I'm not sure about this working on tinted windows, but what about the new armor-all glass wipes. I was leery before I tried them, but they are wonderful! No more morning glare on my windshield. They are premoistened cloths that are a little heavier than papertowels and are pretty soft. I use black magic (great for the exterior trim, too) or armor-all LOW gloss. My fiance uses the high gloss stuff and I'd swear that one of these days I'm going to be able to see myself in the trim. Also, the low just makes the dash look really clean and it only is a little shiny on the edges. I think that it looks really good afterwards.
Hi, a coupl e years ago my sister used this stuff on her dash and stuff and it made it so shiny that you could see your self. The shunyness never went away. will Black Magic armor-all LOW gloss do that. i just want it to look clean, not real shiny. so i was wondering if those two will fit what i am looking for.
I've used the black magic on the exterior of my car to get the black trim shiny. Since there's not a lot of pieces there, the shine isn't too bad. I don't use it in the interior because I find it to be too shiny. It's a paste--maybe I should just dillute it. I use it on the exterior because if you use armor-all on the outside it will run down your car and leave an oily residue. The armor-all low gloss does look nice in the interior. I use it ~every month and it keeps the dash looking clean without that "glow" of the original armor-all. I've also noticed that dust does not collect as readily on my dash. I find that I would have to use a lot of this stuff to actually see a lot of shine.
I wouldn't use Windex to clean the interior of your car. Most window cleaners, including Windex, have alcohol in them to aid in drying so as not to leave streaks. As a result they will dry out your dashboard and cause cracking. I would suggest you go and buy Armor-All cleaner and use that to clean your dashboard, console and other areas inside the car. Then follow that up with an application of either Armor-All Protectant, Formula 2001 or Black Magic. If you are using high-gloss Armor-All, apply it and let it sit for about 10 or so minutes. Then go back over it with a clean, dry paper towel. This will remove any excess and keep the interior parts from getting greasy and attracting dust.
As far as washing goes, I use Meguiars Gold Class Car Wash Shampoo & Conditioner which is awesome! You can see the difference as you are using it. I follow that up with either some Meguiar's Final Inspection #34 or, depending on how long it has been, I will wax or polish the car.
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