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Bryan
Hagerty Employee

Piston Slap: A less-spicy Cougar interior color?

Joseph writes:

I have a 1970 cougar XR-7, and the people that owned it before me lived in Phoenix, where the dashboard lost some of the “ginger” color. That’s OK, because I have been changing the ginger over to a black interior. I noticed that store-bought glass and dash cleaner took more of the color off the dash, and that it was black underneath . My question is there a better way that I could get this color off and leave the black dash underneath without damaging it?

 

Sajeev answers:

I bet that product is fine for wiping off the (heavily oxidized) ginger color coat, as a little digging on Glass + Dash cleaner suggests it’s safe, provided you don’t dunk parts in a bathtub full of it ...

 

Read the full article on Hagerty.com:

https://www.hagerty.com/media/maintenance-and-tech/piston-slap-a-less-spicy-cougar-interior-color/

2 REPLIES 2
drjim
Detailer

+2 for SEM products!

 

Used them on my 1985 Toyota, and the color match was perfect.

Sajeev
Community Manager

Excellent!  Glad to know I am not the only one who enjoys using them!