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Old 11-29-2006, 12:44 AM
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how to clean a white headliner?

any suggestions on how to brighten up my white headliner? it is kinda grungy...
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Old 11-30-2006, 07:17 AM
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Start with a detergent like Simple Green and work it with a tooth brush. It's a bit time consuming but I have found tooth brush's work the best (small bristle size).
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Ok, I will give that a try.
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Simple green is a good start. I like to use Mr. Cleans magic eraser and Krazy Clean. No scrubbing required, wipe on and off followed by a fresh water sponge.
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Have you had a problem with the fabric separating from the backing?

I've noticed that a lot of cars have a thin layer of foam rubber-like material behind the fabric. With age and probably heat this foam and adhesive gets brittle and just falls apart. Can't recall if MB's have this or not.
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Simple green is a good start. I like to use Mr. Cleans magic eraser and Krazy Clean. No scrubbing required, wipe on and off followed by a fresh water sponge.
No scrubbing? May have to look that stuff up, but the project is on hold unil next summer, as it is too cold and nasy to bother right now..

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Old 12-15-2006, 01:25 AM
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Where eye protection when tackling this job, ask me how I know
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I hear you.... I got some metal in my eye this summer, and I WAS wearing safety glasses... So I appreciate the heads up and reminder.. I think I am gonna get some safety glasses in my perscription and wear them when ever I go to the shop...
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