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Cleaning Weathertechs

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by vicali, Apr 26, 2020.

  1. Apr 26, 2020 at 11:53 AM
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    vicali

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    Anyone have any tricks to clean and blacken weatherteh floormats? These are mine after scrubbing and Meg QD interior.
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  2. Apr 26, 2020 at 12:01 PM
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    jwctaco

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    Cool mud flaps,Snugtop Shell.
    Soap and water, soft scrub brush. Then I put on 303 Protectant. Keeps them looking somewhat new.
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2020 at 12:06 PM
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    Soylent Green2012

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    I just cleaned mine ( Husky's) a few mintes ago with the same soap and brush I use to wash the truck with. Then I completely rinse
    the brush out and soak it for more than 48 hours before drying it . Mine are grey so it seems to be more like the color the dirt
    dries out to look like. when clean they are excellent.

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  4. Apr 26, 2020 at 3:15 PM
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    NMTrailRider

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    Op you need a stronger cleaner and a stiffer brush. I had a very similar case to you. Looked identical. I used a powerful degreaser and a small very stiff brush. Scrubbed the fronts for about 20 minutes each. Then finished with 303 protectant and they look brand new.
     
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  5. Apr 27, 2020 at 6:38 AM
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    X2 on needing a stronger cleaner. I picked up Weathertech’s cleaner and protectant for giggles. I have to say I like their protectant the best as it keeps the floor mat from being slippery.
     
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  6. Apr 27, 2020 at 7:00 AM
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    Use a good APC and a stiffer bristle brush, that should do the trick. Use a protectant on those floormats ONLY if it doesn't make the surface slick. Slick floormats can be a bugger! LOL
     
  7. Apr 27, 2020 at 10:31 AM
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    Bman562

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    I use Meguiar's all purpose cleaner with a stiff brush to clean them. Once they're clean, I spray 303 on a microfiber towel and apply a thin layer on the floor mats. Makes them a little slippery, but they look good as new.
     
  8. Apr 27, 2020 at 10:34 AM
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    I use Purple Power sprayed on them, scrub, rinse. They ain’t perfect but that’s okay....it’s sort of a theme with my truck.
     
  9. Apr 27, 2020 at 10:37 AM
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    I've tried and tried to get mine clean (gray) and have come to accept the fact I'm just gonna get em dirty again tomorrow.
     
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  10. Apr 27, 2020 at 2:49 PM
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    It's much easier to clean floor mats however you choose than to deal with dirt embedded carpet.

    That is a real UUUUGGGGG ! G dammit moment...
     
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  11. Apr 27, 2020 at 2:56 PM
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    I hate carpet. Don’t have any in the house and don’t want it in my trucks :D
     
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  12. Apr 27, 2020 at 2:57 PM
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    Carpet sucks, just saying .
     
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    That LA Awesome stuff from the dollar store worked on mine. But it took a LOT of hard and focused scrubbing. They look like new now after some A303.
     
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    I tried Meguiars D10101 APC plus a scrub brush with good result.

    I got better results with Zep Citrus Degreaser. Anything stains left over I use a magic eraser to remove the rest of the stain.

    Eventually I'm want to try a drill brush.
     
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    I rinse off my WeatherTech floor mats, spray Simple Green cleaner on it, scrub it with a stiff brush, rinse them, and dry off with a heat gun & towel.
     
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    Chemical guys degreaser. Soak for 10 minutes. Scrub like hell and then rinse with pressure washer. Works great.
     
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    I've used Amazing Roll-Off to clean my Weathertechs with great success. Works well on tires too if you are so inclined.
     
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    Dawn dish soap, a medium stiffness brush and some elbow grease.
     
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    WD-40?
     

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