What's the best product to keep leather soft and supple?
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    What's the best product to keep leather soft and supple?

    I was just wondering what products have worked well in keeping your leather seats soft and conditioned. Please share your recommendations.

    Thanks

    Chad

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    All I can say is to condition the heck out of it. I see so many cars with the leather cracked and dry. I have had my passat for 4 years and it is really smooth and nice. A tiny bit of cracking on the drivers seat to the left, but other then that looks almost new. I condition the leather all the time however.

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    meguiar's gold class leather conditioner, works well and has a great scent, leaves a non-shiny/non-greasy finish.

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    Choice #1: Leatherique
    Choice #2: Lexol

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    Read there. Super critical detailing pros on that forum the write ups are quality through and through much like the products they sell.

    Don't just condition. Clean .. then condition.

    Its like waxing your dirty car.. no wash , no polish.. just seal all the dirt in I assume ?

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    I use Guardsman..in my car and in my living room

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    Bump for Lexol conditioner. Introduced to me by a friend who used it on saddles!

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    This is all I've used on my ride.

    Lederpflege (Leather Cleaner/Conditioner),

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    I have always used Lexol with good results.

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    I am going to order some Leatherique for $50 and test it out on my moms 1991 saab...(i use that car as a test car ) Anyone else have any experiences with this stuff?

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    Quote Originally Posted by InkBlue
    I am going to order some Leatherique for $50 and test it out on my moms 1991 saab...(i use that car as a test car ) Anyone else have any experiences with this stuff?
    I do. It's a good product, but it sure as hell isn't worth $50 for two bottles. Here's my review:

    http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=1010583

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    Quote Originally Posted by scotty_passat
    meguiar's gold class leather conditioner, works well and has a great scent, leaves a non-shiny/non-greasy finish.
    I second Meguiar's!


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    hoypinoy, it looks like your leather is sagging off of the seats! (rear) my seats are still stretched tight across the frames after 56,000 miles. i'd say this vw leather is holding up pretty well.

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