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    Question De-bobbling alacantra seats?

    As the title suggests, I have the cream centered alacantra seats and there are parts that are becoming slightly 'bobbled' (if thats the right word!). Does anyone if its possible to remove this bobbling? and if so how? Any recommended tools?
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    Seriously? or are you just trying to sell me one?
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    I just used a gillette razor and carefully shaved the seats. Seriously it does work! You'll get some weird looks from your neighbours though

    Also, don't use any shaving foam.......

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    i've used both ...both work, feel more comfortable using the fuzz away
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    Cheers for the replies, will buy the remington I think, I hate shaving at the best of times!
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    Any tips on removing watermarks, I had a bunch of flowers on the front seat and they have left a wet patch which I thought would just dry out as it was only water but its left a ring - my seats are the cream colour.
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    wet the whole seat, then it'l be one big watermark and nobody will ever know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vron
    Any tips on removing watermarks, I had a bunch of flowers on the front seat and they have left a wet patch which I thought would just dry out as it was only water but its left a ring - my seats are the cream colour.
    Thanks
    I use the Meguairs Upholstery cleaner:

    http://www.cleanandshiny.co.uk/Produ...ProductID=9068

    ...works a treat on my seats (same as yours).
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