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Old 08-06-2012, 03:08 PM   #1
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Doh! Left the top down and got some rain

Tell me I'm not alone! I've got conditioner on my seats hopefully soaking in the dry spots now. My poor cocoa interior
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Old 08-07-2012, 04:22 AM   #2
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Its happened to me a couple times. Just leave the top down in the sun. It'll dry out pretty quickly
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Old 08-07-2012, 04:44 AM   #3
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safe thing to do would be to remove seats and carpet to thoroughly dry everything underneath out. A friend of mine let it rain in his 968 and a couple of weeks later after he thought everything was nice and dry with no ill effects (he only let everything dry out in place in the sun) one night something shorted out, activated the starter moving the car forward into his new turbo where it sat until the battery ran down. We could only attribute it to the moisture inside since the key was in the house when it happened. Another one of those " I never saw that happen before " moments that come along all too often.
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Its happened to me a couple times. Just leave the top down in the sun. It'll dry out pretty quickly
I don't want to do this to prevent my leather seats to get any worse, it's only the bottom halves but look like poo now
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If it were me I would keep top up (no direct sun) and widows cracked a bit and then get some Moisture Absorbers (Search for Desiccants) they make quite a few products like towel/pads and such that you would lay around the inside of the car, under seats under dash (center console near radio) to absorb the moisture. Let them sit a week with changing out pads every couple of days.

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If it were me I would keep top up (no direct sun) and widows cracked a bit and then get some Moisture Absorbers (Search for Desiccants) they make quite a few products like towel/pads and such that you would lay around the inside of the car, under seats under dash (center console near radio) to absorb the moisture. Let them sit a week with changing out pads every couple of days.

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That's exactly what I did. The rest of the car seems fine, it must have been a quick rain shower that I didn't even see, because the roads were dry but my car wasn't
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