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      03-18-2014, 05:58 PM   #1
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Leather care

Any recommendation on what to use to clean nappa leather?
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Lexol.

I have ivory napa package. Works like a charm. Even on blue jean stain.

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      03-18-2014, 06:42 PM   #3
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Lexol.

I have ivory napa package. Works like a charm. Even on blue jean stain.

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Thanks..
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I also have ivory but use the Leatherique system. Absolutely fantastic. I have used it for years on a previous M3's light tan leather. Looked new the day I sold it three years later.
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I also have ivory but use the Leatherique system. Absolutely fantastic. I have used it for years on a previous M3's light tan leather. Looked new the day I sold it three years later.
I look at the videos that they have in the website. looks promising. I trust you as you are the real customer.
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Lexol.

I have ivory napa package. Works like a charm. Even on blue jean stain.

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+1. Lexol Leather Cleaner when necessary (if a plain damp cloth doesn't do the trick) and Lexol Leather Conditioner twice per year will keep the seats looking and feeling like new for many years. I used these products on my E36 convertible, which I kept for 13 years and when I finally sold it the seats were still in excellent condition. This is in contrast to my E28 which I had prior and before learning about Lexol - those seats became discolored and cracked in about 8 years.
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Get the orange bottle of Lexol and a soft paintbrush. Spray the Lexol on the leather, lather with the brush, and wipe with a towel (microfiber if available). I used the same technique on my dad's car. He chews, and sometimes sprays when he spits. This usually gets it off.
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I have heard good things about Zaino z9 and z10 also. But have never used it personally.
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Ive always used the Zaino z9 and 10 , does a great job and smells great as well.
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I tried Lexol cleaner but it was leaving residue. Also I read online it is not recommended for nappa leather. Anyways, I used leatherique prestine clean over the weekend and the leather looks better than the day I picked up the car. Absolutely stunning. All the glossy stuff the dealer put on the car is all gone.
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This may sound odd, but frequently using a wet (w/water) micro fiber towel does wonders. Especially on high use areas like steering wheel and arm rests. Believe it or not, less is more with leather.

Below are interior shots from one of my cars after 25K miles.





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