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Old 07-10-2013, 11:15 AM   #1
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When I was wiping the inside of the car, the micro fiber towl I was using had residue from window cleaner and by the time I noticed the gauge had been stained with it. I tried cleaning it but wouldn't come off I ysed some compound and it came off on the tach and speed gauges but not in the middle any advice you guys can give me is much appreciated it and I just don't want to replace the cover of the gauges...
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It's likely that plastic is marred. Have you tried a clean MF towel and water alone?
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It's likely that plastic is marred. Have you tried a clean MF towel and water alone?
Yeah tried it and nothing
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Did it look like that after the compound? Some compounds are abrasive.
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What the heck kind of window cleaner are you using that would attack plastic? I've never known window cleaners to leave residue... normally they remove it.
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What the heck kind of window cleaner are you using that would attack plastic? I've never known window cleaners to leave residue... normally they remove it.
similar thing happened to the radio/tuner plastic screen on mine. it's been like that for months and steadily growing. I never guessed that any cleaning agent could have caused it. I always chalked it up to the salt air from leaving next to the ocean
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The compound actually helped the spots in the speeds and tac to go away but not the center one. Been trying to figure something out but no luck p.s. always use clean towls and never use cleaning agents insude your car lol....
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I've always used windex on the guages of all my cars with no issues. Is there something I should be aware of?
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Go to a motorcycle shop and buy some plastic lens cleaner. They sell a cleaner for plastics that removes cloud from plastic lenses often found on motorcycles.
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If you have tint, don't get Windex or any ammonia-based cleaner near your windows. It's what eats the adhesive and turns it purple.
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Go to a motorcycle shop and buy some plastic lens cleaner. They sell a cleaner for plastics that removes cloud from plastic lenses often found on motorcycles.
Thank you ima try this and see if it works
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