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Old 05-06-2006, 07:23 PM
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OK..I will admit it- I must have mistakenly eaten a retard sandwich before installing my Capt's Call exhaust system.

I was buttoning everything up, and had 2 leftover pieces of the 4" rubber coupling that for whatever reason- I sat on my rear WHITE seats. I came back the next day, and I have 2 circles in the seat- it looks almost like an oil/tar stain.

I tried Softscrub..I have tried the Starbrite white vinyl cleaner, tried a mix of bleach/Dawn detergent..NOTHING has fazed it.

Can anyone recommend anything else?

Worse case I can get the seats recovered..but have no idea who could even do it. Any advice there would be appreciated also.

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Old 05-06-2006, 07:30 PM
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you tried everything i would'a tried . . . try turpentine, its safe on the vinyl i have done it with some success but only on tough stains.
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I did that before with flip flops they freakin melted into my seats. I tried everything out there. they never came 100% out the stains
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Try a magic eraser. They work great.
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Paddock Pool "Patio Perfect" cleaner.
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Try some wax and grease remover, like "3m prekleano"
find it at autobody supplies, use a little at first to make sure it doesn't hurt the fabric
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Try the MR Clean magic eraser, I swear it is the coolest thing ever invented. And no hazardous chemical dump on your vinyl.
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Use Mister Clean Magic Eraser And Some Whitewall Tire Cleaner Just Keep The Cleaner Off The Stitches The Eraser Works Great
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Thanks so much for the help every one..it is MUCH appreciated.

First off- where do I get the Mr Clean magic eraser? How about the Patio Cleaner?
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I've seen the erasers at our local hardware stores.


Bud and Tar remover?
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