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Alcantara fluffing up on seats

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by mephisto, May 18, 2007.

  1. mephisto
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    [May 18, 2007]
    Hi,

    ive been reading up on here, seems the best way to clean Alcantara is a Vax or get them prof val'd.

    Ive decided to do them myself, but there's one ther prob, the driver seat is really quite fluffed up in places, it's like i need a beard trimmer to sort it, any ideas how i get the surface smooth again, ie trim off the excess fluffing on surface?
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    [May 18, 2007]
    I have use a small machine that you can buy from John Lewis to de-bobble your clothes it worked great on the alcantara in my old car
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    [May 18, 2007]
    Do you mean a Remington Fuzz-away M44 ?

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    Yeah one of them! Amazing things
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    [May 18, 2007]
    Fantabulous thanks!!!
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    [May 21, 2007]
    Bought one from John Lewis over weekend i think it was about 8pounds, did a good job of sorting my seats out, they were filthy and fluffy, vax'd them and then gave them a shave! Ill post some before n after pics later.
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