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Old 06-06-2013, 11:15 AM
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So I laid clear vinyl down and put cover on for 24 hours.

here is the before.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:17 AM
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and here is the after.....


My plan was foiled!


Anyone know where I can get some skins for an 06 X2?
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:44 AM
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try some totally awesome cleaner... Krud Cutter... Try a little TSP (very diluted on a small section... its a salt so rinse well then wash with cleaner then lots of 303... I am noticing that it's the vinyl treatment that is the part getting dirty and won't wash off... also the sun will be your friend in this situation.
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Old 06-06-2013, 11:52 AM
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If you're ordering new skins anyways, you might try cleaning it one more time before you give up. Get some Totally Awesome and a mild-med brush, and go to town.
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:22 PM
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I have cleaned it multiple times... The sun lightens it but once I cover it it always comes back. Got a PM about dye'ing it I think i'll check the prices on that but then again i'm going to be pretty pist if I dye it and the first time I cover it this crap comes back..
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Old 06-06-2013, 12:27 PM
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It is actually mold/mildew/organism that has gotten into the vinyl. When the cover or plastic is put over the vinyl, it does not let the vinyl breathe, the vinyl bakes in the sun and it turns black. This is why the hot sun and air takes the stains away when the cover is off. Nothing is going to "clean" the stains off. This typically happens to boats that are stored outside in the southern states. Humidity exacerbates the issue, so drying the boat out as much as possible before covering will help.
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:39 AM
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Mastercraft Boats, as an incentive to purchase their product, offer a 5 year Warranty on their Upholstery.
Strongly recommend you make a Warranty Claim - quality of the Vinyl is obviously substandard and discolouration of this nature just should not occur.
It has happened to me (and to many others) and my Dealer accused me of letting "Bore Water" stains from our sprinkler system get on my upholstery.
The real truth is, the product is unsuitable and is incompatible with the Mastercraft supplied boat cover !
Other than the Upholstery sadly, my Mastercraft is the best on the river.
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Old 01-10-2014, 01:54 PM
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I was thinking about this after reading thru it . If its biological and you are at the point where you are writing it off why not try a bleach solution on it and see what that does
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and here is the after.....

My plan was foiled!
I tried this also last summer to no avail ............

I have not read one solution to this problem that has worked other than don't cover your boat is this happens. It is random. My friend has an 07 X2 like mine and his doesn't do it.
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Upholstery Damage

Mold Armor Patio and Furniture cleaner. lt works great on vinyl outdoor chairs. I guess if you are at this point and nothing else has worked I would give it a try. Our local Home Depot carries it. www.moldarmor.com
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