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What do you use to clean your nobbly dash?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by dsl55, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. dsl55

    dsl55 exploring other avenues

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    as title really, haven't given it a proper good clean inside and being s line it's got the weird matt black nobbly type dash, normal duster would just catch and i don't want to use those dash wipes etc

    any tips?
     
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  3. Kontraband

    Kontraband Active Member

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    Just used the dust buster brush... and the mircofibre cloth.
     
  4. d3fy

    d3fy Active Member

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    Duster, never used anything to clean the interior, never needed it really
     
  5. mitch78

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    :thumbsup:
     
  6. PNH80

    PNH80 Low life livin' the high life.

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    To actually get rid of dust and not just blow it about i sometimes use one of those lint rollers for getting bits off of clothes.
     
  7. rosscotdi

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    i use the brush attachment on the hover, gets in all the bits, also good for going over all the controls eg radio, as it gets in all the buttons
     
  8. vanaaken

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    :iagree: if its only dust, anything more then damp microfibre cloth will do the trick!
     
  9. dsl55

    dsl55 exploring other avenues

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    good shouts, don't want to ruin it in the first month, already got a couple of stone chips, might buy a bra (for the bonnet, not my middle aged man boobs)
     
  10. Twizzler

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    I use a wag myself. Provided you look after them they last a lifetime and are good for bathrooms and kitchens too.
     
  11. dsl55

    dsl55 exploring other avenues

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    as in a wife and/or/as well as a girlfriend? if so you're doing well to get yours cleaning the car, mine treats hers like her very own mobile dustbin and expects it to be spotless & full of diesel every monday!
     
  12. newbiecrg

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    Mine has a auto clean function... called valet!

    Pedro
     
  13. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    Brush attachment on the hoover is the best thing. Not even a cloth can get at the dust that settles in the gaps between buttons, stalk controls and heater vents
     
  14. jonnyc

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    +1
     
  15. richs2891

    richs2891 I cant spell !

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    damp microfibre cloth for the main bits - clean long hair paint brush for the fiddly bits and then poorboys natural look dressing

    Richard
     
  16. dsl55

    dsl55 exploring other avenues

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    fair play if you can afford it but the guy i use charges £60 a pop for a decent one so generally try & do it myself! there are quite a lot of hand car washes set up round here now, mainly eastern european guys who do a good job but use some dodgy materials/liquids so i refuse to use them.
     
  17. TFSI

    TFSI Born to Fish

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    Hoover again with the brush attachment
     
  18. newbiecrg

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    In truth I have to do it like that as I live in a flat in central london so even If I want I can't wash the car... When motor was in Portugal last year I always washed it with care... I am afraid I can't take care of it as I would want... perks of living in central london and not being rich...

    Pedro
     
  19. dsl55

    dsl55 exploring other avenues

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    fair play pedro, i take having a drive and outside tap for granted!
     
  20. L60N

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    Hoover with Brush attachment.
     
  21. Oli.

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    My Valetter:)
     
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  23. sleep envy

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    I give it a hoover with the brush attachment and a wipe down with a damp chamois
     
  24. ChriS3

    ChriS3 hud at ye bam

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    Try some Meguires All Purpose Cleaner if its dirty, or as said, a damp microfibre.
     
  25. benw123

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    Me too - I find this works well. Then finish it with Autoglym Interior Shampoo (I think that's the name). Works well on all surfaces.
     
  26. anty

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    To clean the interior, i tend to vacuum all the nooks and crannies and then the seats and carpet. I then give the dash and panels a wipe with Poorboys Natural on a warm damp microfibre cloth. This should hopefully give it a lint/dust free clean new look.
     
  27. MiT

    MiT Work Hard, Play harder!!

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    When using a hover, keep it away from the temp sensor. The 3 or 4 striped holes near the heater controls. It says in the manual, that you can damage them.

    Just a small note.
     
  28. jamiekip

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    As mentioned - hoover with the brush attachment.
    I apply a coat of Werkstat Satin prot too - it's a matt finish but brings all the plactics back to life. Easy to apply and remove too.
     
  29. alfiejts

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    Hoover brush attachment for normal dusting for me too.

    For giving it a proper clean and to remove dirt, I use Comma Interior Cleaner spray and a microfibre cloth. It got the best review in the Autoexpress Product Test, it doesn't leave any shiny residue and leaves all surfaces looking "natural".

    Same product also got best review for upholstery cleaning too, so I also give the (cloth) seats a spray and wipe with that too to remove surface grime....
     

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