Dress Engine and Exterior Rubber, Plastic & Vinyl Surfaces


  • Water-Based or Solvent-Based Dressing
  • Dressing applicator
  • Spray Bottle
  • Microfiber Towels
  • Hi-Pressure Air Cleaning Tool



STEP #1: Spray the entire engine with a water-based dressing only, using a consistent pattern to ensure even coverage. Make sure to properly apply to all pockets, crevices, and creases. It important to not use solvent-based dressings on engines.



STEP #2: Allow the engine compartment to air dry for several minutes with hood down. You can also wipe down with a cloth, but this will lead to a less gloss and it takes time. You can also use a hi-pressure air-whip tool to blow the dressing into missed areas and to aid in the drying process.  

PRO TIP: Just start the engine and close the hood to allow the heat to bake the dressing onto it. Also, most water-based dressing can be diluted 50/50 bringing out the natural color of the engine parts.



STEP #3: To ensure evenness, and reduce product “run off”, spray the solvent-based dressing on a tire applicator pad.



STEP #3: Hand apply the dressing to the tires, using smooth, even strokes. Ensure the dressing is completely dry before moving the vehicle.



STEP #5: Then apply to all exterior trim.


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