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      08-04-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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Carbon Fiber Leather Cleaning?

What's the best way to clean the carbon fiber leather? It looks like it is very sensitive and could fray. Any experience out there?
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What's the best way to clean the carbon fiber leather? It looks like it is very sensitive and could fray. Any experience out there?
I don't think it's too fragile. It's not woven--the pattern is somehow embossed. I'd use the same products you use on your seats.
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I don't think it's too fragile. It's not wovern--the pattern is somehow embossed. I'd use the same products you use on your seats.
+1.

I used Zaino Z9 to clean the seats and CL trim followed with Zaino Z10 to condition. I was very happy with the results.
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Advice: Stop being paranoid. Use any type of interior product such as Einszett Cockpit (http://www.detailersdomain.com/index...PROD&ProdID=31) or Lexol Vinylex (http://www.lexol.com/vinindex.html).

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For the past month or two I've been using 303 aerospace. I initially used zaino z9 and z10 but found some of the formula to get caught in between the threads, it was a pain to clean off and figured that it would probably loosen the stitching.
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what type of applicator or towel do you use to clean the CF trim? i'm noticing that just about anything seems to leave traces of the applicator in the little grooves.
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what type of applicator or towel do you use to clean the CF trim? i'm noticing that just about anything seems to leave traces of the applicator in the little grooves.
lint free towel
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"Good microfiber 4tw." +1
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I've allways used a lint-free microfiber towel that I would get included with any autocleaning products from web pages like, Autopia and other online shops. I've been using the BMW leather conditioner and lotion and works great IMO. Keeps the new car sent and conditions without leaving any marks. I also use a little hair brush to clean out dust from the little hard to get angles and endges along with that.
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