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    Default Best Way To Clean Grimey Interior

    Hi all. My first post other then my introduction. Anyways, my vette had been sitting for 10 years and then was driven for about 4-5 sparingly. I beleive it was never detailed. All I know is the Halo panels and most of the interior has a grimey oil like texture and are absolutley filthy. Is there any special solvent that will not hurt the saddle tan interior? Other then months of elbow grease?|
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    I found the magic eraser an invaluable tool for cleaning my interior leather doors. Try an inconspicious area first just to be safe.

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    Tried the magic eraser you mentioned and all I can say is wow@! Awesome results!
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    Magic eraser? Is that the Mr. Clean sponge type? Where can they be purchased? Thanks

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    Yep that is the one. I tried so many things to clean the years of grime on the leather doors and that worked great.

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    Thanks Oceangal, Joe

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    Quote Originally Posted by oceangal View Post
    I found the magic eraser an invaluable tool for cleaning my interior leather doors. Try an inconspicious area first just to be safe.
    Great idea!

    And, in between massive cleanings, I use Vynol (from the makers of Lexol) to clean vinyl parts. Seems to work well with a soft cloth and a toothbrush.
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    Both are extremely great. My halo panels were black with grime. Now one looks brand new. thanks again!

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    I've had great luck with Simple Green and I used OxyClean on my M3 and it did a superb job. I don't recommend the magic eraser because it is basically a sanding compound and can tear up leather if not used sparingly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by longdillon1 View Post
    All I know is the Halo panels and most of the interior has a grimey oil like texture and are absolutley filthy.
    I had the same thing on my rear deck, that oily gunk. For the plastic trim and vinyl pieces, I used Dow Scrubbing Bubbles (yep, the ones for the bathtub) and a scrub brush. I then used a wet rag to wipe it off. Always worked nicely for me and 10+ years later I've never noticed any degradation to either the plastic or the vinyl.

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    Mine had been sitting since '99 and had some wicked grime on the entire interior. We used Westleys Bleech White on a rag and it worked incredibly well. I followed that with some leather conditioner, and it looks like new!

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