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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself!' started by Michaelpase, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. Michaelpase

    Michaelpase Dedicated Member
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    Thanks for accepting me, picked up my 2.8 roadster now names z3na last June and loving it.
    Roof leak fixed but seems to be going mossy any tips on the best treatment?

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  2. BMBabe

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    Hey you posted Welcome :) @Lee @GazHyde can help you with this
     
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  3. t-tony

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    Hi Michael, welcome from here near Lincoln. I'm not too sure what to suggest for moss removal apart from when it's really dry most should come off with a fairly stiff nail brush. Then a clean with Autoglym soft top roof cleaner and proofer. I think that should do it for you. Lot's of info ( and fun) on here, all you need to do is ask.:)

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    :welcome: . Agree with t-tony on Auto Glym for normal maintenance - not sure about moss never had to deal with it - possibly Renovo but I'm sure somebody will recommend soon.
     
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    Another Michael ! Welcome aboard :welcome:

    As Tony suggests above a really good clean with Autoglym soft top kit and then sealing with the protector spray should sort it. I have also in the past used Milton which kills off any spores from the moss so if you soak a cloth in Milton and make sure you wipe under the rubber seal on the back edge of the soft top it should literally kill it dead then just use the Autoglym stuff to finish it off.

    Milton is good also if you put a few drops in the washer tank where stuff tends to grow too.
     
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  6. t-tony

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    Nice one Ian, I had forgotten about Milton fluid ( a long time since babies). It is also very good for getting rid of the horrible smell you can sometimes get in windscreen washer bottles.:)
     
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    Hey Michael,

    As suggested the Autoglym cleaner and Proofer kit would be a good start. Also remember someone mentioning Milton sterilising fluid as that kills the green stuff.

    Gary
     
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    Welcome from me to. All good advice above.
     
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  9. Michaelpase

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    Thanks guys I should have some Milton lying around :) looking forward to future meets! Been the only zed at bmw meets iv been to lol
     
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    You've been to the wrong ones Michael.=)) Keep tabs on what's happening on here.

    Tony.
     
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    welcome to the site man, as guys say, autoglym soft top restorer, you get a pack with cleaner, sealant and a hardish sponge, spend a bit of time on the area with the sponge and it should move, milton sounds good too :) havent used it myself, would it bleach the hood @t-tony @GazHyde
     
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    As with any cleaning agent Dave, best to try it on an area which in not conspicuous I would suggest.;)

    Tony.
     
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    Where is that exactly on a soft top Tony?
     
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    I'm not really sure, but that's what they always recommend. Perhaps under the roof over the door(s) or.......
     
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    Hi from Canada!! JIM
     
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    Welcome to the forum Michael :)
     
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    Welcome along. Power washing gets rid of the mouldy growth, then try and get it dry if you have a garage put it away.

    If not just keep the power washing going every now and then and use it!

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    Welcome from Ireland!
     
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    welcome welcome to the mad house in the nicest possible way
     

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