Author Topic: Cleaning Durafin Car Cover  (Read 542 times)

Offline sparky65

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Cleaning Durafin Car Cover
« on: October 06, 2016, 11:37:58 PM »
I'm sure lots of guys here use these car covers.  Its the heavy flannel Durafin cover.  For some reason mine has mold growing on one side of it.  Its never gotten wet that I know of so no idea why it started.  Does anyone have any suggestions on how to clean this?
1967 Pebble Beige  I6 Coupe built in Metuchen on Oct 26, 1966.
2009 Black GT Coupe


Offline jwc66k

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Re: Cleaning Durafin Car Cover
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2016, 01:45:27 AM »
As they say in real estate - location, location, location. New Jersey is "damp".
The sure cure for mold is bleach. Try a spray bottle with a 50/50 mix bleach and water in a small area first.
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Offline Scott302

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Re: Cleaning Durafin Car Cover
« Reply #2 on: October 31, 2016, 02:28:21 PM »
Just came across this post.  Just to confirm the prior post, a MILD solution of bleach to water can be used.  50/50 is a max amount of bleach.  You need to stay away from getting the material really wet.  Durafin covers and water are not friendly as the material will shrink.  Confirmed all this with the manufacturer.
Scott Halseth
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National Parts Depot