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#2394109 - 10/27/17 11:21 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: 69_SIX_PACK]
RJS Offline
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Originally Posted By 69_SIX_PACK
What kind of finish did it leave on the top Ron? Good timing for this as I was looking for something too.

Dave

I'd say more shine then I thought but not like Armor All.
Very happy with what I see so far
Ron

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#2395530 - 10/30/17 03:58 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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I have used Armor All and 303, both left a bit too much shine. But I changed my technique. I use the vinyl product of choice on the top and then I wash the car. The car wash soap and water removes a bit of the shine. Afterward it leaves a nice appearance.
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#2395815 - 10/30/17 11:07 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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Years ago I bought some POR-GLO from the same company as POR15. No idea what's in it, but it leaves the perfect semi gloss shine that dries fully and does not attract dust. It smells like mineral spirits when you apply and looks way too glossy, but when that flashes off it looks perfect. I only have to put it on every few years.

Not sure if you can buy any longer.

Edit: I did find on one site. http://www.allcarparts.us/catalogb.php?A=1&B=1&S=11&C=9
Almost tempted to buy a spare can. Goes a long way.


Edited by njmopar (10/30/17 11:10 PM)

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#2396232 - 10/31/17 04:54 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
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Some interesting, varied answers here.
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#2397223 - 11/02/17 09:29 AM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
65pacecar Offline
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I've used a spray on from Jax Wax that works well, also the 303 products are nice. I would avoid using Armor All on the top, I have seen that stuff destroy vinyl tops.

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#2397864 - 11/03/17 10:56 AM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: DynoDave]
kidmopar Offline
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Originally Posted By DynoDave
Some interesting, varied answers here.


iagree

I'm so confused now ????? panic

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#2397962 - 11/03/17 01:04 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: kidmopar]
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I have the original vinyl top on my red Charger. In the 27 years I have owned it I have applied Armour All, 303, Meguire's or whatever other vinyl cleaner I had in the supplies cabinet in the garage & it still looks great. I don't know what is right or wrong they all work.


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#2401109 - 11/09/17 04:20 PM Re: What are you using on your Black Vinyl Tops? [Re: RJS]
R/T1968R/T Offline
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My 68 still has the original top and still holds a shine. I also used the paste stuff from the 70s. Last time I applied it was 1985. You would rub it in, let it haze, then buff it with a brush to remove any residue from the low spots. Finally you would polish with a rag. I really think it was very close to a shoe polish!!!

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