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      09-24-2018, 07:22 PM   #1
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Cleaning and maintaining perforated seats

What products do you recommend to clean and condition perforated seats? I donít want to clog up the holes. Probably also as important, what application method? Wondering if their is a spray type product?

Iím used to solid leather seats and just gooped on cleaner with a small rag. Probably not the right approach here.

Oh, to top it off I have the white / ivory seats and they definitely need some TLC.

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      10-01-2018, 08:19 AM   #2
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I'm in for answers as well! I just bought a 2013 M5 with Silverstone interior. It's in decent shape but needs some leather cleaning and then conditioning as time goes on.

On my current M5 (a 2000) I use a product called Leather Stuff. It smells good and seems to work Ok. Before I go using the same stuff (no pun intended) I'd like to hear what others have used.
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      10-01-2018, 09:48 AM   #3
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Dr. Leather wipes are excellent

http://www.drleather.com/Leather-Cleaners.aspx
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      10-02-2018, 12:55 PM   #4
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Dr. Leather wipes are excellent

http://www.drleather.com/Leather-Cleaners.aspx
Going to give these a try, the silverstone leather is stunning when clean.
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Going to give these a try, the silverstone leather is stunning when clean.
I used them on my Silverstone and they look fantastic, just read the instructions.
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I used Sonax Leather Foam cleaner with a Leather Brush. Then top if off with Sonax Leather Care Cream. Not sticky and leaves a Matte finish.
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Is anybody out there using Chemical Guys leather cleaner, conditioner, and serum on the perforated portion of the seats? I'm close to buying a 2013 M5 with champagne interior.
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Need to do my seats and steering wheel as starting to have a shine on them, got some stuff in the garage but surely all leather cleaners and conditioners are all the same.
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Is anybody out there using Chemical Guys leather cleaner, conditioner, and serum on the perforated portion of the seats? I'm close to buying a 2013 M5 with champagne interior.
I have on my e90 M3 and it's decent, but prob not as good as sonax stuff.
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Dr. Leather wipes are excellent

http://www.drleather.com/Leather-Cleaners.aspx
I love their products. I wish we could get a US distributor. Last I checked there is not one.
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perhaps apply cquartz leather coating?
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      02-19-2019, 02:27 PM   #12
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Recently treated my merino leather and steering wheel with a non expensive leather cleaner and restorer cream combined and well worth it resulting in a more supple feel.When doing the steer wheel avoid putting the cream on the coloured M thread.
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avoid hitting the holes in the leather, do not spray directly into any part of perforated seats. spray the cleaner into a microfiber and apply that way, you will never get it out of the holes once its in there.

also, you'd benefit from doing this in the sun, or at least plug in a charger for your battery and run the heated seated, it will open the leather up some and allow more conditioner to be soaked into the leather.

with the steering wheel, same thing, spray into a microfiber and clean, DO NOT hit the stitching on the wheel with the cleaner, it will discolor, and look like snit over time.
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Exactly what it's written above. Do not apply/spray directly onto the seat. Apply/spray onto microfiber towel, spread it around and then wipe
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I had my seats steam cleaned by a mobile detail guy, they look like new and cool better then before.
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