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How to Make Car Cleaning Slime That You'll Be OBSESSED With

Your car has some secrets in its closet. You know, all those sneaky little spots where crumbs and dust go to hide. We’re talking cup holders, air vents, and door handles – the places that are impossible for mere mortals to clean…

Until recently.

Perhaps you’ve heard of this fun little trick that makes your cleaning those tiny spaces a breeze: automotive cleaning slime.

2-step kit makes interior look like new

The Best Interior Cleaner

★★★★★ 

The one-two punch your interior has been missing.

“So far I’ve used Mirror Shine, Turbo, Tire shine, and now Intra Shield and Clean. All products have performed as advertised and I am very happy with the results. Now to try the car wash and my detailing kit will be complete.” – Bill L.

But, we’re not talking about the same kind of slime you used to get with your Ninja Turtles toys back in the day.

This stuff is made specifically for getting into those places in your vehicle that you would never be able to reach with traditional detailing methods. And, if you have heard of it, you’ve probably noticed that they don’t exactly give this stuff away – it’s not cheap. 

So, today we’ll be giving you the lowdown on how to make this stuff right at home, for a fraction of the cost!

Let’s make some slime!

Ingredients for Car Cleaning Slime

Before we dive into the fun stuff, gather what you’ll need:

  • Elmer’s glue (clear or white – your choice!)
  • Baking soda
  • Contact lens cleaner
  • ½ cup measuring cup
  • Teaspoon measuring spoon
  • Tablespoon measuring spoon
  • A stirring stick (a popsicle stick works well for this)

Step #1: Glue it Up

First things first – pour half a cup of Elmer’s glue into a large plastic cup, or directly into your car’s cup holder! (It’s where you’ll be using the slime anyway, right?)

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Step #2: Baking Soda Boost

Now, add two teaspoons of baking soda to the glue, and stir it. Baking soda is one of the secret ingredients that give the slime the perfect consistency to pick up even the smallest particles of dirt and debris.

Step #3: Contact Lens Magic

Here comes the magic touch! Add one or two tablespoons of contact lens cleaner to the glue mixture, and stir. This solution thickens the mixture and gives it that special rubbery texture, the key to trapping dirt, and makes the slime easier to handle.

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As you stir, you’ll notice the mixture thickening up pretty quickly.

Step #4: Stir and Wait

Keep stirring until all the ingredients are well mixed. The mixture thickens up almost immediately. Now, leave it alone for about 5-10 minutes to let it reach that perfect rubbery texture.

Tips and Observations

  • If your slime feels a bit sticky and stretchy when removing it, use a little contact solution on your hands. It’ll make the process much easier. You might need to give it a little kneading as you would with bread dough, but it’ll come together. Don’t freak out.
  • Some cup holders aren’t individual units, which makes it trickier for the slime to form into a ball. If this is your case, you can mix it in a separate cup. Granted, it’s not as fun to make, but the outcome is the same.

Step #5: Get Ready to Roll

Now that your cleaning slime is ready, it’s time to put it to work! Sure, it might take a bit of effort to get it out of the cup or cup holder, but trust us – the results are worth it!

2-step kit makes interior look like new

The Best Interior Cleaner

★★★★★ 

The one-two punch your interior has been missing.

“So far I’ve used Mirror Shine, Turbo, Tire shine, and now Intra Shield and Clean. All products have performed as advertised and I am very happy with the results. Now to try the car wash and my detailing kit will be complete.” – Bill L.

Step #6: Put the Slime to Work

This is the fun part – press your cleaning slime gently into vents, cup holders, door handles, and all those other spots that hide dirt so well. Then, peel it back off, and brace yourself…

Your slime will reveal a cleaner, happier car interior as it grabs every speck of dust, dirt, and crumbs – like a slimy mini vacuum!

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An Unbeatable Team for Total Interior Care

Now, we highly doubt that you’ll want to roll that homemade slime over every interior surface of your car (although that would be hilarious to watch). 

For every other interior surface of your ride, we have the perfect solution: Torque Detail’s Interior Kit. This incredible kit, featuring Intra Clean and Intra Shield, is your ace in the hole for keeping your car’s interior in top shape.

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  • Intra Clean takes care of light to medium contamination on interior surfaces, deep cleaning everything from leather to cloth and dashboards. It also leaves a fresh scent behind without altering fabrics or colors.
  • Intra Shield, on the other hand, is like your car’s invisible guardian. It offers ceramic and UV protection for your interior surfaces, creating a breathable, transparent layer that keeps your car looking as fresh as the day it rolled off the assembly line.

So, why not give your car the best of both worlds? Let your homemade cleaning slime tackle the crevices and hidden corners while Torque Detail’s Interior Kit ensures everything remains spotless and protected. It’s like a dynamic duo, working together to make your car interior shine like never before.

Expert Tips for a Pristine Car Interior

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Maintaining a clean car interior is an ongoing process, but a few expert tips can help you achieve a consistently pristine appearance.

  1. Regular Clean-Ups: Perform quick, regular clean-ups. Whenever you notice dust or crumbs, grab your cleaning slime or Intra Clean for a speedy remedy.
  2. Avoid Smoking: If you smoke in your car, consider reducing or quitting. Smoke can lead to stubborn odors and staining.
  3. Use Seat Covers: Protect your seats with car seat covers. They’re easy to clean and can be a lifesaver for your upholstery.
  4. Consider Floor Mats: Invest in quality floor mats. They’re easier to clean than your car’s carpet and can trap dirt and moisture effectively.
  5. Opt for Shade: Park your car in the shade when possible. It helps preserve your interior and prevents overheating, which can lead to issues like cracked dashboards.
  6. Timely Stain Removal: If you spill something in your car, address it immediately. Prompt stain removal can prevent permanent damage.
  7. Ventilation: Ensure your car is well-ventilated to prevent odors and moisture buildup.

With these expert tips and the combination of homemade cleaning slime and Torque Detail’s Interior Kit, your car’s interior will always be in top-notch condition, and you’ll enjoy a pristine and fresh driving experience every time you hit the road.

Conclusion

2-step kit makes interior look like new

The Best Interior Cleaner

★★★★★ 

The one-two punch your interior has been missing.

“So far I’ve used Mirror Shine, Turbo, Tire shine, and now Intra Shield and Clean. All products have performed as advertised and I am very happy with the results. Now to try the car wash and my detailing kit will be complete.” – Bill L.

Step into the world of mindful car care, where your vehicle is destined to shine and captivate. With the magic of cleaning slime and the remarkable effectiveness of Torque Detail’s Interior Kit, wave goodbye to dust and grime, and say hello to a beautifully clean and protected interior.

Feeling intrigued? Take the leap, give it a try, and witness the transformation for yourself – your friends will drool, and your car will thank you!

  • Published on Dec 06, 2023