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Re: Baby oil vs. Armor-all

To: "Mike Lishego" <>, <mgs@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: Baby oil vs. Armor-all
From: "Lawrie Alexander" <>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 1998 19:40:48 -0700

A frequently-seen side effect of using baby oil is just the opposite of what
you fear from using Armorall. Babies regularly lubed with baby oil tend to
get bigger. Do you really want your dashboard, top, tonneau, etc., to grow?

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Lishego <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, July 16, 1998 7:20 PM
Subject: Baby oil vs. Armor-all

>Hello all,
>    I've heard it said a few times on the list that Armor-all will
>shrink most vinyl, such as convertible tops, dashs, etc.  I _think_
>that someone on this list might have recommended using baby oil
>instead, but don't quote me on that...
>    So, i picked up a bottle of baby oil today and used it on my non-
>lbc service vehicle.  The results are stunning, it's the first time
>I've ever seen my reflection in a padded dash!
>    My question:  has anyone used baby oil for a long time, such as a
>period of years?  Does it have any adverse side effects I should know
>about before I lube up every vinyl surface I own with it?
>Thanks for your input on this matter,
>Flames need not apply...
>Mike Lishego

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