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Old 01-20-2006, 03:30 PM
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My kid wrote on the seat of my 82 300D with pen. What to use to get it off?

Black ball point pen ink. A couple of small lines (thankfully). I've tried warm soapy water and a rag to no avail. I have Goof Off and 3M's Adhesive remover, but am apprehensive to use something so strong.
Thanks for any input.
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Old 01-20-2006, 03:35 PM
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you need something damp, soft and slightly ablative. maybe try some of that magic eraser. Or perhaps, your kid's tongue.........only kidding, although the latter is what I would tell MY kid.
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Old 01-20-2006, 03:36 PM
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you need something damp, soft and slightly ablative. maybe try some of that magic eraser. Or perhaps, your kid's tongue.........only kidding, although the latter is what I would tell MY kid.
I used my kid's head, but her hair is too fine and non-abrasive. j/k
I have one of those Magic Erasers. Good idea, I'll give it a shot.
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Goop Off

Maybe try some of that citrus based goop off. I think it is good for ink. If itwas one of those roller ball pens it may be water based and come off with some ammonia.
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Don't use Goof off. It is likely to strip the dye from the leather.

For that matter, don't use nail polish remover, either.

Try using WD-40.
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Old 01-21-2006, 08:46 AM
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Hair spray!
Test it on a hidden spot, but hair spray takes ink off right now!
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stockdad, try some leather cleaner and conditioner. Avoid anything too abrasive or potent ... may remove the ink, but leave a tell-tale spot.
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Try rubbing alcohol and a cotton ball.
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Old 01-26-2006, 07:04 PM
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303 Aerospace Protectant!

Yet ANOTHER use I have found for this incredible product is removing ink marks on MB-Tex!

There have been occasions when I have gotten into my car forgetting that I have a pen in my pocket, sticking ball point end out. Inevitably I have ended up making marks on my seats before realizing that theres a pen in my pocket!

303 did the trick, sprayed some on a microfiber cloth, and rubbed with some pressure, and sure enough it lifted up the markings....

I think one of my favorite aspects to this product is that it cleans in addition to protecting.. its not just a coating of protectant!

Give it a try, and if it doesnt work for some reason youll have a bottle full of stuff perfect for cleaning and shining your cars rubber, plastic, and MB-Tex!
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Old 01-26-2006, 07:41 PM
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Rub your kid's bare BUTT on it and use it like an eraser
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Old 02-03-2006, 09:26 PM
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303 Aerospace Protectant is great stuff!
Also http://www.topoftheline.com/leather-ink-remover.html
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Old 02-18-2006, 08:01 PM
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Don't use Goof off. It is likely to strip the dye from the leather.

For that matter, don't use nail polish remover, either.

Try using WD-40.
WD-40 didn't do a thing.
Gonna track down some of that 303 Aerospace stuff next.
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303 Aerospace Protectant!

... and MB-Tex!
I'm a bit of a noob-what is 'MB-Tex'?
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I'm a bit of a noob-what is 'MB-Tex'?
It's Mercedes brand of vinyl, instead of leather.
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