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    Hi all,
    have just got a new ( to me) x3 but someone has sprayed really slimey, hi gloss silicone spray over the dash top, and i know this should have a mat finish and certainly not feel slippery to the touch !
    Is there any product that I can spray on to remove this stuff !, have so far tried the usual vynl cleaner but it wont touch it......
     
     

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    when i bought mine somebody had sprayed mine with that stuff too, its awful, looks nice but as soon as you touch it you ger finger prints and smudges and its sticky and horrible

    i just used soapy water, a couple of mf cloths and a nail brush

    Scrub all the dash and bits that can be scrubbed, all the other bits use the mf cloth

    dry it all off with anouther mf cloth
     
     

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    ^^^^^ Yup, I just use fairy liquid and MF cloths.
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    great, thanks. Cant wait to get rid of the stuff!
     
     

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    tried soapy water with a dash of autoglym engine cleaner ( water based ), worked a treat !!
     
     

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    nice

    Now you dont have that sticky smeary coating
     
     

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    nope, it worked a treat !, on the stubborn areas i used the auto glym neat though, but washed off with plenty of water !
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by pauljf View Post
    Hi all,
    have just got a new ( to me) x3 but someone has sprayed really slimey, hi gloss silicone spray over the dash top, and i know this should have a mat finish and certainly not feel slippery to the touch !
    Is there any product that I can spray on to remove this stuff !, have so far tried the usual vynl cleaner but it wont touch it......
    who did you buy it from?! their valeter should be sacked! nasty stuff
     
     

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    main dealer @ chesterfield.....i was a bit surprised myself to be honest,..still, its all ok now
     
     

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    They all use it, quick and easy to apply, looks good from afar with out being touched but then it gets all smeary
     
     

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