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#1 MartynS

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:02 PM

What do you guys use to clean your pedals with (if you do)? I've had no luck with an old dishcloth as it gets shredded and am a bit reluctant to use something like a shoe brush with bristles in case it damages the finish. Dirt seems to collect between the rubber pads and I don't know what to use to remove it!

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#2 Jack--ZS

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:05 PM

Depends on the dishcloth?
I normally wipe them over with a damp cloth to lift the hard dirt then wipe off the excess with a face wipe or something. Can be fiddly but does the trick!



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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:06 PM

What do you guys use to clean your pedals with (if you do)? I've had no luck with an old dishcloth as it gets shredded and am a bit reluctant to use something like a shoe brush with bristles in case it damages the finish. Dirt seems to collect between the rubber pads and I don't know what to use to remove it!


Sad, but I use a old toothbrush and some soapy water. I even put this little tray under to catch any water lol

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:15 PM

Sad, but I use a old toothbrush and some soapy water. I even put this little tray under to catch any water lol


I know what I'm doing next time I clean my interior

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 08:57 PM

Tooth brush for me as well - I do use APC in a spray bottle though, so it feels more fancy, but it's the same concept. :D

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 09:09 PM

I know what I'm doing next time I clean my interior


Lol. I used to use cotton ear buds in the interior air vents as the gaps were tiny in my previous car :)

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:16 PM

+1 on using an old toothbrush. They're great for fiddly cleaning jobs in the car & around the home.
Just don't use it to brush your teeth afterwards :rolleyes:

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:44 PM

Sad, but I use a old toothbrush and some soapy water.


Fluoride soapy water?

I use a small paint brush for vents and tricky places.
Good for getting the !Removed! ash out.

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:52 PM

+1 Cottons buds

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:10 PM

I remove them from the car and leave them to soak in a bucket of warm water with a general APC (this one here to be exact http://www.ecover.co...ose Cleaner.htm ). Then get a cheap sponge to it. Leave them to dry in a warm area to dry out for a few hours and replace once dry

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Posted 20 February 2012 - 11:30 PM

Fluoride soapy water?

I use a small paint brush for vents and tricky places.
Good for getting the !Removed! ash out.


Normally the same bucket I wash the car from. So what ever car washing liquid I have in.

Reminds me of James May and the paint brushes for cleaning a car lol.

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 11:12 AM

You can get an AutoGlym agitator brush that is soft enough to do the vents/pedals etc. but strong enough to actually lift dirt.

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