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#1 jaebeam

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Posted 12 June 2006 - 09:45 PM

I am looking into purchasing a 2000 subaru Forester. The previous owner was quite the ... slob. The car stinks of smoke, and there are several burns in the seats and on the floor.

I contacted a detailer, and they can clean the interior, and remove the stench using an Ionizer for $60.

Any thoughts on what it would cost, ballpark, to repair 2 seats with 4 or 5 burns each, and the floor carpeting, with about 8 burns?

What does it cost to replace the seats?

In the end, I may just get some seat covers and floor mats, but wanted to get some feedback from others.

#2 lmdew

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 05:40 AM

Check ebay for Leather Kits, replace all the covers for about $300 and your time.

Carpet is around 200 or find one used and clean it.

#3 jaebeam

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:54 AM

Are there good web sites for finding used carpets/seats etc. (parts in general) that folks recomend?

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 07:01 PM

You can save some money by getting rid of the smell with Maguires Odour Eliminator, a hand pump spay in a transparent yellow bottle. Two applications in a used car I bought completely rid the car of all of the smoke odours. Get it where you can buy other Maquires products.

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 10:50 PM

semi topic change....any idea how to fix the burns on apolstry?


also....so, i'm got a glob of dried rubber cement on my back seat...any ideas?

edit: nevermind...this is rude. i'll start my own thread.

#6 nipper

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Posted 13 June 2006 - 11:04 PM

http://www.diynot.co...topic.php?t=472

the burns

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