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      06-27-2013, 05:45 PM   #1
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Maintaining Black Interior

Hey guys I was just wondering if I could get some tips on keeping my interior cleaner? Every time I clean it, it somehow still ends up getting dirty. I never had problems with this when I had a different color. Black is just being a bitch, any tips would be grateful haha
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      06-27-2013, 05:53 PM   #2
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I find black to be very easy to maintain. Stains and scuffs doesn't show like on a light color interior. The main thing with black is dust showing up easily. I just wipe it down with a duster or quick interior detailer every now and then. Leather care is something else but that is complex and can make its own subject.
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      06-28-2013, 12:14 AM   #3
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Never roll windows down.
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THIS!!! I almost never roll my windows down. Black is SUPER EASY to maintain. Try maintaining Silver Novillo! That's a real bitch!!!
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it just comes with usage. driving with windows up prevents dust from getting in and will prevent seats and interior from getting dusty, but if you simply use your car often, the seats will get dirty, period. There's not magic solution here. Clean them often. Condition the leather, and you're good to go.

It's also a good idea to lay down a bath towel on your seats if you got dirty with outdoor activities or if you've been exercising. After the gym, I always lay down a towel covering the full seat to prevent grim, sweat, and bacteria (transferred from my clothes and skin) from getting on my seat.
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it just comes with usage. driving with windows up prevents dust from getting in and will prevent seats and interior from getting dusty, but if you simply use your car often, the seats will get dirty, period. There's not magic solution here. Clean them often. Condition the leather, and you're good to go.

It's also a good idea to lay down a bath towel on your seats if you got dirty with outdoor activities or if you've been exercising. After the gym, I always lay down a towel covering the full seat to prevent grim, sweat, and bacteria (transferred from my clothes and skin) from getting on my seat.

I would agree with the comments and tips.
I also use a bath towel for the front seat after exercising.

On the windows, it's probably a good idea to down/up on all 4 windows once in a while. My previous 540 had 3 voltage regulators replaced in the passenger door/windows due to infrequent use. My mechanic recommended this window "exercise."
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303 Aerospace Protectant is the best product ever for all non-leather surfaces.
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Thank you for everything guys, I'll try using these tips. My car gets dusty quick, i do usually keep my windows down while driving when it's warm outside.
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THIS!!! I almost never roll my windows down. Black is SUPER EASY to maintain. Try maintaining Silver Novillo! That's a real bitch!!!
Whats funny is i start thinking, i have never smoked in this car. Whats all this crap in the shift boot.

Never roll windows down plus never run ac LOL.
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Whats funny is i start thinking, i have never smoked in this car. Whats all this crap in the shift boot.

Never roll windows down plus never run ac LOL.
Haha! And on the rare occasion that I decide to crack them open........1/2", that's it. LOL!
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Haha! And on the rare occasion that I decide to crack them open........1/2", that's it. LOL!
haha - can we get jdm wind deflectors for these cars? maybe it can prevent dust from settling!
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