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Best way to properly clean the mk6 Helmet

#1
Does anyone know the best way to clean the mk6 helmet? Is it a case of just chucking it in warm soapy water and giving it a scrub or should it be disassembled and bits washed individualy?

sorry for the stupid question... would it be to much to ask not to recieve stupid answers?

Cheers
 
#2
Take it to bits and you'll have a b1tch of a time getting it back together. I take the cover off and lob it in the washing machine, same for the chinstrap; soap and water for the helmet itself. I've never seen the need to tempt fate by taking the leather pads out; I just dip the whole thing in soapy water, wipe with a cloth then use the shower to rinse it off and allow to dry.

Put the cover back on when it's still damp; makes it easier to fit on so it doesn't need tape or bits of rubber to keep it on.
 
#7
once the leather is wet, don't try to dry it quickly ie radiators or drying room. Just hang it up in the window.

I found the best way was to clean it was to bang it against somthing hard... like the Indian washerwomen bang their washing against rocks on the riverside.
 
#8
Like mentioned before, I just put washing powder on a scrubbing brush, give it a scrub then rinse in the shower, works a treat
 

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