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Old 01-24-2021, 06:24 PM   #1
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Cleaned a few visors

I had a thread over in the general section on what’s a better product than Armor-all? Something called 303 came out as a favorite. I finally bought some and decided to give it a try. Figured I would use some Simple Green with a rag and a soft brush for initial cleaning and then some 303.

Grabbed a handful of visors out of my stash, tossed em on my bench and couldn’t find my Simple Green. But I did find this gallon of Mr Clean stuff I got for a buck at work.

It did a nice job overall. I decided to grab my heat gun and see if I could work out a few of the “divots” in the visors while I was at it. Heat gun helped, but I didn’t get them totally smooth like I wanted. Next I added a coat of the 303, and I think they turned out pretty decent.
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Old 01-24-2021, 06:44 PM   #2
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Those look nice. I'll have to try that 303.
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Old 01-24-2021, 06:49 PM   #3
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Did the arm rests on my C30. Like everyone was saying, no “greasy” feel.
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Old 01-24-2021, 06:52 PM   #4
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Did the arm rests on my C30. Like everyone was saying, no “greasy” feel.
Those came out good Mark. I will have to pick some of that stuff up if I can find it around here.

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Old 01-24-2021, 07:01 PM   #5
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Old 01-24-2021, 07:12 PM   #6
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Definitely going to try that stuff on my armrests
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Lookin' good, Mark. I've been using 303 for years -- though not as often as I should!
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Old 01-24-2021, 10:26 PM   #8
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It looks like it works really well. I just replaced my dash pad - I might have to get some to keep it looking new.
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Old 01-24-2021, 10:56 PM   #9
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Looks great! Never heard of 303, thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-24-2021, 10:59 PM   #10
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That looks great. The thread has deteriorated and visors split open on my truck. I think they would be fine if resewn. Have you ever done that and if so, how do you find the appropriate thread?
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Wow! Do they make a facewash? Nice job!
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Old 01-25-2021, 02:17 AM   #12
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Re: Cleaned a few visors

As others have stated, those came out great. Thanks for the heads up on the 303. I'll look for some too for my interior pieces.
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Old 01-25-2021, 06:49 PM   #13
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Cleaned the last three I have here at the house. They turned out nice too. The one in the middle didn’t have an arm on it and there were remnants of a factory visor sticker. I had to pull out the Goof Off for that one. It’s not as nice as the other two.

I still have a pile more stashed away I need to dig out. I’m tired of the browns, maybe I’ll see how blue cleans up =)
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Old 01-30-2021, 11:34 PM   #14
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Grandson (8) called the other day and asked I had anything he could do to earn some money. He came over today and helped me go through some of the stash of truck parts. Then we came home and I set up his bench for visor cleaning.

One very close to being finished (unsure what the color is called), it started out as bad as the blue one did. And the blue one before and also close to being finished. He did a pretty darn good job in my eyes.
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Grandson (8) called the other day and asked I had anything he could do to earn some money. He came over today and helped me go through some of the stash of truck parts. Then we came home and I set up his bench for visor cleaning.

One very close to being finished (unsure what the color is called), it started out as bad as the blue one did. And the blue one before and also close to being finished. He did a pretty darn good job in my eyes.

They both look good. Tell him to come to Iowa, I have about 30 of them he can do...

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They both look good. Tell him to come to Iowa, I have about 30 of them he can do...

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Thanks Leon, if only he was a tad taller he could reach the pedals better in the little red race car and I could send him on his way =)
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So just how much stuff do you have Leon? LMAO!
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So just how much stuff do you have Leon? LMAO!

A lot.... You posted in the thread where I posted all the pictures of my junk....

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Thanks Leon, if only he was a tad taller he could reach the pedals better in the little red race car and I could send him on his way =)

I can wait till spring Mark. Maybe he will be taller by then....

I usually use Simple Green for cleaning my visors and door panels then hit them with the pressure washer. I use a wide pattern tip so the spray isn't so concentrated. Works pretty good. So far I haven't found the 303 stuff. That's the problem with living in a rural area.

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Finished the ones I could find that were saveable, pretty sure I have another few pairs somewhere.
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Oh boy, try to control your excitement (heh) I did find some more.
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U guys have a visor fetish lol
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Oh nice! You stepped up and bought the cleaner. I just used cheap cleaner I got at work and used the 303 Protectant for the final coat. Let us know how well it works.
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Old 02-06-2021, 09:49 PM   #25
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Pulled the visors out of my C30. Drivers side pristine, passenger side had a mirror clipped to it.

Pulled the door panels and headliner out too. I’ll start a new thread for door panel and headliner refurbish =)

EDIT: Boy they almost look black in the picture, they are actually dark green.
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