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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-01-2007, 04:54 PM Thread Starter
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little spots on gauge cluster

how do i remove these??? they irritate the shit out of me ??

i tried soap and water and it didnt help
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-01-2007, 08:13 PM
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Hard to tell from the pictures. Is it pitted or is it just dirty?
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what car is that out of?
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I use a little bit of fine buffing compound, nothing too coarse that would scratch the plastic, buff by hand, then polish with a decent polishing agent (Meguire's etc.). Worked great for many of the fox's I've had.
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I use a little bit of fine buffing compound, nothing too coarse that would scratch the plastic, buff by hand, then polish with a decent polishing agent (Meguire's etc.). Worked great for many of the fox's I've had.

Just be careful with this method. If you use something that is too coarse, you will scratch the crap out of your gauges. Even PlastX can be too coarse for a lot of gauges like this.

2 products that I would try, Mirror Glaze Clear Plastic Cleaner and Mirror Glaze Clear Plastic Polish. These are both Meguiar's products, and are both for plastics that will scratch easy. Always start with the least aggressive product and work your way up from there. If you use something too coarse, you will create more problems and more work for yourself.
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Just be careful with this method! If you use something that is too coarse, you will scratch the crap out of your gauges!

Yep, good point, I didn't emphsize that enough.
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-02-2007, 10:24 AM
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what car is that out of?
either Integra or civic
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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-02-2007, 11:24 AM Thread Starter
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either Integra or civic
integra gsr... i pulled it out because it is bugging the shit out of me and i just want it clean and clear.... it was that way when i bought the car. do i need to buy a polishing wheel?? or will a soft cloth work with that mguires stuff??
i assume ican but that at auto zone right?

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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 02-02-2007, 11:29 AM
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Yeah, I've seen them at Orielly's, probably have it at Auto Zone also.
No polishing wheel. Do it all by hand with a soft microfiber cloth. It may take a few applications to get it all cleaned up. But be patient, and it will come clean.

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