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      03-06-2019, 08:50 AM   #23
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I heard that stuff was a complete scam. Apparently it claims the 'pores need to soak in the moisture' or whatever... unfortunately, dead cow skin doesn't have functional pores, so you are just adding a bunch of chemicals inside it. Why not just use some nice leather cleaner? Chemical guys makes a nice set.
Leatherique has proven results. A quick search on any car forum will show you that.
I did search, and that's when I found multiple posts debunking it's claims of "letting the pores soak it in".... since the "pores" are dead, this is absurd. Searching also yielded the appearance that there are multiple leatherique groupie accounts probably all the same sales person posting the same marketing claims over and over. seems way to sketchy to let an interior be soaked in chemicals and then "bake" in the sun... the results of a few were a horrible, greasy looking mess.
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the results of a few were a horrible, greasy looking mess.
That's because they probably did not do a good job removing it after.

Leatherique and SwissVax is the only leather products I trust.
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I did search, and that's when I found multiple posts debunking it's claims of "letting the pores soak it in".... since the "pores" are dead, this is absurd. Searching also yielded the appearance that there are multiple leatherique groupie accounts probably all the same sales person posting the same marketing claims over and over. seems way to sketchy to let an interior be soaked in chemicals and then "bake" in the sun... the results of a few were a horrible, greasy looking mess.
Greasy mess is because people did not use it properly. I had AMAZING results with Leatherique. I plan on using it at least once a year. Donít bash something you have not used yourself.

BTW Chemical guys are garbage (yes Iíve tried and gave it away)
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Be advised that Leatherique Rejuvenator only works on cars with uncoated leather like that on the M3.

The regular leather that is in most cars is coated with polyurethane. Leatherique will not work on that besides prestine clean for cleaning.

That said, I stick with Leather Masters for my M3. It's pretty good and leaves a matte finish. No need to leave it in the sun etc.
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Leatherique is far from a scam my friend. It's the best.
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I heard that stuff was a complete scam. Apparently it claims the 'pores need to soak in the moisture' or whatever... unfortunately, dead cow skin doesn't have functional pores, so you are just adding a bunch of chemicals inside it. Why not just use some nice leather cleaner? Chemical guys makes a nice set.
Chemical guys leather products are literally a joke.

Many of us have used leatherrique including myself with amazing results.
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I did search, and that's when I found multiple posts debunking it's claims of "letting the pores soak it in".... since the "pores" are dead, this is absurd. Searching also yielded the appearance that there are multiple leatherique groupie accounts probably all the same sales person posting the same marketing claims over and over. seems way to sketchy to let an interior be soaked in chemicals and then "bake" in the sun... the results of a few were a horrible, greasy looking mess.
Also, common misconception is the order in which you use the products.

Conditioner then cleaner. Any real natural leather will yield incredible results with leatherrique.
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+1 for leatherique rejuvenator and pristine clean for steering wheel and all leather in my m3. Works super well.

Even just a quick go with pristine clean is all you really need for majority of the time. Only use rejuvenator once a year or so.
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