Nissan 521 Pickup: Keeping the Interior and Exterior Neat and Clean
Inside and out, you should do your best to keep the Nissan 521 Pickup spot-free and squeaky clean. By getting rid of dirt, unwanted moisture, grit, and stains, your pickup can be in its best shape. A neat interior will provide comfort and convenience to you and your passengers, while a clean exterior will ensure that the finish will be protected against harsh elements on the road.
- Give your pickup a thorough wash regularly.
When you wash the vehicle regularly and wax it from time to time, you can save yourself a trip to an auto body or car detailing shop. Don't allow the bird droppings, mud, acid rain, and dead bugs to ruin the paint or finish. Use car shampoo or any special cleaner to effectively remove surface dirt, stains, and contaminants and to maintain the smooth and shiny finish. A microfiber cloth will come handy since this easily absorbs dust and dirt residue and removes water spots. This cloth is gentle on the surface as well.
- Clean the interior of the vehicle really well.
Use a vacuum to remove deep-seated dirt, collected dust, and gathered moisture on the floor mats, seats, and carpet. It'll help if you'll pull out the floor mats and beat the dust and dirt out of them before you vacuum. Make sure that you clean out every crevice, removing dirt even in hard-to-reach or narrow spaces. Also keep the trunk neat and organized. Use some upholstery and carpet cleaner to achieve a much deeper clean, one that goes beyond the surface. By treating the carpet and upholstery with appropriate cleaner, you can keep dirt and moisture from ruining the material and causing some fading or discoloration. Use the right cleaning solution, conditioner, or detailing product for the material, which could be leather, vinyl, fabric, or plastic. These products can provide utmost protection against harmful sun exposure, which can lead to cracking and fading, and other harsh elements such as extreme temperatures and moisture.
- Maintain the smooth and shiny finish of your Nissan.
It takes more than just a regular wash to keep your vehicle's exterior spot-free and shiny. You'll also need some wax to preserve the finish and to protect the paint from minor scratches and chips. Car paint sealant or polish may be used for another layer of protection on the surface. This is usually applied several times in a year before waxing. Apply some protectant on the auto body to prevent road salt and other elements from ruining the finish. Rust-proofing will also be a good treatment for the vehicle. Make sure that the tires are well-polished and that the windshield and windows are spotlessly clean. Repair the dings and scratches even before the metal starts to rust. Minor scuffs can usually be fixed using touch-up or spray paint that matches the vehicle's color/trim code. Clear coat should be applied after. Minor scratches can also be hidden or treated using a polishing compound and some buffing with wax. For stains and other marks, wet-sanding may be required before polishing them or touching them up.