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Recommendations for car upholstery cleaner

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by FIB, Apr 25, 2011.

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  1. FIB

    FIB Member

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    I recently bought a 07 Toyota Highlander with a very light interior. What spot remover/stain cleaners do you all recommend?
     
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    Ever since i bought my first leather seat vehicle(93 T-Bird), i have never and will never own anything but leather seats. The ease of cleaning is worth the added money. I could never get cloth seats clean like new. I can sit in my seats with muddy pants and it cleans right up. There are many companies that make and install leather seat replacement covers for those that came cloth equipped. Just my 2 cents anyway.
     
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    Try some "TUFF STUFF"

    It comes in a red and yellow can.

    It works great on almost anything.

    Kenny U
     
  4. quartering

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    ditto tuff stuff
     
  5. School Teacher

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    I have used Tough Stuff for many years and it works well.

    I prefer leather seats too for the same reasons!

    Ed Ward
     
  6. BILL GRILL

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    Purple power mixed 60/40 60 water 40 purple power and a good scrub brush. Don't be afraid to get em wet. wear rubber gloves don't get it on the glass or wipe it off right away. Bill
     
  7. slowdp

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    An auto detailer I know uses paint thinner. Try in on a hidden spot. I'll bet it does not fade the cloth. That is some tough cloth.
     
  8. Bob Schultz

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    If you have a local steam upholstery cleaning service they usually will do a car. Its not expensive and the steam really gets out the bad stuff. Bring a towel to sit on during the ride home...its going to be wet.

    I bought a Ford truck with cloth seats and the local guy steamed them for me for $75 and they looked great. I sprayed them right away with some Scotch Guard and they lasted for years.

    Bob
     
  9. W.P.T.

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    They have some stuff at the Dollar store called "Awesome" and it is ... This stuff diluted with water is one of the best cleaning agents I have ever seen for getting spots out of fabric of any kind ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  10. shot410ga

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    What about auto carpets. What works great?
     
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    AWESOME works for anything like carpet, upholstery, clothes ... I buy it by the case ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  12. Force Break

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    I own an RV lot and agree with the AWSOME backed up by a Hoover wet carpet and upholstery machine. They seem to have the best extractor for getting the seats to come out almost dry.
     
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    WPT's got it, LA's Awesome Cleaner. Cheap and works like no other. Harv.
     
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