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getting gloss paint off cloth seats?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by MikeA3, Mar 14, 2007.

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    MikeA3 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    [Mar 14, 2007]
    I've managed to get some small blobs of gloss paint on my seat at the weekend - anyone know how I can get it off without damaging the cloth?

    someone suggested white spirit but won't that bleach the seats?

    any help would be appreciated

    Mike
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    WX51TXR Polished Bliss

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    [Mar 15, 2007]
    Argh! Not good. White spirit works on washable fabrics, but as you say, can lead to bleaching in some cases... and getting rid of the smell is a whole new problem. A neat all purpose cleaner and a soft toothbrush may help to loosen some of the blobs/marks - I used this approach when I got some on a pair of jeans I liked, and it worked well, albeit with a little elbow grease. After the stain removal stage, a thorough wipe down with a damp cloth is required. I would try a gentle approach with an all purpose cleaner first, then move onto the white spirit as a last resort; white vinegar gets rid of white spirit smells, and normal detergents get rid of white vinegar smells, just in case you end up needing to know. :)
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