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#1 (permalink) Old 04-12-2008, 03:56 PM
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Removing armor all??

Recently I used the original protectant armor all wipes and wiped down my dash, and some interior parts. However, i neglected to read the instructions beforehand, and stupidly wiped down the whole steering wheel. Now the steering wheel is glossy and not tacky, is there a way to remove the armor all gloss? Rubbing alcohol?
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I've been there too

If it isn't too slippery wait a couple of days and it will be ok. The dirt/oils in your hands will take care of it.

Did you find the armour all goes on sorta blotchy? I haven't had much luck with interior protectors and the ravs dash. Thinking of going old school next time and using the armour all. I've tried mothers, meguirs, total look and none seem to go on evenly.
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Hmm certain areas are blotchy, but thats because i didnt wipe evenly. I think if you just wipe a section systematically and thoroughly it will be even. Its kinda slippery so does anyone know of any removal methods?
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Recently I used the original protectant armor all wipes and wiped down my dash, and some interior parts. However, i neglected to read the instructions beforehand, and stupidly wiped down the whole steering wheel. Now the steering wheel is glossy and not tacky, is there a way to remove the armor all gloss? Rubbing alcohol?
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Is windex safe to use on the wheel? Will it leave its own residue?
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Try a quality leather cleaner to remove the Armourall safely and not harm the leather; that is assuming that you may have a leather rapped wheel. If you have the standard wheel then you can use alcohol or any mild non-caustic, nonalkaline type (ammonia) cleaners.

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My wheel is not leather-Windex has ammonia in it right?
I'll try the alcohol, so thats for sure non-damaging? I mean its not slick to the point where it slides, just sorta greasy, i'd like to remove it but definetly not inflict any damage.
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Wipe if off with a damp rag and let it wear off naturally after that. I've found one of the best things to use on today's dashes is... water. Just use a damp rag from now on.
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I've used armour all on many vehicles prior to my RAV. I've found that armour all or any protectant is best on the tires and exterior. I am making it a habit to just dust the interior with a swiffer duster instead of with any liquids, especially any oil based liquids. I find that it is simpler to dust and you maintain the original gloss of the interior. Sun/heat + oil = magnified frying??
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