So, you sprayed it with the carpet cleaner, maybe a little dwell time, then hit it with the steam, and then sucked it all up with the carpet machine, is that about right?
No, first I sprayed resolve on. Then a scrubed my ass off with a scub brush. Then used a microfiber towel with hot water and scrubed the crap out of it. I followed that buy using the carpet machine to such the water out. Last step was steam cleaner to get a few deeper stains out and sanitize
I bought a really cheap steam cleaner. But, if basically blows out very hot steam and helps break down stains and such. It's other purpose is sanitizing.
I still have a bit of a musty smell that I've not been able to remove. It's in the carpets for sure - not the head liner. Luke tipped me off to Ozium but that did not work - it's for odor in the air.
My next thing to try is baking soda.
Go to Wal Mart and buy some carpet cleaning powder. You sprinkle it over a smelly carpet, let it sit a little while and then vacuum it up. It's a cheap solution that might do the trick. I've seen it help remove some pretty... dank smells.
What is the finish you put on the parts? Like is it just a matte black paint or is it a rubberized paint? I can understand you do a lot of expensive things to the parts in your process and I'm not asking how you apply anything. Just the finish material.
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