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What do you guys do to keep up the leather seats. Is there a product that you use ? The leather in this vehicle is incredible looking.
 

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Mother's makes a good leather product. So does Amsoil. Haven't tried Macquire's. For God's Sake, stay away from Armorall.
 

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I use Lexol leather cleaner and conditioner. Meguiras, at least the wipes, leave the seats way to shiney for my tastes.
 

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Back in '02 we bought a 1.8T Jetta and had the Guardian kit added. They demonstrated it by taking a piece of leather and marking it with a permanent marker Tried to clean it off and it was forever stained. Added the Guardian and marked it again and the marker came right off. I have a whole box unopened. I finally found a car worthy of opening it for!
 

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How to keep up the leather? Let's expand this to cover the entire interior:

1. Keep your car out of the sun.
2. Vacuum your car regularly. When vacuuming the seats, be sure to tilt them back so you can get all the dust and junk out from the seams.
3. Don't eat in your car.
4. Drink anything you want in your car -- as long it's water.
5. To dust your car, use distilled water and a microfiber cloth. Dash, instrument panel, seats, the works. Use the vacuum with a soft upholstery brush to get dush out of the air vents and texture the faux suede finish.
6. Windows: Windex, microfiber cloths and muscle.
7. If you keep your car out of the sun -- you won't have to treat the leather. If you do -- I'd go with Lexol as a bunch of other products look really, really, really greasy after application.

The underlying theme to all of this is: prevention.
 

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I have always used Griots products for all of my show cars and the GTO. He makes a great leather cleaner and conditioner. His best of show wax works great on dark colors, no streaks, etc.

You can check out the stuff at www.griotsgarage.com

John.
 

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This may sound basic, but I use Kiwi Saddle Soap.

Very nuetral ph and doesn't overshine. Leaves the leather soft, supple, non-shiny and moisturized.
 

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Bick 4. Its a nuetral conditioner. Keeps the leather from drying. I find it at the western wear place at the mall (with the cowboy boots). When seats are clean and dry, I put it on the palms of my hands and rub it on. Use my fingers to get in crevases. Soaks in.
 

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Ive only used the Mequires (ungodly shiney) and Zaino Leather in a Bottle (amazing)

Keep it clean and out of the the sun. Broken record???
 

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believe it or not but i tried baby oil and if u want that really wet look thats the stuff to use the only draw back is that it smells and if u miss a spot later u will see it. but try it on a small part of the interior and if u dont like it then good thing u only did that little pice. i loooooove that wet look and thats what i use and use a ordor (new car) smell to neutrallize that baby oil smell.
 

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I use the zaino leather cleaner followed by their leather in a bottle conditioner. Its really easy to use, just spray the cleaner on the seats, rub with a soft towel and wipe away the excess. Then apply the conditioner with a clean soft towel and your done!!! The seats look brand new afterwards and people comment how it still smells brand new inside after 2 1/2 years!!!
 

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I use the zaino leather cleaner followed by their leather in a bottle conditioner. Its really easy to use, just spray the cleaner on the seats, rub with a soft towel and wipe away the excess. Then apply the conditioner with a clean soft towel and your done!!! The seats look brand new afterwards and people comment how it still smells brand new inside after 2 1/2 years!!!
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This summer, I converted to Zaino after recommendations on another forum. AMAZING stuff. I've recommended it to family members who've bought new vehicles with leather interiors.
 

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Any body here with the BLUE interior?
I have used most of the products dicussed before in the past but am concerned about what they will do on the BLUE interior...thanks.
 
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