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RE: Cleaning vinyl...

Why not use a regular wet/dry vac and a brush attachment on the hose to do
both the scrubbing and the sucking?

At 07:39 PM 7/30/99 -0400, jab86@cornell.edu wrote:
>i used to have a porsche 914 - the seats were a woven vinyl pattern.  
>talk about a pain in the ass to clean.  i do, however, have a system.  i 
>would start out by mixing a little bit of laundry detergent (avoid the 
>bleached up stuff that is so ubiquitous now-a-days) in with some warm 
>water.  i used about a teaspoon to every quart.  after the detergent is 
>very well mixed in, dip a toothbrush in and start scrubbing your vinyl.  
>i found that laundry dertergent worked much better than any other 
>household soap - perhaps because it was designed for ground in dirt.
>part 2 of this system is pretty key in my opinion.  i have one of those 
>dustbuster wet/dry vacuums, so i took one of those bendable straws and 
>duct taped a little mounting system to mate it to my dustbuster.  i would 
>follow the toothbrush, sucking up all of the loosened debris and dirty 
>water.  i know that it sounds a little involved, but this system is the 
>only thing that worked on my seats.
>good luck
>1990 80q, very clean because i am very anal