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    What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    Hi all,
    Just wondering what everyone users for cleaning and conditioning their leather/leatherette/vinyl interiors for their daily drivers.
    I have a new civic with leather seat option.
    I don't think it's "real" leather... anyone able to confirm?

    I know recent new cars have a clear coat on the leather... so I'm not sure if a "conditioner" will really condition my interior?
    I know it will work on old leather where there is no coating remaining and needs to be conditioned/sealed deep into the pores.
    I was looking at products such as Chamberlin and Leather Honey, but seems like overkill since my leather is sealed?

    1) Your choice of leather "Cleaner" and why?
    2) Your choice of leather "Conditioner" and why?

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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    I don't use leather conditioners.

    Instead it's: "Clean and Protect!"
    For those intended purposes, I opt for:
    Leather Master Leather Care Products, Auto Care Master, Leather Master Car Interior Leather Products, leather care, leather cleaner, leather


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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    I don't condition my leather.

    I use WolfGang Cockpit Trim Sealant on my leather to help protect. I just wipe clean with warm water.

    Wolfgang Cockpit Trim Sealant

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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    If you are looking for an all in one

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/...er-lotion.html

    If you are looking for a dedicated cleaner and protectant, then I would have had success with these two

    http://www.autogeek.net/meguiars-d18...r-cleaner.html

    http://www.autogeek.net/cquartz-leather-coating.html

    The one thing I have to say about these two is that once the leather is coated leather cleaner is not really needed. A simple wipedown with a wet microfiber or Meguiar's Quick Interior Detailer is all that is needed. So a gallon of leather cleaner may not be cost effective for you.

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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    I have been using Collinite 855 for a few years now and would not consider anything else with the results that were achieved. A few years ago the steering wheel on my 99 Dodge had the clear wear thru at about the 9 o'clock position which left the raw leather exposed. At that time I was using Lexol that did nothing for this situation and the leather was beginning to wear and look/feel ragged. I tried Duragloss leather treatment which also went nowhere. I then turned to the Collinite which cleaned very well and left a wax coating and also added conditioning to the bare leather. I was worried at the time that I was either going to have to remove the steering wheel and ship it off to have it recovered or buy the leather wrap, neither of which I cared for. To end this long winded story the truck still has the same wheel and there is still no degredation . There is no noticeable difference in appearance between the coated and uncoated sections.

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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    I had pinnacle leather cleaner and conditioner.
    It worked ok, but I really didn't like the smell.

    So, currently I am using Ultima interior shampoo gel for all interior cleaning, but I'm in same boat now, looking for new leather cleaner/conditioner.

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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    I used to use CG leather cleaner and conditioner until I was getting this slippery feeling after I applied it, also the order was a bit strong IMO.
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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    I have a number of different combination leather cleaner conditioners but for ease of use I really like this one step product:

    SONAX Leather Foam Leather Cleaner & Conditioner, Sonax leather cleaner conditioner, sonax leather care
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    Re: What leather Cleaner & Conditioner do you use for Daily Driver and why?

    ^I agree. That's a great product and very easy to use.

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