That was my first thought, but I didn't know how well Febreze worked on foam
rubber. I was also concerned about the effects of the sun directly on the
foam. But, I certainly can't use them as is, so I'll give it a try.
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Musty seats
> Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 21:36:58 -0400
> Air them out well, spray them liberally with Febreze?
> Eric Russell
> Mebane, NC
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Stone" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> 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.
> > 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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