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Old 06-13-2012, 09:58 AM   #1
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Default WRX carpets are hard to clean

I cannot get all the sand out of the fibers. I've vacuumed and vacuumed to no avail. Is there a special trick or special vacuum that will clean these things?
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:13 AM   #2
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Have you tried a Bissel Little Green Clean Machine? Always works well for me. Or I think Turtle Wax sells a spray upholstery cleaner with a bristle brush on the end of the bottle. Either way, I've found that you have to use a liquid/foam cleaner in conjunction with brushing to bring up sand, dirt, etc.
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:30 AM   #3
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I have a steam cleaner with an upholstery attachment that works pretty good but still doesn't get it all. I'll have to try the foam and brush technique. I've never had a car that was so hard to vacuum clean as this thing is. It's pretty much the only thing I don't like about my car.
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:44 AM   #4
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I always use a stiff dry brush in one hand and a Shop Vac hose in the other. I don't have sand but my dog's hair gets transported from the house into the car. Bleah.
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:02 AM   #5
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good old power washer .. blasts the dirt right out of em, lay in the sun to dry and then hit them with a quick vacuuming
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:03 AM   #6
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I cannot get all the sand out of the fibers. I've vacuumed and vacuumed to no avail. Is there a special trick or special vacuum that will clean these things?
lol i guess im not the only one who thought that after all.

i honestly have no clue, i cant figure it out just learned to accept it
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:09 AM   #7
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rip it out and replace it if it gets too bad.

Can't be more than 60 bucks I would think
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:54 AM   #8
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Try Blue Coral in conjuction with vacuuming
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2366296
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Old 06-13-2012, 12:01 PM   #9
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prevention once clean:
- buy WeatherTech digital floor liners.

Never worry about it again.
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Old 06-13-2012, 01:15 PM   #10
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Tried to clean the salt stain with foam but just can't get these removed.
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:40 PM   #11
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Tried to clean the salt stain with foam but just can't get these removed.
Use boiling water and vacuum right after, work every times !
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:50 PM   #12
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stiff bristle attachment on a shop vac with fast scrubbing motions worked for me when i cleaned my rugs yesterday.
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:35 PM   #13
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good old power washer .. blasts the dirt right out of em, lay in the sun to dry and then hit them with a quick vacuuming
This will for sure work, especially if you pre-spray the carpets with engine degreaser
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:58 PM   #14
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stiff bristle attachment on a shop vac with fast scrubbing motions worked for me when i cleaned my rugs yesterday.
When u cleAning my car foo?
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:58 AM   #15
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When u cleAning my car foo?
where the heck have you been foo!? thought your horns killed you
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Old 06-15-2012, 06:59 PM   #16
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I use 303 Aerospace Carpet/Spot remover and a steam cleaner. Works every time.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:50 AM   #17
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Hi guys am new here and am very glad to read this forum its really very informative there is no doubt that carpet cleaning is essential need of every carpets holders. if you are use dirty and old carpets then replace it immediately and buy a new carpet for fresh environment.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:54 AM   #18
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Hi every one there is no doubt that WRX carpets are very hard to clean manually if you want to clean your hard carpet then clean it from any carpet cleaning company which provide good cleaning services we also have cleaning company we provide excellent services to our customers.

Gold Coast Carpet Restoration

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Old 07-23-2012, 04:19 PM   #21
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I would have to second on the power washer. Soak em with heavy duty degreaser, hit it with the p-wash. Dirt stands not a chance.
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Old 07-23-2012, 04:28 PM   #22
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prevention once clean:
- buy WeatherTech digital floor liners.

Never worry about it again.
Seriously. They're expensive but so nice. I got tired of dealing with fabric mats so I just got rubber ones. So much easier to clean, just hose them off.
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