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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 09-14-2012, 06:08 AM
Natasha_luv Natasha_luv is offline
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Convertible top Stain

Someone poured a drink all over our convertible top. Not sure how long it had sat like that. We had moved the car to a safe location for Hurricane Issac. When I got it home I washed it twice, but I can't seem to lift the stain. I used regular car wash and a soft bristled brush. Scared to use a hard brush and not sure what cleaner to use. I don't want to damage the top to get the stain out. Thought about maybe using the pressure washer on low setting. How can I get the stain out without damaging it. I think it may have been coke or beer. There was a sticky residue on the passenger windows.
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Old 09-14-2012, 06:05 PM
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You will have to use a stain lifter first then a wash then a sealer. I had tree sap on mine once and used the BMW convertible top cleaner and sealer. It got mine off. You can try a few others. I believe the same manufacture that makes the top for BMW has a top care product on the market. Try a search. Sorry I do not remember the name at the moment but if I do i will post it. Good Luck and it really sucks when people don't respect others property.
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Old 09-15-2012, 12:43 AM
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The stuff Pablo is referring to is Raggtopp fabric protectant, which is probably the best protectant on the market for soft tops.

They also make a cleaner which I have not tried. If it's anywhere near as good as the protectant it will be awesome.

I would order the protectant in any event and use it once or twice a year. Pop/beer would roll right off of a roof once treated. Water beads on the roof like on a freshly waxed car.
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Old 09-15-2012, 06:20 AM
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+1 on the RaggTopp. I used it on all my convertibles.

I used this brush on my top as well:

http://www.detailedimage.com/DI-Brus...ub-Brush-P520/
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