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With most of you now getting your cars out of winter hibernation, I wondered if anyone had any problems like my friend did when he went to get his Lotus out for the first time in 5 months :eek:

 

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:) I've got an old Escort Cabriolet ( I used it on a banger rally and can't bear to part with it) It's a bit leaky, I looked in through the window the other day and virtually the whole interior looks like that..... The bill to clean it would be way more that its worth.
 

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Damp.

You need or your friend needs those dehumidifier things to absorb any moisture that is in the air..

Hopefully it cleans off. Make sure gloves are used as that looks gross.
 

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Steam cleaner could come massively in handy there. Had an old Polo on the drive for ages that this happened to. Despite looking awful it wiped off fairly easily with a good scrub. Wasn't as far gone as that though.
 

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bloody hell.... Id bin it!

:) I've got an old Escort Cabriolet ( I used it on a banger rally and can't bear to part with it) It's a bit leaky, I looked in through the window the other day and virtually the whole interior looks like that..... The bill to clean it would be way more that its worth.
Need pictures!
 

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I've not spoken to him since he sent me this so not sure what he's done. I can imagine this isn't the only problem if he's just left it on the drive for all this time. They aren't the best built cars and I can imagine water ingress is quite common. Its a 51 plate series II I think.
 

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I would be wearing a mask when cleaning that out,
That ain't going to be safe to breath in,.
Shame there's no mushrooms,
Goldie
 

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I would be wearing a mask when cleaning that out,
That ain't going to be safe to breath in,.
Shame there's no mushrooms,
Goldie
+1 for the mask
 

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wheel infused with sweat from last years driving then a winters worth of damp

tell him to buy a new one as i bet that stinks !!

oh and sorry for being nosey lol
 

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I'm in the bin camp on this one. Even with a good clean I'd never be able to get that image out of my head.
 
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