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Old 06-28-2004, 06:04   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone treat or otherwise protect their leather wheels, gear knobs etc? I would guess that they would be more open to damage than seats, because of the constant skin contact and associated skin oils and the like.

Any good products or techniques?

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Old 06-28-2004, 06:14   #2 (permalink)
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I dont do anything to my steering wheel etc, but on my seats & gearknob boot i use mothers leather prtoector once a month, nice lint free cloth to put it on leave for about 10 mins whislt doing other seats by the time i have done the seats its time to start taking it off again, another lint free cloth will take it off, would just be the same for steering wheel etc i would say

Obviously be careful as its going to be shiny and slippery after you have done this, so a bit of care might be needed when going for the first drive after

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I use saddle soap every six months then leather dressing.
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i use moran leather cleaner, the a generous helping of moran leather milk. Not cheap, but its good
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SO you have put your moran lounge in the car?
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lol not quite. i couldnt be bothered going out and buying leatehr cleaner, so i raided the kitchen cupboard, and low and behold some moran leather treatment packs. After i dumped 1/2 a bottle of conditioner onto the leather i noticed the price tag. Lucky i didnt pay for it. My couch is a tad dry now tho (all out of conditioner ehheheh)
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Hahahah, it all comes down to which do you use more, the car seats or the lounge suite.
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Well,

my car
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i know which one i care for more
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i use stuff that the detailers at work use, its called crystal elements leather protector/cleaner, good stuff, not sure if you can get it from autobarn etc.
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Thank y'all for the info, appreciate it.

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