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      06-18-2012, 12:55 AM   #1
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Hey Guys from the M3 World,

i don't own an M3 but i do own a 2013 f25 m-sport, So, i want to ask your expert opinion on what kind of leather cleaner or Conditioner to keep your car in tip top shape over time?

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Zymol leather cleaner & conditioner
Takes time and patient to use but the result is just amazing
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Lexol is the industry standard and the best stuff I've ever used as far as leather conditioner. I worked for a shop that did many custom leather instals and we tried everything and that worked the best. It leaves a very fine layer of protectant on the leather but it's very effective, most other cleaners leave a thick layer that just looks wrong, that's what's so good about lexol cleaner and protector. The other product I'd recommend is Armor All, it's a very common product but performs very well. Hope that helps.
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      06-18-2012, 03:12 AM   #5
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Lexol is the industry standard and the best stuff I've ever used as far as leather conditioner. I worked for a shop that did many custom leather instals and we tried everything and that worked the best. It leaves a very fine layer of protectant on the leather but it's very effective, most other cleaners leave a thick layer that just looks wrong, that's what's so good about lexol cleaner and protector. The other product I'd recommend is Armor All, it's a very common product but performs very well. Hope that helps.
+1 for Lexol. I've used it in the past and have been pretty happy with it. It's also easy to find.
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      06-18-2012, 08:30 AM   #6
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Leather Master Leather Care Kit. Cleaner and protector - includes brushes, applicators and towels.
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Leather Master Leather Care Kit. Cleaner and protector - includes brushes, applicators and towels.
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i like leatherique.as with some others,a fair amount of effort,but wonderful results
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I have adams leather cleaner and conditioner works great with little effort
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I tried several products....so far Zaino is the one I like the most. The leather cond is great. (No-shiny finish)
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I have Leather Masters but I prefer the 1 step ease of 1Z einszett Leather Care "Lederpflege". I use the Leather Masters 2 step kit when doing a complete cleaning and the 1Z every other week for maintenance.
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Leather Master Leather Care Kit. Cleaner and protector - includes brushes, applicators and towels.
+1. Works excellent, and protects the leather really well.

Lexol is good, but does not absorb well on German leather. You end up with most of it in your clothes when you sit down.
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how often do you guys clean and condition your leather seats??
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leatherique here! amazing stuff.
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Lexol is good, but does not absorb well on German leather. You end up with most of it in your clothes when you sit down.
Your leather is treated with a urethane coating. Nothing should really be "absorbed" into it.
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Leather Master Leather Care Kit. Cleaner and protector - includes brushes, applicators and towels.
I use this as well - strong cleaner, vital and protection cream. Does a great job keeping the leather looking like brand new.
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I use zaino, and that was with all my other cars I've had as well..NSX, s2000. Kept it smelling new for years.

Once it finishes I think I'm going to try the auto finesse leather conditioner.
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I use zaino, and that was with all my other cars I've had as well..NSX, s2000. Kept it smelling new for years.

Once it finishes I think I'm going to try the auto finesse leather conditioner.
Ohhhh yeah Alex
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+3 leather masters is great but as someone else already said it's more of a full interior detail type of product but when you want quick interior cleaning there are more options. i am going to be trying out chemical guy's leather cleaner and their conditioner as my quick route and keep leather masters for the full cleaning times
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Hey Guys from the M3 World,

i don't own an M3 but i do own a 2013 f25 m-sport, So, i want to ask your expert opinion on what kind of leather cleaner or Conditioner to keep your car in tip top shape over time?

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Lexol Cleaner and Conditioner is what I use.
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+1. Works excellent, and protects the leather really well.

Lexol is good, but does not absorb well on German leather. You end up with most of it in your clothes when you sit down.
You have to let it set and absorb..dont expect to just apply and sit in the seat right away..a couple of hrs with the windows down is all it takes.
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