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Old 01-24-19, 04:26 PM
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Getting ready to do a major leather cleaning and conditioning job and found this on chemical guys site. Does anyone have a favorite leather cleaning kit or product that they recommend?

Job Plan:
1. Clean leather and all interior leather pieces thoroughly
2. Apply a leather lotion / conditioner
3. Apply a leather protectant for final stage

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Woolite diluted 10:1 with warm water. Use a terry cloth to clean the seats and then dry them. Lexus seats have a thin clear coat applied to them so most leather products won't do much as the surface is sealed. For weekly or monthly cleaning just use a damp cloth. Use diluted woolite only to get rid of stubborn dirt. These tips are from a guy who refinishes Lexus leather seats for a big dealter in Orlando.
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Originally Posted by nsaldanh View Post
Woolite diluted 10:1 with warm water. Use a terry cloth to clean the seats and then dry them. Lexus seats have a thin clear coat applied to them so most leather products won't do much as the surface is sealed. For weekly or monthly cleaning just use a damp cloth. Use diluted woolite only to get rid of stubborn dirt. These tips are from a guy who refinishes Lexus leather seats for a big dealter in Orlando.
I wonder if this would work to remove the blue jean stains on my tan seats.
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Leatherique.


Completely transformed my Ferrari’s interior and I use it on all of my Lexuses, too.

Rejuvenator Oil and Pristine Clean.

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I wonder if this would work to remove the blue jean stains on my tan seats.
Yes it does. I have to keep doing that for my wife's car. She wears jeans often and the color keeps coming off. Be gentle though as its easy to damage the leather.
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Originally Posted by nsaldanh View Post
Woolite diluted 10:1 with warm water. Use a terry cloth to clean the seats and then dry them. Lexus seats have a thin clear coat applied to them so most leather products won't do much as the surface is sealed. For weekly or monthly cleaning just use a damp cloth. Use diluted woolite only to get rid of stubborn dirt. These tips are from a guy who refinishes Lexus leather seats for a big dealter in Orlando.
I used 5:1 Woolite (actually used Dollar Store Brand) and I was amazed at the results. This is our second ES 350 with Parchment Interior and was not happy with the surface of the seats on our 2013 and now 2015 and they now look great. I own a stable of classic cars, some with coated leather ('93 Corvette 40th Anniversary Convertible) and cannot think of a better product to use. There are a few YT videos posted in the Detailing section of CL to view.

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I wonder if this would work to remove the blue jean stains on my tan seats.
Yes, The Woolite solution removed the blue jean transfer stain. I tried not to be aggressive, so it took two applications, using a horsehair brush. Be patient and take your time.
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Originally Posted by gamma742 View Post
I wonder if this would work to remove the blue jean stains on my tan seats.
My 2013 was a Satin Cashmere with Parchment seats. I had the same problem and question when I noticed my blue jeans were staining the light colored seats. Posting on here another member suggested Ultima Interior Shampoo. I tried it and the rest is history. It removed the blue stains (and just about anything else!) and I use it exclusively for the leather in my car.
I am very particular with all my vehicles - all 5... and only use the very best products regardless of cost. I suggest you try this and let us know how you make out. GOOD LUCK!

I own no stock nor have any family members associated with Ultima.
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Zaino leather cleaner followed up by leather in a bottle. Both cost less than $25 and takes five minutes to do both. Smells like new leather again.
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I have used Zaino Products, including the leather cleaner/conditioner, for about 20 years now. You can talk to Sal Zaino, chemist and show car owner (At one time). He will explain
your cars chemical makeup to you. How there is no "paint" anymore, it is all chemicals now...basically a polymere coating and how your leather works.
The smell of the Zaino Leather is maybe the best part.
Here is a review which tells the story better than I could and I agree with it 100%.
http://forum.roadfly.com/threads/101...r-quick-review

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i'm using this currently:
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not bad, although i don't really like the smell all that much. it's sort of a creamy smell.
But it did clean my seats instantly, so there's that
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Originally Posted by bc6152 View Post
My 2013 was a Satin Cashmere with Parchment seats. I had the same problem and question when I noticed my blue jeans were staining the light colored seats. Posting on here another member suggested Ultima Interior Shampoo. I tried it and the rest is history. It removed the blue stains (and just about anything else!) and I use it exclusively for the leather in my car.
I am very particular with all my vehicles - all 5... and only use the very best products regardless of cost. I suggest you try this and let us know how you make out. GOOD LUCK!

I own no stock nor have any family members associated with Ultima.

I ordered some of this Ultima Interior Shampoo online. I let you know how it turns out.
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Originally Posted by bc6152 View Post
My 2013 was a Satin Cashmere with Parchment seats. I had the same problem and question when I noticed my blue jeans were staining the light colored seats. Posting on here another member suggested Ultima Interior Shampoo. [...]

I own no stock nor have any family members associated with Ultima.
That, my friend, is the fullest disclosure I've ever seen on an internet forum.
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