometimes I will run a ArmorAll interior wipe over it or a glass cleaning wipe. I just depends what is in my hand.
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Thanks, I'll try it on the new truck my boss just bought. It's an otf (other than ford).
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Haha, there you go.
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try the wipes they make for computer screens.....dust off makes one
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I was trying to remember the wipes I use and Steve above me got it. I try to use the same computer screen wipes.
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If it is an OTF then I would use a brillo pad or a good pot scrubber. JK I use the cleaning wipes listed above. I have also used eye glass wipes.
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i just bought a wash mitt that you can use dry to dust off your interior. i got it at wal mart for $5 or so. when i had my chevy some idiot at the car wash took the vacum to my panel and boogered it all up. they removed the scratches with plane old chrome polish.
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Yup, I use the plain Armor All cleaning wipes and that's it. Don't care for the glossy ones 'cause they give off too much glare from the sun and a dash doesn't look right being that glossy.
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Old 05-13-2008, 02:38 PM
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Thanks for all the input. I tried the interior wipes after I got home yesterday, worked great!
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