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3/11/02 2:38pm - Original Message: 'Interior treatment'
apple76
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GREENSBURG, PA - USA

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1976 L48 RoadDemon carb, Weiand intake, 3:36 gears, DUALS.

Joined: 12/4/2001
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Just wondering what everyone uses on their dash and leather seats.
I've been using SonofaGun silicone spray on the dash. What about the
clear plastic on the gauges... |googleeyes|
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3/11/02 3:12pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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Eagleville, PA - USA

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Used to own a 1979 Corvette now owned by JB79

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Doesn't really matter what you use on the dash as long as it doesn't make the dash shiny! If you make your dash shiny you'll find driving in the daytime a real pain! Your dash will reflect off the windshield and distort your view.

Also, just use cleaner on your steering wheel. Don't use ArmorAll or anything that makes the surface slippery! We don't want you losing control of your baby and wrapping her around a pole!

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3/11/02 6:08pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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CHARLOTTE, NC - USA

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1972 Mille Miglia Red Coupe * LS5 w/ 4 Speed * Loaded

Joined: 11/1/2001
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http://www.zainobros.com makes a leather conditioner that also can be used on vinyl. Not only does this make the surfaces look great, it makes the interior smell like new leather!! Awesome stuff!! |smokin|

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3/12/02 1:07am - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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DE PERE, WI - USA

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1969 350, 4-spd, 3.53 gear, side exhaust, custom mix yellow PPG base/clear Brilliant Yellow

Joined: 12/9/2001
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I use the Zaino leather cleaner, then the leather care, makes everthing smell and feel terrific, and you all know what that leather smells like!!! |jumpy|


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3/12/02 10:24pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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EASTON, PA - USA

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1982 Collectors Edition Corvette

Joined: 1/29/2002
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Another vote for Zaino. I like it a lot
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3/18/02 6:30pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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CONYERS, GA - USA

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1972 Ontario Orange Coupe

Joined: 3/14/2002
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Quick question.....Is Zaino available in stores....or just online? |hippie|

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3/18/02 10:49pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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CHARLOTTE, NC - USA

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1972 Mille Miglia Red Coupe * LS5 w/ 4 Speed * Loaded

Joined: 11/1/2001
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Martin,
There are some local distributors around, but to the best of my knowledge it is not available through retail stores. I think Ecklers (or one fo the other catalog guys) may carry it as well.

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3/18/02 11:36pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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DE PERE, WI - USA

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1969 350, 4-spd, 3.53 gear, side exhaust, custom mix yellow PPG base/clear Brilliant Yellow

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Mark is correct that Ecklers does handel it, or Zaino has a web site that you ca order from.

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4/20/02 7:11pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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EASTON, PA - USA

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1982 Collectors Edition Corvette

Joined: 1/29/2002
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There is a Zaino distributor in SW Flodira. His name is Ed and here is his email address

ezerbe@aol.com
Good luck |biggrin|
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5/20/02 10:43am - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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TALLMADGE, OH - USA

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1977 Dark Red/Buckskin 1995 Dark Red/Light Beige

Joined: 1/13/2002
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On you plastic gauge lens use Meguires Mirror Glaze Clear Plastic Polish #10. Chuck |thumb|

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6/1/02 5:06am - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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moro, IL - USA

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1979 Black coupe. 11256 original, documented, miles on it when I bought it in April of 2000. It now has 13100 on it. Oyster interior, like new. Everything original, everything works, except the clock. Paint has a couple of minor flaws.

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I have used Eagle one for my leather. It seems to make the leather really soft and clean.

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6/1/02 10:00pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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Annapolis, MD - USA

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65 Color TBD Coupe HotRod 70 Bridgethampton Blue Convertible - NCRS / Stock 87 Yellow Convertible Stock

Joined: 11/7/2001
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You are going to laugh at me for this but.... I use lemon fresh pledge for dusting.... Keeps the dust off, smells good. ;) I don't like to put stuff on the vinyl because some contain chemicals which react with the plastics and cause the outer layer to ooze. |dead| When it needs it I use mild soap and water on a damp rag to clean it up. |thumb|

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6/11/02 2:42am - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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moro, IL - USA

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1979 Black coupe. 11256 original, documented, miles on it when I bought it in April of 2000. It now has 13100 on it. Oyster interior, like new. Everything original, everything works, except the clock. Paint has a couple of minor flaws.

Joined: 2/11/2002
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I have used Fantastic for cleaning upholstery, vinyl, and leather. It probably isn't the best, but it works. I also use comet cleanser, and a plastic scrub brush on my tires. It cleans the white letters up great, also cleans the black rubber good.



|QUOTE|Juliet said: You are going to laugh at me for this but.... I use lemon fresh pledge for dusting.... Keeps the dust off, smells good. ;) I don't like to put stuff on the vinyl because some contain chemicals which react with the plastics and cause the outer layer to ooze. |dead| When it needs it I use mild soap and water on a damp rag to clean it up. |thumb||/QUOTE| |

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6/11/02 7:43pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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Eastern part of, CT - USA

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White 73 convertible - 350/auto, A/C PS, PB, PW, leather, t/t, two tops Also had a 69 t-top 20 years ago

Joined: 1/29/2002
Posts: 319
I use leather treatment from Griot's garage. It brings back the new smell and softens it, too. I just clean with warm water and a little hand soap.

I got a vinyl treatment kit by Stoner that comes in spray cans. The vinyl hard top for my car was stored for 4 years in a body shop garage, and was covered in dust. I cleaned it with soap and water and then their Trim Cleaner, then sprayed a couple of coats of Trim Shine and it looks like new (except for the rip).

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6/12/02 9:25am - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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DOWNINGTOWN, PA - USA

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1969 Monza Red Black Conv / Black Vinal hardtop 454/480 Tremec 5 Speed 308 Posi.Black Leather Interior, PS, PW, Air cond., tilt/tele,AM/FM Cass.-5 Pack CD, Hurst Shifter, side pipes 2004 Yellow convertible with black top and black interior

Joined: 11/24/2001
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One of the guys in my club recomended a product called back to black. He uses it on his Road Runner and his top looks fantastic. I think it is by Mothers ( Muthers whatever ). I tried it out before the show and shine. It really made the vinal top look great, however I had some moisture on the top and it turned a little grey. Next time I do the car, I will apply a second coat ( with the top completely dry ) and see how it does.
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7/5/02 6:02pm - Reply: 'Interior treatment'
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FAIRPORT, NY - USA

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1975 COUPE 355 CI, 405HP 1977 Bright Yellow, '82 dovetail, chrome spoke wheels, headers, chambered exhaust

Joined: 7/2/2002
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Guages: Stay away from any window cleaner with amonia. I like to use a really old diaper since they get very soft after many time in the washing machine. No softner, of course. The Endust for computers works great! Provides some static control. Just spray a little on the soft cloth and gently brush across plastic guage covers.

For my leather, I have found a local product that cleans very well. Since I never have my tops in, unless I get caught in the rain, I like to use a cleaner and a conditioner which offer UV protection. I use the same products on the '98 Pace Car. That top is never up, well almost never. I condition the leather in both cars on a weekly basis in the summer when they are in the sun a great deal. It takes a bit of time, but pays off ten fold in the end.
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