Cleaning seats... Ideas?

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Beddo88
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Cleaning seats... Ideas?

Post by Beddo88 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 2:13 pm

Hi all,

So I'm still deciding whether or not to sell the rocco, but in the mean time I want to clean up the interior. The main issue I'm having is with the cloth seats (white scala interior... nightmare!!)

I've tried using:

vanish (cleans random patches but looks terrible)
Vanish and much scrubbing
A steamer - worked well with stains, but moves all of the dirt around, so its evenly spread. (Not helpful)

What have people used in the past? Desperate for something that works.

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Dan


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Re: Cleaning seats... Ideas?

Post by james butler » Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:26 pm

sounds like you need to get it really wet with a proprietry cleaner and use a vax vacuum on it to lift all moisture. then leave to dry in the house.
a bit drastic but when i got my rocco to clean the seats i took them out and jetwashed them at a car wash and they came out suberb. took ages to dry tho.


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Re: Cleaning seats... Ideas?

Post by Tim_R » Sun Nov 06, 2011 4:35 pm

I've stripped the covers off the foam base and carefully hand washed them in the bath with normal washing powder. Need to do them again actually.


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Re: Cleaning seats... Ideas?

Post by Beddo88 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:24 pm

Yea I considered the whole idea of jet washing them, but I was too worried of damaging them (the drivers side bolster is slightly ripped)

The vax might be an idea though. Wonder if I can find someone local i can borrow one off :D


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Re: Cleaning seats... Ideas?

Post by thebrief_1979 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:35 pm

Strip them off , pre treat them and then put them in a pillow case and put them in the washing machine - drip dry them


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Re: Cleaning seats... Ideas?

Post by ianaudia4 » Sun Nov 06, 2011 7:52 pm

I had the same dilema with my white seats! I used washing powder/liquid and warm water, then scrubbed with a nail brush, took ages , then left to dry in the house.
Once done I recommend using a seat cover(s) for everyday use.


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