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Old 03-06-2005, 07:48 PM
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Pledge does not soften vinyl. Nothing will soften vinyl unless it is dissolving it. Do not use acetone on vinyl. Acetone will dissolve it.

Scrubbung vinyl with a rough pad to clean it disrupts and roughens the surface of the vinyl only letting more dirt become collected and eventually makes it worse.

The best method I have found to clean vinyl is using baking soda and an orbital polisher. Apply water, baking soda and buff. The baking soda will actually get the collected dirt in the nooks and crannies out and slightly polish the vinyl without hurting it.

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Pledge works awesome on hiding scratches in plexiglass.
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After we clean the vinyl we always finish it off with Pledge and a soft towel.
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Fast Orange and elbow grease will take stains out of vinyl safely. I have used it in the past with great results. Joe Murray
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Had a canvas shop in Orlanda recommend pledge for clear plastic side curtains and vinyl--he kept cases of it in his 24' trailer that he brought to do canvas work on-site.

Anybody have a good "cure" for algae (black spots) on interior vinyl wall covering> My boat's been in "dry storage" and the damn stuff is pretty widespread---
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The best method I have found to clean vinyl is using baking soda and an orbital polisher. Apply water, baking soda and buff. The baking soda will actually get the collected dirt in the nooks and crannies out and slightly polish the vinyl without hurting it.

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Are you serious? I'm not kidding, does this really work? It sounds like a great way to do it. Do you wet the baking soda then buff? Tell me more.....inquiring minds need to know!
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Plexus is great and is made for plastic & vinyl. Works great on windshields, dash, & seats.
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I use pledge on my eisen glass or however you spell it. the clear plastic glass wanna be stuff on my side curtins. It works great.
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I used to do it for years. Took care of all the vinyl surfaces, seats, dash, headliner, etc. Only trouble was that it did make the seats slippery. First corner I went around I'd be sliding all over the seat.
Applied it once to the seat on my motorcycle. BIG MISTAKE! First time I hit the brakes I wound up sitting on the gas tank.
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Are you serious? I'm not kidding, does this really work? It sounds like a great way to do it. Do you wet the baking soda then buff? Tell me more.....inquiring minds need to know!
Wet the baking soda then buff. MAke sure you pull up all of your carpet. It will be all over he place but it will hose right down. I go to Sam's or Costco and get the industrial sized Arm & Hammer box for 2 bucks.
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