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    Hi, the roof lining on my E36 coupe is very dirty and i was wondering on the best way to clean it.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Genesius View Post
    Hi, the roof lining on my E36 coupe is very dirty and i was wondering on the best way to clean it.
    Depending on what it is (the mark) you may have success with spray on dry cleaning powder , although nothing works like a suitable cloth cleaner and some gentle application and brushing , really bad means replace it or get some expert advice
     
     

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    Try some meguiars carpet and upholstery cleaner.. you spray it on, leave it for 30 seconds then dab it off with a damp microfibre..

    It's cheap stuff but doesn't go a long way so you may want 2 bottles to do an entire headlining, will certainly be a marked improvement though and because you don't scrub it your not risking bobbling like on old clothes!
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    thanks guys. im trying to clean the whole thing as its just general dirt build up since 1995.
     
     

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    Here you go mate:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MEGUIARS-CARPE...item53e6bf516b

    2 bottles of that and a few fresh damp microfibre clothes and you'll be good to go..
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    Quote Originally Posted by sam1832 View Post
    I've used that, its good stuff and at £2 a bottle its a BARGAIN!!!

    Don't use the brush on the rooflining though or it'll go bobbly and look really scruffy!
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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    I've used that, its good stuff and at £2 a bottle its a BARGAIN!!!

    Don't use the brush on the rooflining though or it'll go bobbly and look really scruffy!
    good shout, prolly not the best for roof the brush

    really good stuff tho, got all the marks out of my baige carpets, even the lipstick that the previouse owner had got on them
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by baderlfc View Post
    Try some meguiars carpet and upholstery cleaner.. you spray it on, leave it for 30 seconds then dab it off with a damp microfibre..

    It's cheap stuff but doesn't go a long way so you may want 2 bottles to do an entire headlining, will certainly be a marked improvement though and because you don't scrub it your not risking bobbling like on old clothes!
    I'll buy some on Monday and report how it works on my grubby fabric A pillars, sunroof & surround.
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