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      11-10-2009, 06:13 PM   #1
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Best leather conditioner/protector for the money??

looking to get some kind of leather conditioner and protector for my bamboo leather. not anything too expensive and something easy to use for the most part. anyone have any suggestions of products that are good for leather?
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      11-10-2009, 06:24 PM   #2
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I use the BMW leather care kit and it is a match for all your criteria.
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      11-10-2009, 06:56 PM   #3
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Leather Master Products are great.

Soft Cleaner then protect with Vital Conditioner.

Do this once every 2-3 months and you should be good.

It will keep your seats clean does this with a matte finish
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      11-10-2009, 07:22 PM   #4
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They are good. You can feel the difference.
http://www.leatheriquecanada.com/index.html
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They are good. You can feel the difference.
http://www.leatheriquecanada.com/index.html
Smells bad, but leatherique is awesome stuff.
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Griot's Garage smells great, dries clear, and it's relatively inexpensive if you buy the 16-oz bottle. I tried everything and settled on that. Any of the premium stuff will be miles better than what's available on stores, and it costs little extra. And yes, a 16-oz bottle lasts a long time.
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      11-10-2009, 08:29 PM   #7
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I use the BMW leather care kit and it is a match for all your criteria.
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      11-11-2009, 12:51 AM   #8
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Leather Master Products are great.

Soft Cleaner then protect with Vital Conditioner.

Do this once every 2-3 months and you should be good.

It will keep your seats clean does this with a matte finish
Phil carries great stuff and does great work too, so this might be worth checking out. Matte finish is the key.
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      11-11-2009, 01:55 AM   #9
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Leatherique hands down. http://autogeek.net/le16ozkit.html
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Leatherique is the best stuff you can ever apply to your leather.
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      11-11-2009, 02:54 PM   #11
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+1 on Leatherique.
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+1 on Leatherique.

It takes a while to apply and remove but it's the best. Best applied during warm weather.
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I love Leatherique too, but it doesn't meet the OP's criteria of not expensive and easy to use.
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looking to get some kind of leather conditioner and protector for my bamboo leather. not anything too expensive and something easy to use for the most part. anyone have any suggestions of products that are good for leather?
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Agree with posts above that Leatherique is very good, however it's kind of a PITA to apply and somewhat spendy. BMW has their own product you can get at the parts counter that is pretty simple and not too expensive.above
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thanks for all the input anymore on the leather masters product?
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we have both leather master and leatherique.

leather master for the day to day and newer leather in my opinion is great stuff, easy to use and leaves no smell and a matte finish.
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thanks for all the input anymore on the leather masters product?
I use the Leather Master Cleaner and Vital Conditioner on my Fox Red. As Phil said, it leaves a nice matte, new-car-like finish. It's easy to use - I use the cleaner every 2 weeks or so, and apply the conditioner about once a month.
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leatherique is great. Just make sure the oil is "steamed" into the leather before you wipe it off with the cleaner. Normally, I keep the car's heater on for 10 minutes before applying the oil to warm and soften the seats. Then after the application, I blow hot air from the vents for another 10 or 15 minutes with all doors closed.
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yup "BMW' all day long for 10% off the total order.
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+1 on Leatherique.

As others said it is time consuming to apply but it is worth the efford/price since you will need to do only it 2-3 times a year.

EDIT - Just realized that this was my 335th post
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Lexol Conditioner and Shampoo are cheap, easy to use, and work very well.
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