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Old 03-31-2010, 03:20 PM   #1
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I found a trick to cleaning leather seats real good is a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. I used it with Meguiars Leather Cleaner in spray form, and it worked awesome. It also cleans the grime off of all the buttons in the car and gets the lettering white again.


Are there any other tricks that work for you?
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I would not think that works too well as IMHO that seems like a very fine sandpaper.
I just use a good lether cleaner on the seats and seem to work fine.
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http://www.surfcitygarage.com/detail1.php?product_id=38

This stuff is awesome! I use it once a month. First application was with a stiff bristled brusch and a heavy coat. Wipe clean with a clean rag. Every application after that was with a scrub sponge. Nothing like a Brillo pad or anything, just like a sponge with a net over it or whatever. Keep my seats clean AND soft.
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When I had custom leather seats installed in my truck the business said to use lanolin based hand lotion that doesn't have any perfume to it. When you think about it, leather is nothing more than tanned skin and it makes sense. I lather and rub it on when the seats are hot and let it sit over night and then buff them out. They sparkle!
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The cleaner I posted is lanolin based cleaner/conditioner. If your seats are dirty it will clean them, but if they are clean it will keep them that way and keep them conditioned.
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The cleaner I posted is lanolin based cleaner/conditioner. If your seats are dirty it will clean them, but if they are clean it will keep them that way and keep them conditioned.
So...maybe I should stampeded some sheep through the truck and let their naturally occurring lanolin in their wool do the work!
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as long as Mike isn't around go for it otherwise it will be a real mess
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Yeah, but the "natural" effect might be worse than you think. Lanolin comes from their fur, but their hoofs would kill your seats I'm sure.
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I'm not positive if my seats are leather in my ultra. I started cleaning them with armour all and seams to work pretty good.
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Well......if someone fills a Bonneville full of sheep......Please take a pic and post it on here!!
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