How to remove old baked on overspray from a vinyl dash

Discussion in 'Interiors/trim/dashes etc.' started by Unforgiven, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Well-Known Member

    I was looking at my black dash the other day and noticed it had a very light gray tinge to it. After looking really close at it i realized that it was from overspray . I had painted my truck 4 years ago , now this overspray has been baked into the vinyl dash pad by the hot summer sun over this period of time. This is not a show truck but is instead a mud truck, therefore I never give it much thought before.
    What (if any) would be the best way to remove this haze without damaging the vinyl.
     
  2. Maniacmechanic1

    Maniacmechanic1 solid fixture here in the forum

    Try Spraying it down with Armerol spray.

    Simple Green but it is harsh.

    Try Baby Wipes. They do a good job cleaning grunge.
    Cleans Baby sheet no problem.
     
  3. Grumpy

    Grumpy The Grumpy Grease Monkey mechanical engineer. Staff Member

  4. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Well-Known Member

    thanks guys, i'll give it a go when i get home tonight
     
  5. Indycars

    Indycars Administrator Staff Member

  6. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Well-Known Member

    Rick... I actually have some of that I purchased last year. I'll have to look in the front garage and see if it's still there.
    I am going to try the baby wipes first. I will be surprised if they take that paint off.
     
  7. Maniacmechanic1

    Maniacmechanic1 solid fixture here in the forum

    Baby Wipes remove diesel grease.
     
  8. Unforgiven

    Unforgiven Well-Known Member

    Brian, I sure could have used that bit of info Sunday! I dislocated three of my knuckles trying to wash that shit off my hands! LOL
     
  9. Maniacmechanic1

    Maniacmechanic1 solid fixture here in the forum

    The Wife told me that is how Soldiers clean up at war in middle east.
    Clean up with Baby Wipes.
     

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