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Old 01-25-2013, 07:58 AM   #1
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stains on top wont come out

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i recently did the raggtopp cleaner/protectant kit on my top and it does look alot better and water beads and rolls off nicely-but there are some greyish stains that look like water sat on it too long ive cleaned and scrubbed it twice now with no success- any advice to get the stains out?

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Old 01-25-2013, 06:01 PM   #2
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Have you tried a Mr Clean Magic Eraser? Read the box completely Test in a small area.
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Have you tried a Mr Clean Magic Eraser? Read the box completely Test in a small area.
I'll try it thanks, they work great on everything else around the house
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Can you post some pictures? What did you "cleaned and scrubbed it twice" with? And if you did this cleaning step after the Ragg Topp protectant, the protectant is now gone. You may need to re-dye the top. Need pictures.
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just scrubbed with the ragg topp cleaner and a soft bristle brush, ill post some pictures in a bit.
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Whatever happened to capitalization and punctuation ?
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Whatever happened to capitalization and punctuation ?
My deepest apologies professor. It will not happen again. Please do not report me to the moderator.
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just scrubbed with the ragg topp cleaner and a soft bristle brush, ill post some pictures in a bit.
How long did you let it dry prior to applying the protectant? Where the grayish stains there prior to starting the project?
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:33 AM   #9
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The stains were on the top before i cleaned it the first time. I let the top dry in the sun 3 hours or so before i applied the protectant.
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I'm no professor, it just makes it hard to read. I don't think the moderator cares.

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I had some grease stains on it from touching it when I was in the engine compartment. I used some Simple Green and a soft sponge and it worked like a charm.
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:04 PM   #12
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If it's greasy liquid, you can clean it with straight rubbing alcohol and paper towel. The bonus of alcohol is that it evaporates so you don't have to sop up water or get excess soap out. Rubbing alcohol is also excellent for carpet, BTW.
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I had this same problem. The stains turned out to be bird poop stains that had sat too long on the top. I ended up using a product from Petsmart called 'poop-off'. It was the only thing that worked. It has some enzyme or something in it. Good luck.
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Mine is a 2003 had a stain and looked a little faded. Looks like new after applying this:

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oc-boxster; once you get it figured out, come back and tell us what worked.

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