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      07-06-2012, 03:48 PM   #23
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I wonder if I can use Leatherique on the black vinyl dash or that factory carbon leather trimming it came with.
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      07-06-2012, 07:35 PM   #24
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I decided to take advantage of 111 degree weather here in Az to do my seats, I didn't really think my seats needed it but the after the treatment they look great! I got my Leatherique kit from Amazon.com.
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      07-06-2012, 08:35 PM   #25
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I decided to take advantage of 111 degree weather here in Az to do my seats, I didn't really think my seats needed it but the after the treatment they look great! I got my Leatherique kit from Amazon.com.
nice....how many hours did u set the oil?
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I decided to take advantage of 111 degree weather here in Az to do my seats, I didn't really think my seats needed it but the after the treatment they look great! I got my Leatherique kit from Amazon.com.
nice....how many hours did u set the oil?
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      07-07-2012, 06:07 AM   #27
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Ok i have ocd....... I just applied leatherique again. This time it will sit for 11 hours versus
Six.....im insane. I wonder how it will come out.
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      07-07-2012, 08:46 AM   #28
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took two separate applications to finally get each seat to accept the required 4 oz, applications were set 4 hrs apart and I let it set in for 24 hrs. Only time I can do work outside is 5am for about a hour after that the HEAT IS ON.
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      07-07-2012, 10:41 AM   #29
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Ok i have ocd....... I just applied leatherique again. This time it will sit for 11 hours versus
Six.....im insane. I wonder how it will come out.
Should be good to hear how it comes out. Also, are you going to try it on the carbon fiber leather trim? Not sure it'd be necessary there....
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also depending on the elevation in which the seat is oriented it may be necessary to reapply in certain areas. changing the geometry of the seat in relation to the car helps certain areas of the seat become better moisturized by the oil. like if you come back after 4 hours and you notice that there are some dryer patches than others.... it will be because of their positioning to the seat itself so example given here would be me; my fronto bolster on my seat the first square had after the adjusting well pad is always dryer so I always add a little extra oil there and elevate the seat forward with a little incline forward as well
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      07-07-2012, 11:27 AM   #31
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Ok i have ocd....... I just applied leatherique again. This time it will sit for 11 hours versus
Six.....im insane. I wonder how it will come out.
Should be good to hear how it comes out. Also, are you going to try it on the carbon fiber leather trim? Not sure it'd be necessary there....
I'm currently experimenting on how the oil will effect the vinyl so I decided to start on the passenger side door skin trim
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      07-07-2012, 02:25 PM   #32
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I'm doing my leather shoes next
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      08-31-2012, 07:25 PM   #33
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Finally did this today but lost sun mid-afternoon. Oh well...it needed to be done anyways. I will say I made quite a mess applying the rejuvenator oil. I applied to to the entire seat including the backs of the bolsters and such. Time to use the Pristine Clean to see how it came out. People that were out for walks this afternoon looked at me like I was crazy when I was cutting up garbage bags and putting them around the seats and steering wheel.
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      09-05-2012, 10:04 PM   #34
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Just did mine this past wkend
Pictures depicted passenger's seat treated with Simple Green cleaner and Luxor conditioner


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Just treated mine today. this stuff is great. A lot of work and patience needed to soak in. Messy but well worth it. Seats are softer than before and fixed some bolster wear marks! Very happy with leatherique. Did steering wheel too!
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^ +1. Night and day difference! I should probably apply it again to the passenger seat since it's still a little 'stiff' but it's way better than it was before. Unlike the driver's seat, it's not that broken in...so that's probably part of it. I did everything but the carbon leather trim. The door cards, driver's seat, steering wheel, and shift knob boot are like new! Well worth the effort put in and way better than the Griot's stuff I previously tried.
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Pretty sure the shift boot is synthetic.. Can anyone confirm?
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      09-14-2012, 11:50 AM   #38
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Doesn't matter to me. The instructions says it can be used on vinyl but don't specify if the intent was to direct that at Pristine Clean or not. Some people think the rejuvenator oil is good on dry, interior vinyl pieces while some say they had no luck. Regardless, the boot is far more supple than it was before. I do need to do another application of the Rejuvenator Oil on the passenger seat, though. Luckily, the seat backs are good from the last application so I only have to deal with the cushions. I should be able to make less of a mess this time.
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      09-14-2012, 02:55 PM   #39
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awesome post! my seats are overdue, i was just looking for a post like this!!! thanks!
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      09-16-2012, 08:43 AM   #40
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Looks great!
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Thanks for the informative thread. I was wondering what to use on mine. I'm going to give it a try.
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      10-08-2012, 10:02 AM   #42
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on my list of things to do when the weather gets warmer
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on my list of things to do when the weather gets warmer. Great pix
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Pretty sure the shift boot is synthetic.. Can anyone confirm?

It's leather. Different grade than the seats, but leather.
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