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      08-02-2011, 02:55 PM   #10
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Drives: 2008 BMW 135i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: NJ, NYC, Baltimore

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Originally Posted by tanik310 View Post
looks good
what do you use to clean the leather? and how often?
about once a month i wipe down both front seats with armor all leather wipes, and every 6 months I do the same to the back seats (nobody really goes back there!) Also, once a year I have the car detailed including full leather cleaning/conditioning. The only real wear (actual creases in the leather) is on the outer "wing" on the bottom of the driver seat itself. The side bolsters are almost brand new looking, and the rest of the seat IS brand new looking. The color of my coral red leather has not faded at all. Overall, after 3 years, it looks better than the Equus' <6 month old seat from this article:

Year 1 of the 1