solvent for seat stain - Corvette Forum : DigitalCorvettes.com Corvette Forums
 
 
Go Back   Corvette Forum : DigitalCorvettes.com Corvette Forums > General Corvette Topics > Corvette Detailing and Car Care
Register Forums Garage Garage Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance Advertise

Notices

Corvette Detailing and Car Care
Corvette detailing | waxes | polishes | paint issues | polishing/buffing

Sponsored by: Adam's Premium Car Care Products
Adam's Premium Car Care Products

Shops/Tuners
Custom Image Corvettes
A&A Corvette
Corvette tuner

Interior
Corvette aftermarket products

Insurance



Parts & Products
Race Ramps
Edelbrock
ATI/Procharger
Corvetteguys.com
Melrose Motorsports
Parts Taxi
Airaid
Pfadt Racing
Madvette Motorsports
Hi-tech Custom Concepts
Corvette Garage
Corvette Parts and Accessories
Corvette Car Care Products
Corvette HID

Tracks/Schools
Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving
Corvette driving school

Wheels/Tires
Cray Wheels

Services
BADWERKS.com
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-24-2018, 07:29 PM   #1
bradleyheathhays
DC Crew
 
Posts: 1
Member #178881
Member since: Apr 2018

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
solvent for seat stain

You know when you spill some solvent on a material seat and the solvent moves whatever dirt was already in the material so that when it dries it leaves a ring of noticeable stain? Well I've got one of those...on light tweed seat upholstry. No clue what the dirt on the seat actually consists of.

- had it professionally cleaned, didn't get it out
- sprayed a 10% dawn dish soap soln on it and scrubbed forever with a hard nylon bristle brush, didn't get it out

My last idea is just to coat the entire seat with a solvent so that maybe the stain would spread out so you wouldn't notice the edges. Tried 100% denatured alcohol without much luck.

At this point I'm about to give up on it. But thought I'd write in to ask if anyone has possibly another solvent suggestion that might spread the stain out like I'm hoping for. I'm avoiding acetone b/c of the foam inside, and MEK or lacquer thinner, or anything with petroleum in it.

Any suggestions?
bradleyheathhays is offline   Reply w/quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-24-2018, 07:40 PM   #2
Maniacmechanic1
DC Crew
 
Posts: 5,331
Member #176497
Member since: Dec 2017

Thanks: 209
Thanked 220 Times in 200 Posts
Use Original Goop Hand cleaner.
The White stuff.
Nothing else.
Just a little on rag is needed.
Follow up with clean water.
Maniacmechanic1 is offline   Reply w/quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-25-2018, 01:10 AM   #3
fatguyzinc
DC Crew
 
fatguyzinc's Avatar
 
Posts: 1,654
Member #146809
Member since: Sep 2014
Location: honolulu hawaii USA

My Corvette(s)
1978 w/ 454

Thanks: 439
Thanked 202 Times in 126 Posts
ive had decent luck with the "carpet cleaner" can that has the
integrated yellow or green bristle brush built in to the spray
area on the can...
fatguyzinc is offline   Reply w/quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 04-25-2018, 04:54 PM   #4
Night Stalker
DC Crew
 
Posts: 902
Member #170809
Member since: Feb 2017
Location: S-NJ

My Corvette(s)
93 Ruby Aniv roadster/6spd

Thanks: 133
Thanked 122 Times in 110 Posts
I used starting fluid a few times on company trucks,so you can try that on your own risk .
Night Stalker is offline   Reply w/quote Quick reply to this message
Currently 93 Ruby 40th Aniv Drop Top/6-Spd

previous 58,68,70,76,78,85,90
Member #34506
Member since: May 2005
Location: NJ
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Corvette Forum : DigitalCorvettes.com Corvette Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (12 CHARACTERS MAXIMUM), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
City / State / Country?
Where you live
What kind of Corvette(s) do you own?
This field is not required.
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:04 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
2003-2011, DigitalCorvettes.com - All Rights Reserved