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Never cared that much for interior cleaning stuff, so I would always just use a wet towel. But I ended up grabbing some Meguiars solution for interiors that promised to leave no greasy residue. Well, it ended up doing exactly the opposite. Looked like the plastic and vinyl were oiled and had a slippery feel with some areas more shiny than others. Really disappointing considering I've always been a fan of that brand. No amount of wiping with wet towels would fix it. I did a bit of digging on detailing sites and found this turtle wax T484R. It's also rated well on Amazon and guaranteed a matte, factory finish. I tried it yesterday for the first time using lint free blue paper towels. I was so impressed I figured it was worth writing about. It not only cleaned the previous mess, but added a clean, dull look that I like. Also, it's lightly scented with a fresh smell, kind of like those spring laundry detergents. Also wanted to advise people not to get meguiars or anything similar. Link below!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B007KTINX0/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1495834371&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=Turtle+wax+interior&dpPl=1&dpID=41yhqtc1GYL&ref=plSrch
 

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I just use Meguiars Interior Quick Detailer and a microfiber cloth. No issues here with Meguiars products.
 

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The one I tried was the wipes. Pure garbage. Maybe the quick detailer is way better. But this turtle one has won me over. And I dig the smell.
 

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Yeah I don't do "wipes" from anyone.
 

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Actually, the best product I have found so far is Stoner's Trim Shine. You only need a tiny little bit, it leaves no residue, and it leaves the interior and exterior plastics looking like brand new for a month or more.
 

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But does it give you that super dull finish or is it still a bit more shiny than nothing at all? The turtle one is 100% dull/matte which is what I liked about it.
 

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That's a different type of product then. The ones that restore plastic always add some shine. Don't get me wrong, the product you mentioned might be great, but if you want to just clean stuff with 0 shine, then that's what the turtle does.
 

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That's a different type of product then. The ones that restore plastic always add some shine. Don't get me wrong, the product you mentioned might be great, but if you want to just clean stuff with 0 shine, then that's what the turtle does.
The Meguiars interior quick detailer is the same, no shine just cleaning.
 

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Here's a photo of the product. It's found at most places you can get cleaning supplies, AutoZone, Walmart, etc.

 

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I'm using the Chemical Guys leather cleaner and Conditioner. So far so good.
 

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I've always like AutoGlym products just because they don't leave residue, leave a oem type of finish, smells pretty great and you could use it on the interior, exterior trim, and occasionally tires for a not slick/super shiny look.
 

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I've always like AutoGlym products just because they don't leave residue, leave a oem type of finish, smells pretty great and you could use it on the interior, exterior trim, and occasionally tires for a not slick/super shiny look.
That's interesting to me as I am not a fan of the shiny tire look. Black Magic used to have a matte finish tire dressing that I loved but they no longer produce it. :(

 

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If you want a matte finish tire then you don't need dressing. Just scrub the tire as many times as necessary until the suds are white. Done.
 

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If you want a matte finish tire then you don't need dressing. Just scrub the tire as many times as necessary until the suds are white. Done.
They won't have a dark black look though. Right now I just get by with using the Meguiars stuff that comes in the metal can, then I use an applicator to wipe it down and remove some of the shine. Works fine.
 

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They won't have a dark black look though. Right now I just get by with using the Meguiars stuff that comes in the metal can, then I use an applicator to wipe it down and remove some of the shine. Works fine.
Yes, but you also won't be slinging tire dressing all over the side of your car. Unless you let that stuff cure for about 12 hours or so, when the tires heat up the next time you drive it will liquify again and get thrown onto the side of the car.
 

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They won't have a dark black look though. Right now I just get by with using the Meguiars stuff that comes in the metal can, then I use an applicator to wipe it down and remove some of the shine. Works fine.
Yes, but you also won't be slinging tire dressing all over the side of your car. Unless you let that stuff cure for about 12 hours or so, when the tires heat up the next time you drive it will liquify again and get thrown onto the side of the car.
I use Adams VRT on the tires... Goes on dry, doesn't sling... Gives it a nice deep matte look
 

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Yes, but you also won't be slinging tire dressing all over the side of your car. Unless you let that stuff cure for about 12 hours or so, when the tires heat up the next time you drive it will liquify again and get thrown onto the side of the car.
I don't have that problem now.

I use Adams VRT on the tires... Goes on dry, doesn't sling... Gives it a nice deep matte look
I'll look into it, thanks.
 
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