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    Washing my hood on my astra !!

    heya guys got an astra convertible was wondering about washing the hood when i wash the car normally ??? what does everybody else do ??? thanks guys jim

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    i would goto a car cleaning place like halfords and see what products they have.

    of go on http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/ and order some.
    Astra VXR - Arden Blue, Diamond cut 19's, Cruise Control, Debaged, Folding Mirrors, CD70 NAVI and CID + Aux-In, Factory Bluetooth, Piano Black Interior Trim, Full Milltek Unresonated Exhaust

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    autoglym stuff is good
    Castle Combe Saloon Car Championship. Car 21, pug 106 GTI. Gone from track days to full on racing

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    Autoglym fabric roof kit is good, and Raggtop products are awesome.
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    Bye bye VXR Castle Combe Edition - because it's done more laps of Castle Combe than most Bergs have of the Ring

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    Best advice I've been given to look after mine:

    DON'T use any commercial cleaners! EVER! They will gradually damage the water-repellant qualities of the fabric. Use water (plenty of it) and a soft brush to remove dirt/dust. If you happen to get the roof really dirty, give it a light going over with a pressure washer (again using lots of water and elbow grease only).

    This advice comes from a mate of mine (yep, a Pommie) that has a trade in "Coach Building" and does major interior restoration work on high end marques (including convertibles), so he's got the knowledge and the experience I trust.
    This advice has worked fine for me for the past 3 years of ownership.
    Old enough to know better . . . Too old to care!

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    imay your a star thanks for thew advice matey !!!

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