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Leather Seat Care

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Scott W, May 2, 2020.

  1. May 2, 2020 at 11:14 AM
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    Scott W

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    I've seen a couple different posts about leather interior but none on how to clean and care for leather interior.
    I thought I would share a little of my own info on this topic.
    Mistake number one when it comes to cleaning. People use the wrong cleaners and don't realize they are doing damage to the leather. Most basic everyday car cleaning solutions contain alcohol and other ingredients that are harsh to leather. This can cause drying and cracking.
    I have been using a leather cleaning and conditioning kit that has been great. Lexol Leather Cleaner and Conditioner Kit. Easy to use. I put each product in its own spray bottle and used with a damp cloth. It does come with an applicator if prefered. It has just a light real leather scent which is nice. I hope this helps with the cleaning and care of your leather interior.

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  2. May 2, 2020 at 11:21 AM
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    Lexol's been around for years. Great products.
     
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  3. May 4, 2020 at 6:41 AM
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    I use Shine Supply's Leather/Interior Cleaner and chase that with their Leather Conditioner.
     
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    If plain water doesn't work, Then I use Mothers leather cleaner and conditioners. Since it's the same stuff as the Lexus brand.

    I also use Leather Master products.

    I don't use anything that contains any UV protectant.
     
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    I might try this I've been using meguiars leather products it's alright but comes off to shiny/ glossy for me
     
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    It's not real leather, so I would imagine you don't have to go too invested in products, I use adam's cleaner and conditioner for my pleather.
     
  7. May 9, 2020 at 3:56 PM
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    Lexon cleans really nice. Rather than apply the cleaner directly to the upholstery I spray it on a damp cloth. Even easy control of the product. The same with the conditioner. It dries nice with no gloss or film. I picked up a couple spray bottles from the hardware store.
     
  8. May 14, 2020 at 4:19 PM
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    What are your thoughts on using 303 on leather??
     
  9. May 14, 2020 at 4:45 PM
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    Never used it. You would have to read the ingredients. There should be no alcohol or ammonia type ingredients which dry out leather.
     

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