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Old 12-09-2006, 05:21 PM
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Interior Wood Care Question

What do you all recommend for taking care of the wood in the interior? I would like to make sure (ideally) that UV is reduced while protecting it. Ideally maybe a little polishing, but secondary to the above.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.

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Old 12-10-2006, 12:44 PM
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Any car wax or furniture paste wax works fine.

Placo1 used piano polish and got good results.
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Car wax and the occasional 303 protectant overspray gets on it and I buff it...shines deep!

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the wood coatings are similar to those on the paint. Zymol has a specific product for use on poly. it works quite well. Stay away from solvent based products.

This is a nice product to work with:

http://www.emmonscoachworks.com/ecommerce/shopDetails.cfm?p=5395&cat=4
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the wood coatings are similar to those on the paint. Zymol has a specific product for use on poly. it works quite well. Stay away from solvent based products.
Which is how Meguiar's got started in the car care products business.

They made furniture polish, and noticed that people were polishing their cars with their furniture polish.

Early cars had laquer finishes, and car manufacurers were using the same laquers that were used on furniture.

It was before my time, but do remember guys talking about a hand rubbed laquer finish on the car?
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Well this is really interesting, and I'm glad I caught it. I had some light cracks in my climate control surround on the 202, and one day a piece on the side snapped and bowed out about 3 inches. I pulled the panel and the wood let god and had a definite outward/concave bend to it. I used Klasse on it for 3 years, which I just realized is petroleum-based. I wonder if it weakened the finish or penetrated to the wood?

I got a nicely-used replacement, and will polish it with my Meguiars from now on. I thought I was making good use of the Klasse, which was an old bottle left over for use on a former car
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