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Old 05-08-2013, 08:04 AM   #1
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Cleaning the soot off the interior

I have a Sand Leather interior on my convertible and the top is down a lot. I drive the NJ turnpike daily and the interior collects a lot of black soot (I think) from the diesel exhaust in the air.

I have tried all sorts of leather and vinyl cleaners and I can't get the interior clean. It's not bad, but they just don't seem to get all the soot off. Any of you use anything that works? Thanks!
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:28 AM   #2
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I use Chemical Guys Leather Cleaner (LINK) on my seats, it takes just about anything off without harming the leather.


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Thanks for the tip! I'll have to try it.
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:53 PM   #4
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If you get all that crap on your seats, what do you think is getting into your lungs? Maybe you ought to think about top up on the pike. Let you car's filter do that job. Might be glad you did when you're 60.
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^ what's the fun in that?
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