Important de-armor-alling an interior

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  1. Tim W

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    just picked up a vehicle from a used car lot and they must have used 5 gallons of armor all on the interior, its disgusting. Are there any products I can use to de-fuck everything inside or just like simple green cut with water then re-dress the interior?
     
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    I would use an APC like adams, maybe no simple green because I hate the smell personally. Then go over it with a real interior detailer and you should be good. I just had to do this to my new red truck. It wasn't greasy or shiney, but you could tell he used it every now and then
     
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    I used my SCG APC on womans friends car, it took it off and got rid of the oily feel.

    EDIT: I used a 1:1 mixture, sprayed it directly on the surface, then wiped it off. Some spots had to be done 2/3 times but the majority only took once.
     
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    I would use any amonia based cleaner. Or just amonia and water. It will take off just about any chemicle, without damaging the surface. Rubber seal sells a great one
     
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    Just watch the your ratios if you use an APC, it could stain the plastic. Try in inconspicuous area first.
     
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    Mix up some Dawn dish soap with water in a spray bottle. Mist on and wipe off with a towel. I wouldn't waste money on some specialty cleaning product. I use a quality car wash soap and quality wax/polishes everything else I clean with is stuff you can probably find in your pantry lol.
     
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    2nd this. My '12 was all armor-all slicked when I got it. First week home I took hot soapy water with Dawn dish soap and scrubbed all hard surfaces with it. Worked great.
     

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