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Re: [Shop-talk] Musty seats

To: "Jim Stone" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Musty seats
From: "Eric J Russell" <>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 21:36:58 -0400
Air them out well, spray them liberally with Febreze?

Eric Russell
Mebane, NC
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From: "Jim Stone" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, May 28, 2010 9:20 PM
Subject: [Shop-talk] Musty seats

>I was recently given a set of Fiat 124 Spider seats that I am thinking 
> recovering for use in a Alpine hot rod I am building.  The upholstery is
> completely shot, but they are complete and appear to be salvageable.  From
> what I can see, the foam is damaged but repairable and usable.  Except 
> they
> stink!
>  I think it is just mildew that has permeated the foam.  I don't mind
> spending the $300 or so to recover them, but the costs would escalate
> past what they are worth to me if I started screwing around with new
> foam.  Is there a reliable way to get the stink out of seats that have
> seen better days?
> Thanks.
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