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      10-11-2018, 09:27 AM   #1
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What to use to restore the color of black leather in E9x?

There are a couple of small areas (armrest on driver's door, side bolster of seat, etc) where the black leather is starting to wear a bit. Very minor but I'm picky about this type of thing.

Is there any product in particular that's proven to work well in restoring this?
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      10-14-2018, 02:50 AM   #3
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Totally agree with Leatherique. It's affordable and accessible.
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Totally agree with Leatherique. It's affordable and accessible.
Thanks! Which Leatherique product would be best for restoring BMW's black leather? Their website is horrible.
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      10-23-2018, 09:44 PM   #5
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Thanks! Which Leatherique product would be best for restoring BMW's black leather? Their website is horrible.
Check this out: https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768340
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Thanks! Which Leatherique product would be best for restoring BMW's black leather? Their website is horrible.
Check this out: https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=768340
Be very careful, that Phil guy (/// M Power-Belgium) gets one penny for every kit that is sold to an M3post member. I had to PayPal him one before purchasing mine. There's enough for two applications in the smaller kit FYI. Although maybe I do have the larger kit? I'll take a look and see which one I have and edit with the kit#.
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      10-24-2018, 09:46 AM   #7
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Be very careful, that Phil guy (/// M Power-Belgium) gets one penny for every kit that is sold to an M3post member. I had to PayPal him one before purchasing mine. There's enough for two applications in the smaller kit FYI. Although maybe I do have the larger kit? I'll take a look and see which one I have and edit with the kit#.
I did both of my front seats and can probably get 4 more treatments out of small kit
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      10-24-2018, 11:48 AM   #8
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not saying Leatherique is bad product, but they can't really restore color if the leather are worn?

i have tried airbrushing worn / marked part of my bamboo beige seats with matching dye with satisfactory result. i imagine with black seat it will work even better since the issue of new dye not 100% matching the old one should be less of an issue...
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Be very careful, that Phil guy (/// M Power-Belgium) gets one penny for every kit that is sold to an M3post member. I had to PayPal him one before purchasing mine. There's enough for two applications in the smaller kit FYI. Although maybe I do have the larger kit? I'll take a look and see which one I have and edit with the kit#.
Wow! Incredible business partnership! He must've made like a whole dollar by now!
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Had anyone else used this combination?

Step 1 => Leatherique rejuvenator oil
Step 2 => Leatherique prestine clean

Comments on the smell? stain? "slippery" feel to the leather....etc

I agree on the fact Leatherique website sucks!
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Be very careful, that Phil guy (/// M Power-Belgium) gets one penny for every kit that is sold to an M3post member. I had to PayPal him one before purchasing mine. There's enough for two applications in the smaller kit FYI. Although maybe I do have the larger kit? I'll take a look and see which one I have and edit with the kit#.
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I've got some leatherique I'm looking to get rid of. Hit me up if you're interested. I've got the big bottle and it's 3/4 full.
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Thanks, just ordered the leatherique two part kit.. looking forward to trying it out.
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Had anyone else used this combination?

Step 1 => Leatherique rejuvenator oil
Step 2 => Leatherique prestine clean

Comments on the smell? stain? "slippery" feel to the leather....etc

I agree on the fact Leatherique website sucks!
I use this combination on my M-sport seats in my Z4 3.0si. Initially, the Leatherique Rejuvenator will feel sticky, but you have to clean it off with Prestine. With some microfiber, you need to buff off the remaining product from the leather. It really works well.

If you have a lot of cracks that need to be filled, Leatherique does sell color matched paint fillers and from what I've seen from others, those also work well.
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