View Full Version : And a rave for #39 Heavy Duty Vinyl Cleaner

Aug 17th, 2004, 04:05 PM
Yeah, the wifemobile again. Her car's interior is an endless expanse of light tan plastic and vinyl.

Heavy Duty describes this one well; if you spray it on a grease stained panel and wipe it right off, the grease stains are gone where the droplets were!

It works best on textured vinyl in conjuction with a short bristle brush. The brush helps it get into the texture a bit better.

I followed with my old standby, #40. Voila; new car!


Mike Phillips
Aug 17th, 2004, 05:21 PM
Hi Mosca,

Thanks for the Rave!

I"m with you on this one, M-3916 Heavy Duty Vinyl Cleaner is a product I always like to have on hand.


Aug 17th, 2004, 05:35 PM
Y'know, interior cleaning products aren't as sexy as the polishes and waxes, Mike. But those are the ones that can make or break the job. #39 with a short bristle brush in the crevasses, APC+ on a stain that I thought was permanent, #40 with its leathery smell, Accent Dressing in a convenient spray for the climate and radio controls, PlastX for the gauge cover, stuff like that is what I mean. Getting the dirt and crud out of the crevasses is what makes it special. The devil is in the details.

The exterior stuff makes the car LOOK new, but it's the work you do on the inside that makes it FEEL new.

I gave Mary Jeanne (13 year old daughter) $35 for helping all the way through, and now she wants to know if we can put flyers in the grocery stores and make some money on the side, cleaning cars!


Aug 20th, 2004, 03:07 PM
I agree with Mosca, correctly detailing the interior can be the final piece to the puzzle when detailing for a show. While I work on the exterior, my wife works the interior with #40 Vinyl & Rubber Cleaner and Medallion Leather Cleaner. At a recent show, we placed first in class and won Best Interior in class. Our Corvette is a driver, but with Meguiar's help, it's also a "trophy hunter"!