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#2391381 - 10/22/17 05:25 PM What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops?
RJS Offline
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As title states, what is the product of choice for a Black Vinyl Top? Years back there was stuff that looked like shoe polish that worked great and I'm thinking of trying Black shoe polish in paste form. Don't want anything greasy that will ruin my car cover either.
Thanks Ron

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#2391448 - 10/22/17 07:26 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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303
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#2391450 - 10/22/17 07:30 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: JMCFAN]
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Originally Posted By JMCFAN
303


x2. Not sure it's really the greatest juice out there, but people hold it in high regard...

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#2391460 - 10/22/17 07:48 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
RJS Offline
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303??? So I walk in a store and just say 303???
Who makes it? is it mail order only?
Thanks Ron

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#2391463 - 10/22/17 07:51 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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#2391477 - 10/22/17 08:14 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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OK cool I'll give it a try.
Ron

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#2391490 - 10/22/17 08:31 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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#2391821 - 10/23/17 12:55 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RS23U1G]
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Weiman floor polish.

Have to be at an old style hardware store. You wet a rag and then rub it in. Lasts for ever.

Can't use just everyday polish, it will whiten if caught in the rain until it hardens again. Has to be a professional grade.

Wear gloves, hard to get off your hands



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#2391883 - 10/23/17 02:09 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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#2391907 - 10/23/17 02:54 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: a12rag]
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That's what I use. Buy it by the gallon, it's cheaper that way.

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#2391954 - 10/23/17 04:15 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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#2391966 - 10/23/17 04:42 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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Originally Posted By RJS
As title states, what is the product of choice for a Black Vinyl Top? Years back there was stuff that looked like shoe polish that worked great and I'm thinking of trying Black shoe polish in paste form. Don't want anything greasy that will ruin my car cover either.
Thanks Ron
That shoe polish type stuff you are referring to was made by Turtle Wax. I used it on my black vinyl top cars back in the early 70's. It came in white or black depending on your car's top color. Great stuff, I loved it. Wish they still made it, but I have not seen it now in years.

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#2391970 - 10/23/17 04:48 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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Originally Posted By RJS


OK cool I'll give it a try.
Ron
Or you can buy it on E-bay. That is where I buy mine.

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#2392061 - 10/23/17 08:09 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: Pacnorthcuda]
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Originally Posted By Pacnorthcuda
Originally Posted By JMCFAN
303


x2. Not sure it's really the greatest juice out there, but people hold it in high regard...


I use it on car... Hot tub cover etc.... good stuff
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#2392419 - 10/24/17 02:56 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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Murphy's Oil Soap here.

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#2393121 - 10/25/17 08:36 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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303 Products here as well...
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#2393277 - 10/26/17 09:02 AM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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I'm another user of 303. I also use it on the tires.

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#2393293 - 10/26/17 09:38 AM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: rarefish]
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I have had two cars with nice original tops, and as soon as I put stuff on them they disintegrated very quickly.

First one I used Armor All and similar products. Middle of the top was 50% gone with the wind in a few months.

Second One I used a clear boot grease. That looked nice and lasted a little longer. I did notice if the car got rained on it would run down onto the windows.

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#2394046 - 10/27/17 08:49 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: Neil]
RJS Offline
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I bought and used the 303 Vinyl Protection and the top looks nice. Used it on the dash and door panels too.
Guess we'll have to see how well it holds up.
Thanks Ron

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#2394077 - 10/27/17 09:51 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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What kind of finish did it leave on the top Ron? Good timing for this as I was looking for something too.

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