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Old 08-25-2005, 11:21 PM   #1
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i need to wash my floor mats and a friend of mine has a grand prix and i asked him how he keeps them soo clean? he answer was that he washes them in the washer machine. has anyone else tryed this or even heard of it? im guess a washer with out the thing the middle right?
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The best to clean them really, just use house hold detergent.
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cool ill be washing them this weekend.
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I detail my sister-in-law'* SUV in the summer when we visit, she lives in Clarkston MI, and there is always a lot of caked in salt almost to the consistency of cement imbedded in the floor mats. I pre soak the mats in a laundry wash sink prior to placing them in a washing machine. It is best to rinse the mats once or twice before placing in the washing machine.
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I found the washing mashine good, but for the carpet in the car, I used some resolve power cleaner that you scrubbed into the carpet then vaccumed up w/ no water. It worked great for that purpose, and it also took the salt and other junk out.
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i wash them and wow they came out alot better then what i thought they would have.
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Thanks for the update. Where is the Pic?
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i didnt get a before and after but they were very oily and sandy and now they look like new im kinda shocked they came so clean.
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I detail my sister-in-law'* SUV in the summer when we visit, she lives in Clarkston MI, and there is always a lot of caked in salt almost to the consistency of cement imbedded in the floor mats. I pre soak the mats in a laundry wash sink prior to placing them in a washing machine. It is best to rinse the mats once or twice before placing in the washing machine.
i live less than 15 minutes from clarkston!
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