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      08-05-2012, 10:04 AM   #1
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Getting Ink off of Leather

Whats up all. Just wanted to let you know something that worked for me. When I picked my car back up from the valets in my building, I noticed 3 ballpoint pen marks on my Fox Red leather on the side opposite to the DCT shifter. My first thought was "Fuck" and this is going to set me back a lot to have it cleaned...

But then someone at work told me about isopropyl alcohol. Went out to Walgreens and bought a bottle and then judiciously applied it to the ink marks and within 2 minutes all of it came off w/ minimal leeching of the red leather staining. Stuff works great! hope this helps someone else.
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Good stuff, Leathers masters makes an ink remover for leather that works great
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Always use some kind of leather conditioned after you use alcohol since it dissolves all oils
You'll have a dry patch in the leather
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Oils in the polymer covering; really
Simple cleaning and protection steps that will prolong the life of finished leather; urethane doesn’t require oils, conditioning or rejuvenation


“Proper Finished Leather Cleaning and Care” - http://www.autopia.org/forum/guide-d...ning-care.html
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Leather Master™ Ink Remover (P-Protected / Coated) is designed for removal of recent (within 48 hours) ink contamination. Ink marks older than 3-5 days may not respond or will only be lightened (). The biodegradable formula is very easy to use (wax-like stick container) and works well for all types of ink as well as lipstick


Within these articles you’ll discover the ‘How’ and ‘Why’ and find pretty much everything you need to know about automotive leather detailing; if you do your research correctly.

TOGWT® Autopia Detailing Wiki - http://www.autopia.org/forum/autopia...yperlinks.html

I hope the information in this article is of some help to you. If you have any further questions please let me know[/u]
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Hmm, would leatherique help with that?
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Always use some kind of leather conditioned after you use alcohol since it dissolves all oils
You'll have a dry patch in the leather
+1..also alcohol should be used sparingly as it can leach the color out of the leather
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Depending on how long the ink stain has been on it, the Leather Master Ink Away would be a great option
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