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Aerospace 303, a versatile trim, rubber, vinyl product...

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by SouthBoundSteve, May 5, 2017.

  1. May 5, 2017 at 5:33 AM
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    SouthBoundSteve

    SouthBoundSteve [OP] New and Improved Ron said it would work.....

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    Greetings gang,
    Many times whether it is here or other forums, the question is asked, "What should I use on my_________________?" We an fill in the blank with tires, trim, wheel wells, vinyl bed covers, dash board, etc....
    I have used Aerospace 303 for many years and have found it to be a great product to keep on hand as a "must have." Not only is it popular in the automotive world but also in boating applications. Although I do not own a boat, many friends that do love this stuff.
    My bed cover company recommends 303 as the protective product of choice to help preserve it.
    Here is an article from one of the detailing sites I frequent from a Professional Detailer on the protectant...

    https://www.detailedimage.com/Ask-a-Pro/303-aerospace-protectant-review-and-guide/

    A simple web search finds Aerospace 303 can be found just about anywhere to boot.

    I have also been using 303's multi surface cleaner which can be diluted and used on various surfaces including carpets, dash, and more.
    http://www.detailedimage.com/303-M2/Fabric-Vinyl-Cleaner-P11/32-oz-S1/

    303 does offer a white bottle line and automotive blue bottle line. It appears that there are no difference between them. It seems to be a marketing tactic. Either way, I have used both and has success.

    There are many detailing sites that carry 303 plus, at this time of year, many of them have spring specials so you can find great deals. As we all know, Amazon, Walmart, hardware stores, and many marine based stores and sites carry it too.

    Good Luck gang and Happy Detailing!
     
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  2. May 5, 2017 at 5:38 AM
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    Thanks Steve!
     
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  3. May 5, 2017 at 5:46 AM
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    Law323 Workout gloves? You mean sissy mittens??

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    Agreed on all points!

    Only found out about and got 303 a few months ago and simply put, it is now a staple in my truck washing routine especially on my trim, tires and interior.

    My trim has seen better days and before, I had seriously contemplated buying new trim to replace the worn and faded for new and shiny. After buying and using 303, buying new trim serves no purpose for me. It seems to have oxidized the plastic to where it looks like new even after a couple months.

    Not just that, but I can't stand a shiny dash. 303 doesn't give the same effect as a gel detailer, but keeps the dash clean and keeps a flat black sheen to it. Perfect!
     
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  4. May 5, 2017 at 5:49 AM
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    Great info, thanks!
     
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  6. May 5, 2017 at 6:01 AM
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    Great stuff. Been using it for years. Does great on tires too.
     
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  7. May 5, 2017 at 6:01 AM
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    Thanks Steve.... since my garage is a wood shop, my vehicles sleep outside... trim fades... this seems like a good fix. Gonna pick some up this weekend! Great tip!
     
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    I'll have to try this out. Quick question though, 303 seems to be the product line name but a quick search on Amazon shows that there are several sub-products. Any of them to avoid?

    I think OP is referring to the multi-cleaner and Law, I think you're talking about the UV protector/restore product
     
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  11. May 5, 2017 at 6:52 AM
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    SouthBoundSteve [OP] New and Improved Ron said it would work.....

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    My first link has an article to the Protectant which is the most recognized product. I also highlighted the multi purpose cleaner since I have also had success with it and is lesser known.
    The only 303 products I haven't used are the spray wax, detailer spray. I know many people who have used the fabric protectant. I used it on fabric tops but not seats.
     
  12. May 5, 2017 at 7:02 AM
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    I am. OP is talking about 303 Aerospace products in general and their different applications with articles to back it up. First post WAS referring to the protectant and was the post I was alluding to in mine.

    I haven't had a chance nor reason to use the other cleaning products, but as well as the UV protectant works on/in my truck, I would get the others in a heartbeat.
     
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  13. May 5, 2017 at 7:28 AM
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    Outstanding product I've used for years, primarily on my boat. Buy it by the case as I'll use it on interior fiberglass, vinyl seats and other areas. Super stuff...
     
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  14. May 5, 2017 at 7:29 AM
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    Thanks for sharing that about your boat. Confirms what my friends, with boats, have said. :thumbsup:
     
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  15. May 5, 2017 at 7:52 AM
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    Great stuff! Thanks, Steve for giving these products a plug!
     
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    Advance Auto Parts had it on sale last week in my local store ... buy 1 bottle and get 1 free. I think I paid somewhere around $14 for a bottle (actually 2).
     
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    I use it on my headlights and taillights as well as everything else mentioned above
     
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    303 or Maple Syrup? :D:p Just kidding...
     
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    I found out about 303 from this site about 2-3 months ago. Now that I've used it since that period of time I'll never go back to the products I used to use. Thanks Steve for the articles, backs up what I thought all along.
     
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    X infinity using this on boats! My boat is just over 12 years old and the interior looks near brand new thanks to this product!! The summer sun in AZ is no joke and I have seen interiors take a shit just after a couple seasons when untreated. I usually wait till Amazon has a sale and then scoop up a few bottles on prime
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    Thanks for sharing! :thumbsup: Boat looks awesome.
     
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    Hey, that detailer is in my neck of the woods. I bought my truck from the Schaumburg Toyota dealer.

    My detailer uses 303 religiously as well as detailed image. Nice recommendations!
     
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    So what can't you use Aero 303 protectant on? Do I really need the multi surface or?
     
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    The Muti surface product I referred to is a cleaner verses the actual protectant.
     
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    Just like blueberries...:drool::thumbsup:
     
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    Maybe I missed it but will 303 pull the color back out, or is it primarily for maintaining the original flavor?
     
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