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Old 06-10-2015, 08:34 AM   #1
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Professional cleaning of soft top

get out the detailing brush.. I use the OXO feather tip.



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Old 06-10-2015, 02:36 PM   #2
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Cool. Thanks for sharing. I have Plexus from use on motorcycle. Need the right brush for the fabric though.
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Old 06-10-2015, 03:23 PM   #3
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I hose off my top when I wash my car. Let it dry. Spray 303 Aerospace Protectant on it. That's it....and it still looks brand new being the original 15 year old top!
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Old 06-10-2015, 04:24 PM   #4
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Where ?

Where do do purchase the 303 Aerospace spray ?
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I hose off my top when I wash my car. Let it dry. Spray 303 Aerospace Protectant on it. That's it....and it still looks brand new being the original 15 year old top!
+1 on the 303 Aerospace stuff. I use the 303 Fabric cleaner once a year with a soft brush then let it dry for 48hrs and then apply the 303 Fabric Guard. Top looks like new and repels water as good as the paint does. Great product!
Up here I get it at 'Northern Performance' in Burlington, ON... I'm sure many RV or truck accessories stores carry it as their products come highly recommended for Boats, RV's, Truck covers etc.
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Old 06-10-2015, 06:05 PM   #6
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I bought my supply of 303 on Amazon.
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Old 06-10-2015, 06:29 PM   #7
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I bought my supply of 303 on Amazon.
Absolutely used 303. Don't use a harsh stiff brush however, it just causes wear and tear, just get a decent soft brush. Mine looks like new, then again it has always been garaged and when on trips it is always covered at night.
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Old 06-10-2015, 07:51 PM   #8
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What brush do you use and where do I buy?
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:42 AM   #9
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I ujse a horse hair brush that I bought on amazon. If you search for ragg top cleaner it comes up as a related product. I switched from the ragg top protectant to the 303 fabric guard.

Cottonwood is awful this year. Every day my roof ends up looking a lot like my chin used to when I first tried to grow a beard as a teenager. I've been using a lint roller in between washes. In a minute or two it looks as good as new.
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Old 06-12-2015, 11:40 AM   #10
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I thought the top needed to breath? Is that an old myth? I have cleaned my top, but never applied any repellent to it.
Even during our 17+ inch month of rain here in Austin my top did just fine. I guess it just got a good washing?
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Old 06-13-2015, 07:14 AM   #11
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I ujse a horse hair brush that I bought on amazon. If you search for ragg top cleaner it comes up as a related product. I switched from the ragg top protectant to the 303 fabric guard.

Cottonwood is awful this year. Every day my roof ends up looking a lot like my chin used to when I first tried to grow a beard as a teenager. I've been using a lint roller in between washes. In a minute or two it looks as good as new.
Thanks! Ordered RT brush and 303 kit.
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Old 07-13-2015, 12:18 PM   #12
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there is a car care products company in Stuart, FL that sells a whole kit of cleaner, brush and conditioner for a decent price. They are a mcquires dealer so they should be easy to find.
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Old 07-13-2015, 03:29 PM   #13
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Yawn...looks like a lot of work. RaggTop does fine in a fraction of the time and effort.

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