Hoods Question from Jean Sawicki

Submitted on 07/06/2012

My car has a soft top which has green mould marks on it. How can I remove these How can I reproof the Hood Thank you for your help Kind regards Jean Cheshire Model: MG TF

We use special detergents which are made for removing the green and other contaminants... but there really is no magic to the cleaning part. It is hard messy work. Rather than rely on elbow grease, we have machine brushes which we use to scrub the hood clean, then we rinse and repeat until the water runs clear. Usually this stage takes about an hour.

Of course it can be done by hand with a good cleaner and a brush which is firm enough to get the green off, but soft enough not to damage the fabric. But it takes a long time. I cannot emphasize enough how important it is to get the hood properly clean. The reproofer does darken the hood, so if you can get the hood very clean, then usually you won't need to re-colour it. But if the hood isn't very clean, reproofing it can leave the hood looking patchy.

The Renovo products are very good and we recommend them. If you put in sufficient amount of work and follow the instructions, you should get very good results.

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