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    Alcantara seats

    Just a quick tip given to me by my pro valeter friend
    To bring alcantara seats back to life and looking new run a razor blade over them gently
    Bic mach3 your choice just be careful
    Will post before and afters once finished
    C70 2.4 T Saffy Pearl now dead and stripped
    850 T5 "the Turk" wagon
    V70 D5 parked up for sale
    V50 1.8s family wagon

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    An old Philishave is supposed to work well also

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    When I first heard this trick years ago I struggled to believe it but it really does work doesn't, great.

    Another way is with sandpaper, just gently drag it over the surface, like 400grit will do.

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    I found a clothes shaver to work the best, no risk or cutting the seats either. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LARGE-CLOT...item2ee1f42628

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    Electrical shaver works a treat. Use a good quality upholstery cleaner (BMW do a good one) first to lift the pile then once bone dry go over a couple of times with shave & voila, new looking alcantara!


 

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