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Old 02-24-2006, 12:47 AM
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My x5 is a year old now and its starting to show some dark spots on the driver arm rest areas..i frequently use Zymol cleaner but it doesnt seem to clean this up...Its just normal wear areas on the driver side...any suggestions?
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Old 02-24-2006, 01:09 AM
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Try a 7 parts water 1 part woollite solution on the seats. I use thisallthe time ith just a terry cloth or if its bad a brush and it makes them look brand new. Follow that with a good conditioner and you will be good to go.
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Here's another tip. FWIW, I have sand beige seats. I use the following products depending on the season - Leatherique Pristine Clean & Rejuvinator. I usually do 2 deep cleanings/condition a year. In between that, it's just water or Griots Interior Cleaner. Griots Interior Cleaner is a ++++. It's the only product I use from them other than their $$$ car wash.

Anyhow, the trick is a BHB (board hair brush) IMO. I've always just used a nappy terry when cleaning the leather BUT you would be amazed by a brush type product can do.

My regimine is to vacume the seats thorougly, even using the fingers to split the creases open, etc to get it real clean. Hell, I even recline the seats backwards, tilt, etc. The BRUSH IS KEY IMO. Spray whatever cleaner you are using and just gently use the brush to agitate. It scrubs the leather much better than just using a towel to rub IMO. It's the only way I clean the seats since trying this method and seeing the difference !
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Try a 7 parts water 1 part woollite solution on the seats. I use thisallthe time ith just a terry cloth or if its bad a brush and it makes them look brand new. Follow that with a good conditioner and you will be good to go.
Might be good to use that solution on your elbows as well. Sorry I couldn't resist.
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Anyhow, the trick is a BHB (board hair brush) IMO.
Would that be a Boar (as in pig) hair brush?
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Would that be a Boar (as in pig) hair brush?
Not trying to hijack this thread, but the one thing I remember from watching curling in last week's Olympics were the brooms were made of pig's hair.
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I have been very successful in using Mr. Cleaner Scrub bars. It does a good job, but just remember to put on the conditioner afterwards.
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