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      05-29-2009, 12:02 AM   #1
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How do you clean the gauge cluster?

How do you guys clean the gauge/instrument cluster? I'm worried about creating scratches. Thanks.
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      05-29-2009, 10:05 AM   #2
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i use a microfiber towel moistened slightly with aerospace 303
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      05-30-2009, 02:04 AM   #3
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i use a microfiber towel moistened slightly with aerospace 303
Thanks for the tip. It just seems like that plastic is easily scratchable.
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Hmm... it's pretty dusty in my area and i just use a soft microfiber as well to brush it lightly but I've never had to clean anything heavy off the plastic.
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Hmm... it's pretty dusty in my area and i just use a soft microfiber as well to brush it lightly but I've never had to clean anything heavy off the plastic.
Ya, I'm probably paranoid, but the 330ci that I had for seven years ended up with some light scratches on the cluster. It just makes the car seem that much older. Thanks for the input.
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      06-01-2009, 07:49 AM   #6
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Just go very lightly on the first pass and you should be fine, and pick up the worst of the dust and dirt. Imagine you're using sandpaper instead of a towel. Then you can go back over as needed on the now (mostly) clean cluster.
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