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Old 12-13-2013, 07:34 PM   #1
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Good leather rejuvenator? (sp?)

I recently purchased an '02 330Ci with black leather interior. It's in great shape with almost zero signs of wear, but most panels are hard as a rock. My first inclination is to use a good leather rejuvenation creme and really soak them. Get the interior hot as possible, turn on seat heaters, apply by hand nice and thick and let soak before buffing clean. Does anyone have a good recommendation for a product to use? I've had good luck with Griot's and Zymol leather products but those were just cleaners and conditioners; I've never tried anything quite like this so I'm open to suggestions. Thanks!
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Old 12-13-2013, 07:38 PM   #2
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prestine clean, then use rejuvenator
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Old 12-13-2013, 07:58 PM   #3
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I'm partial to Leather Master......works super well on our coated leather seats.
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Old 12-14-2013, 12:17 AM   #4
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I'm partial to Leather Master......works super well on our coated leather seats.
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Leather Masters is the top dog in my book. Leatherique is nice, but some bmw leather does not react very well at all with it. Always check for color fastness.
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:23 AM   #5
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SOmething like thier Vital Conditioner then? http://www.leatherworldtech.com/Prod...er__LMVIT.aspx
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:45 PM   #6
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SOmething like thier Vital Conditioner then? http://www.leatherworldtech.com/Prod...er__LMVIT.aspx
Yes, they have a 3 step process which is cleaner, vital, leather protection cream.
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Old 12-17-2013, 10:46 AM   #7
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Fantastic. I'll give it a shot and report back here with results!
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Old 12-17-2013, 10:49 PM   #8
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prestine clean, then use rejuvenator
+1 Leatherique hands down! However you use the Rejuvenator first then Pristine Clean. The rejuvenator needs to penetrate the leather and will help bring out all the dirt and grime. After letting the rejuvenator soak for 1-2days its just a matter of using the Pristine Clean to pull out all the contaminants.

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Old 12-20-2013, 09:24 PM   #9
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Time + Heat always helps!
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Old 12-22-2013, 10:58 AM   #10
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Absolutely. I typically have the leather bagged and let it bake in the sun for a good 24-48hrs.
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:05 PM   #11
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Absolutely. I typically have the leather bagged and let it bake in the sun for a good 24-48hrs.
You mean after applying the moisturizer/rejuvinator, bag it and let it get hot for a long time?
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You mean after applying the moisturizer/rejuvinator, bag it and let it get hot for a long time?
Yes, longer the oil sits the better it can work.
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:34 PM   #13
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sorry to ask but which one is treated? left or right?
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:36 PM   #14
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Left, right is dirt build up.
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