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Old 11-05-18, 12:24 AM
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New 2013 GS 350 owner here with luxury package that included flaxen semi-aniline leather, wood/leather steering etc. Just wondering what the dash material is. Not sure if it is leather or synthetic. Trying to determine best maintenance for interior materials.
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It looks like leather but does not really feel like leather, it is rougher then the seats, more grain. It could be leather but I would not be surprised if it is not leather and just some sort of a imitation. I just wipe it down with whoolite water mixture and put Aerospace 303 on it.
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Its not leather, its an imitation leather.
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Old 11-05-18, 08:07 PM
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Thanks. Yeah, the dash material is kind of spongy like foam that doesn't give the impression of leather or at least not genuine leather, maybe bonded leather.

I've been using 303 Aerospace for some time in other cars, mostly on vinyl & plastic, and was wondering if that was good to use so I will probably use it. Some say 303 Aerospace would be ok for finished leather like semi-aniline for UV protection. Anyone use it for that?

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Its fine for leather, the leather has a plastic top coat.
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I use 303 on everything, can't go wrong even on tires.
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