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Old 08-19-2019, 03:34 AM   #1
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Default How to clean seats, power washing?

Has anybody power washed their seats to get the years of grunge off ?
What other options have you used ?
I’m thinking the powerwash would be quick and easy but not sure of during time.
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Yep, pressure washer then let it sit out in the sun to dry. Maybe one of those upholstery shampoo/scrubber things if it's really nasty. Drying time is heavily dependent on climate. I'd give it a day or two here but I can't speak for how long it would take in FL.
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Old 08-19-2019, 11:05 PM   #3
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I use a rug doctor with the attachment. Works great about 45 bucks to rent.
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I’ve done it a couple times. I saturated them with purple power and let that stand for a while to loosen up any grease or anything that it could. Then I pressure washed them. I manually squeezed out any water I could, then used the shop vac, and finally towels to remove as much water as possible. Then I left them out in the sun until it got dark and put them in the shop with fans blowing on them. It takes a while for them to completely dry and even when they look dry the foam may still hold water deep down.
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i used a off the shelf foam cleaner on mine, then vacuumed off the excess m they went from brown to clean and fresh. i think pressure washing with a mild detergent would be a great idea as long as you're focused on soaking the seats instead of getting the pressure washer closer to them
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I've also done this successfully. I definitely recommend removing them from the truck.
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Drying time is two or three days out in the sun if you are in a dry climate. You have to allow time for the water to drain out of the foam.
It probably takes longer than that for the foam to completely dry, so expect fog on the inside of your windows for a while after you reinstall them.
Totally worth it, though.
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The covers aren't hard remove. I removed my covers and ran them through the washing machine. Let them air dry for fear of shrinking. Put covers back on and hog ring in place.
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