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Cleaning oil from a boot mat?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by S3-Oski, Jun 6, 2009.

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    Hi i have had a bottle of oil leak onto my boot mat:(, before i go and buy a new one is it worth trying to clean it?

    If so any good methods, i can not really see it to be honest but needs cleaning out, jet wash fairy liquid? would that be ok then left to dry? cheers all Oski
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    Maybe give it a good soak with some degreaser first, then try some Meguiars All Purpose Cleaner (or similar).

    I have just (very successfully) removed some oily finger prints from my light coloured headlining with the APC :)
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    try fairy liquid
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    Vanish foam spray mate, works wonders, you should see what its done to my passenger alcantara, amazing stuff, lol.
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    Some sort of degreaser, followed by fairy liquid, followed by some carpet shampoo.

    To be honest though I have done the same on an old car I had....nothing got it out :(
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    Hi there.. i did same and used brake cleaner!worked a treat! then just washed with soapy water!
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