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Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 1:49 pm 
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I have marks on the head rests,door trims & seats how do you get stains & marks off I have tried nifty with no luck & the other question in the drivers seat in most fairmonts/fairlanes is the leather cracks is this due to that seat being used the most?

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 2:27 pm 
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NIFTI ?!!?!?!

please dont use that near your leather interior again.

Use something like meguiars , bowdens, mothers vynal / leather cleaner. They clean, and puts moisture back into the leather.

Dont use armor all , as it actually dries out the surface, and leads to cracking.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 2:40 pm 
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Exactly!
The dont crack just because of excessive use, but partly as they arent looked after, treated and maintained properly!
A good leather cleaner/moisturiser can make a huge difference in the leather look and feel!
I use meguiars lately and it makes them feel very soft and look brand new!
Nothing worse than shabby leather IMHO..

PS: dont experiment with things such as nifty or whatnot as you could damage the leather beyond repair - just stick to the stuff that works, off the shelf products are the way to go.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 2:41 pm 
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I have used "Mr Muscle" spray, NOT the oven cleaner.

Comes in a trigger pack, like Exitmould.

This removes stains, dirt and grease etc very well, and then give it a good polish with any of the polishes xr8chic has recommended.

It ends up looking almost like new.

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 3:26 pm 
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By coincidence I have just come back in from treating the leather in my EL Ghia. I used some Meguiars Rich Leather Wipes ( 25 in a pack ) on every single square inch of leather, regardless if it would be exposed to the sun or not. Took me a while trying to be thorough but I think it was worth it considering how freaking harsh the UV gets.
I now have a nice after smell too!

 

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Posted: Sat Jan 01, 2005 4:45 pm 
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I use Mothers leather rejuvinator and it does a good job!

 

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Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2005 6:13 pm 
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Megauris Leather Cleaner is the stuff I use - good for the centre console lid as well. If you have one of those owners manuals log book case, you can use some of the cleaner on that, it has a leather surface.

 

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