Best thing to clean leather

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  1. 26 Sep 2017 at 12:57 AM #41
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    old bump for an old but mega useful thread.
    Had shined seat.
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    Go the Pears Soap Tip.
    Just did it.
    Hilariously good results - like new.
    Top Tip thanks Cutters
     
  3. 23 May 2018 at 6:37 PM #43
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    Grated some pears in some 10ml of warm water and stirred until it diluted.
    Used soft toothbrush and had amazing results.

    Can anyone advise on how long should I leave the gluptone conditioner before using the car again?
     
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    24 hours, or even just overnight should be fine :thumbsup:
     
  5. 27 May 2018 at 6:32 PM #45
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    Did my steering wheel with pears. It's like new now .
     
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    +1 for Pears soap

    I've also used AutoGlym interior shampoo for the steering wheel and it came up like new.
     
  7. 26 Jun 2018 at 9:51 PM #47
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    I use leather cleaner and leather conditioner.

    Both by autoglym.
     
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    Same here

    brilliant :thumbsup:
     
  9. 28 Jul 2018 at 6:16 PM #49
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    Just stumbled across this thread and I am genuinely shocked to hear so many positive reviews on a bar of soap! That picture of the M3 seat is amazing :thumbsup:

    Are you guys wetting the seats first and they massaging the soap in, or just rub the bar over the dry seat and then adding water before using the nail brush to agitate?

    I’ve got a car coming in that will need a full interior details and whilst I have a couple of branded leather cleaners, sheer curiosity will see me at my local Superdrug in the morning :D
     
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    Wet the seats first (even just wipe with a damp cloth), massage the soap in, then use a nail brush to agitate.
    Wipe clean with clean damp sponge/microfibre. Repeat if necessary.

    Let us know how you get on!! :thumbsup:
     
  11. 28 Jul 2018 at 7:25 PM #51
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    Will do :thumbsup:
     
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  13. 5 Aug 2018 at 9:46 PM #53
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    Tried it on my imola trim yesterday, cleaned them up but wasn’t blown away by the results. Did bring some of the dye out both on the brush and microfibre cloth.
     
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    I was quite impressed by this technique. Tried it twice (2 consecutive days) and it feels like I have a new interior.
    My leathers used to be shiny with some black dirty spots which were totally removed.
    I followed the quoted procedure + meguiar's gold leather care (or sth like that) at the end.

    Thanks a lot mate :D
     

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