Red BMW seat leather cleaning

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Red BMW seat leather cleaning

Post by bimmerphile » Sat Jun 06, 2015 6:31 pm

The red leather driver's seat in my Z4 has taken on a dark film compared to the passenger seat that isnt used as much.

Ive tried the leather seat wipes recommended by a few on here specially made for car leather and, also tried a very well known 'milky' fluid spray also especially for car leather. None of these seem to do the trick.

I only wear suit like trousers and dont wear jeans so its not dye out of these. Ive had the car from new (now three and a half year old) and am a little surprised at the difference between the drivers and the passenger side.

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Re: Red BMW seat leather cleaning

Post by Ash » Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:27 pm

:idea: http://www.lttsolutions.co.uk/auto-foam.html All of their kit is good.

Leather wipes :?...." very well known 'milky' fluid spray" :?:
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Re: Red BMW seat leather cleaning

Post by Torque » Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:45 pm

Gliptone leather twins for me, used them on my last 3 cars, corking results!

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/interior/ ... d_211.html

and then

http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/interior/ ... d_210.html

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Re: Red BMW seat leather cleaning

Post by willington » Sat Jun 06, 2015 8:34 pm

I have tended to find that wiping the leather first with a cloth (lightly dampened with warm water) opens the 'pores' of the leather. Thereby getting a far better result from the cleaning fluid.

Like Torque, Gliptone 'twins' really does work well...even on the toughest of grime.

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Re: Red BMW seat leather cleaning

Post by Ash » Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:17 am

This spot on guide may help you as well http://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/forum/vie ... =17&t=1044
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Re: Red BMW seat leather cleaning

Post by bimmerphile » Mon Jun 08, 2015 8:17 pm

Ash wrote::idea: http://www.lttsolutions.co.uk/auto-foam.html All of their kit is good.

Leather wipes :?...." very well known 'milky' fluid spray" :?:
Both products have been mentioned on here but, as I didnt really rate either of them, I didnt think it fair to post the names or either manufacturers :wink:

Thanks all for the suggestions, I'll have a looksee.

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