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Offline vanpeebles

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Steam Clean C5?
« on: 07, April, 2011 - 08:34:59 »
I noticed in one thread someone used a wallpaper steamer to clean a C5, would a Polti steam cleaner be ok? And is it not too hot for the plastic? Cheers! Just after cleaning tips with an ingrained C5.

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Re: Steam Clean C5?
« Reply #1 on: 07, April, 2011 - 09:07:01 »
Hi there I did use a wallpaper stripper on the C5  as you can see not a bad result ..But it was a lot of hard work ...but had to use other means of cleaning ..
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Re: Steam Clean C5?
« Reply #2 on: 07, April, 2011 - 09:53:09 »
Hi there I did use a wallpaper stripper on the C5  as you can see not a bad result ..But it was a lot of hard work ...but had to use other means of cleaing ..

Same here, I also used a wallpaper stripper to attack some stubborn marks on the c5 but also used some bathroom cleaning chemicals as well . Tesco do a nice cheap "cream cleaner" for about 45p a bottle that works quite well  :)

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Re: Steam Clean C5?
« Reply #3 on: 07, April, 2011 - 10:51:06 »
I've been using some cream cleaner with a 3M style scotchbrite pad and it's a lot whiter but still looks very grubby in places. I might try the steam clean on the weekend and report back! Actually the steam might shift the spots of paint on it.

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Re: Steam Clean C5?
« Reply #4 on: 07, April, 2011 - 15:02:43 »
Hi,

I was really naughty and took the body off and jetwashed it with my karcher and it came up tumps this is before i put on the electrics and stickers and I would use this method again for sure.

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Gary  ;D

Offline Retro Andy

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Re: Steam Clean C5?
« Reply #5 on: 08, April, 2011 - 06:37:37 »
I used the pressure washer at work when restoring mine, stripped it all down first, then with various cleaning chemicals scrubbed on it then I pressure washed it, seem to do the job, altough don't do this if you want to keep any of the original stickers, as it got them off easy aswell.

Retro Andy