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    Fascia options? Mine is stained :,(

    I've got permanent etched-in stains on my central fascia section (the bit underneath the central vents and the heater dials) from having ambi-pur fluid leak out of my ambi-pur vent-unit I know, I know...it says on the tin that this stuff stains..and boy it does...permanently! It's sort of burnt away at the black fascia to leave a greyish streak.

    I don't want to shell out on a whole new MFD unit (about £30 on ebay plus the time needed to install it), so I was wondering are there any other options to the fascia looking like new again?

    Cleaners?
    Polish?
    Snap on lower fascia panel? (do these exist?)
    Paint??

    Any ideas...and pics of yours...most welcome. Cheers.

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    Just get some interior dash spray mate you can get it from the likes of demon tweeks, or check out your local scrappy. Not sure if any polish or any cleaning products will cut it


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    You could try painting the dash, however don't be surprised if you get a reation with the paint where the stains are.
    If you do, the only answer might be a replacement console.
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    I have tried Poorboys World Natural Look Dressing on it but everything else shines up bar the streaky bits...which stand out MORE. I suppose that would be the obvious result.

    I am reluctant to paint it now for the same reason.

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    I just nicked the pic below from another thread on here (it's not my car!).
    How has this member done up their fascia around the lower part only? I would like to do the same...not in silver maybe though. Is that a clip-on fascia panel?



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    You can buy that style of panel, it was fitted as standard to many Astras.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SQ Man View Post
    You can buy that style of panel, it was fitted as standard to many Astras.
    I searched ebay this afternoon, but couldn't find it. I searched the term "astra fascia panel" and all I came up with was HU panels etc.

    Do you know where I can buy one of these? What term should I search for?

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    Try searching SXi fascia panel, i got this one with my car. It's like SQ Man says it came standard with a few models of astra.

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    Many thanks guys for the help. I looks like you can't get the 'silver bit' of the central console separatley... I would have to buy the entire centre console. It say on those ebay links that it is "easy to fit"...hmmm
    It does look good though.

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