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Old 01-17-2013, 09:35 PM   #15
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Hi I am a cleaning lady by trade and "awesome" works awesome and is evry cheap. Dawn
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:28 PM   #16
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Old 01-18-2013, 12:25 AM   #17
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I think we tried all those 'solvents/cleaners' mentioned above without any great results... too many applications, too much rubbing, brushing, etc., without removing all the 'sticky' stuff...

Then an Airforums member suggested 'POR-15' cleaner - I got a couple of jugs, diluted it as per their info, and it WORKS GREAT...

Apply with spray bottle - with plenty of ventilation - wipe off the sticky crud with paper towels... Then rinse with plain water...

When done, and the surfaces are dry, apply some acrylic floor polish to seal, as mentioned above...

POR-15 requires no special brushing, scrubbing, etc - apply with a circular rubbing motion is all that's needed, in our 78 Ambassador, that is...

Believe me, nothing works as great as the POR-15 - it's not caustic, but you'll need plenty of ventilation so the fumes don't get to you...
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:33 AM   #18
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The easiest and cheapest cleaner is odorless mineral spirits.
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for sticky plasticizer on walls use Goof Off and rotary brush

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I was a vinyl compound developer for years. The sticky stuff is the degraded plasticizer and the secondary stabilizing plasticizer. Moisture and heat will help it spew. Clean the walls and use acrylic sealer, like Future, to seal in future spew. It does make the walls have a little higher gloss.
I have been around the block on this in Mexico where it's not easy to find the toxic cleaners. The best I've done so far is to use Goof Off and a medium grade rotary brush on my drill. And thanks so much for your comment here, dwightdi, it's much more than just cooking oil or tobacco stains, it's an intrinsic feature of the plastic and it doesn't get gone easily!
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