I just wanted to post a tip on renewing my dash pad. My pad was in perfect shape but it was heavily chalked from sun and age. I tried washing and scrubbing with cleaners and had very little success. I put on several different vinyl dressings that just made it look worse. As I had done the paint in a few areas with 0000 steel wool I thought I would try it on the dash. I used very soapy water and light even strokes that covered all areas. It turned out fantastic and now looks brand new with vinyl care products applied. It has a low sheen to it which I would guess is close to factory appearance. I suggest those faint of heart to start in a hidden area of the dash to attempt this. Again excellent results with light even passes of the steel wool. Last note 4/0 or 0000 steel wool is the one I used and appears to be the finest wool you can get.

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Good tip. I could definitely see the 0000 working. I have inserted a link to this tip on our Help page. thanks, Jason.

Clovis
Have to say , i really like some of the very good ideas you have come up with , doing your restoration
Thank for sharing
Enjoy
My dash pad is original and like new ,been using Armoral on it for 30 plus years
The stuff works

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