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Old 07-20-2011, 07:24 PM
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Anyone have any advice for after you shop vac all of the water out of your rig and it's beginning to smell bad? Second day in a row that i was caught out in the rain you would think that i learned my lesson

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First, welcome to the forum and don't forget to introduce yourself in the introduction section. Second, if you still have the carpet installed remove it and thoroughly steam clean it to kill any mildew, if you have cloth seats do the same thing. If they are vinyl just clean them the best you can. The main thing is just trying to keep mildew from growing which is what is causing the odor.

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Simple, Pull the drain plugs under your carpet. Air it out. Leave the plugs out.
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Congradulations, you now have an excuse to Rhinoline it! Welcome
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You beat me to it, dude. What he said... Throw that carpet away and bedline it. A Jeep, especially a Wrangler is not supposed to have carpet. It's sacrilege! I won't allow it in my Scout!
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Rain? What in the hell is that?
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Pick up the carpet and pour some arm and hammer carpet cleaner under neath.
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You beat me to it, dude. What he said... Throw that carpet away and bedline it. A Jeep, especially a Wrangler is not supposed to have carpet. It's sacrilege! I won't allow it in my Scout!
Like he said, waterproof it or use the top....
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Just pull out the carpets and the drain plugs, and then clean the carpets and store em or get rid of em
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Hell, I love it when I get caught in the rain without the top. Just about every time it cleans my tub and cloth seats and the following sun dries them out. It's like it was a factory option or something.

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