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Hi all,

I'm kinda upset at all this snow and slush we have been having lately. They are making my new 325 look really crappy because I can't help but track snow and dirt into my car. What is the best way to wash the floormats so that they look new again?

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FLOORMATS

I spray the floormats with water and then put them in the washer. Just remember to put the washer on "DELICATES" this way the back of the mat dosent rip.
always works,

I also spray the mats with fantastic and let it absorb into the mats so all the dirt comes out.
good luck
 

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Believe it or not, the best thing i have found to clean the carpet in my car is aerosol glass cleaner. Get a can of glass cleaner (the kind that foams up when you spray it), spray it on your carpets, let it sit for a bit, and then scrub with a soft brush, and wipe with a rag...you will be amazed at how much crap will come out. I do it even when my carpets look clean and it still pulls out dirt.

But like Suren said, the best deal for winter is to get rubber mats (i have them...not a big fan of the look, but its alot easier to keep clean)
 

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thais0n said:
Believe it or not, the best thing i have found to clean the carpet in my car is aerosol glass cleaner. Get a can of glass cleaner (the kind that foams up when you spray it), spray it on your carpets, let it sit for a bit, and then scrub with a soft brush, and wipe with a rag...you will be amazed at how much crap will come out. I do it even when my carpets look clean and it still pulls out dirt.
are you serious?!
does it get out the salt stains?
I've tried carpet cleaners, and they dont do jack. I'm gonna try that this weekend. my mats are looking really bad.
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how much are they?
 

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BMW OEM Mats are the way to go.

Obvbiously not as nice as carpet, but dont get ruined. Plus the BMW mats lock into the carpet retainers too. Try looking at Circle or Pacific.. pretty cheap :D


 

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I agree with getting BMW OEM rubber mats. I just got a 2003 325xi and that is the first accessory I purchased as I did not want to get my plush new BMW carpet type mats soiled with all the snow we have been having. They lock in place, hold all the water, dirt, etc., in the incorporated channels, don't look bad at all, and are not that expensive. Once the weather gets better, you can just swap them with the nice carpet mats. Good luck!

BTW, keep the hangars that come with the rubber mats as you can use them to easily store the carpet mats during the winter.
 

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For getting most stains out, I use Resolve. That said, to deal with the latest pounding we've gotten in D.C., I got some $8 Rubbermaids and cut' em up so they fit around the accelerator -- beats what the dealer's asking for....
 

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I have the OEM rubber mats too....however, some of my passengers have managed to track dirt and slush with salt into my car and there are some spots that are hard and difficult to remove.

What should I do???? My interior looks like sh&t.....I hope I don't have to get it professionally detailed to have those removed.........

Help!!
 
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