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Re: xymol, lexol, detail questions

Lexol is the best stuff I've found for leather. First the cleaner and then
the conditioner for good results. The dash I would recommend something
geared more towards vinyl, and I believe those door inserts are actually


JONATHAN.BRAUER@co.hennepin.mn.us wrote:

> I'm getting ready to detail my recently acquired black 91 90q.
> Exterior:
> PO used Xymol. I haven't used Xymol before; I hear that it's a pain in
> the butt to use. Any major disadvantages to using a different kind of
> wax instead? I've used Meguire's #26 paste on my red VW and have been
> happy with the results, but from what I understand Meguire's is a
> carnauba wax and Xymol isn't (I may be wrong). Bad to mix?
> btw anybody used that clay stuff I see in the Griot's Garage catalog?
> Worth it? What the heck is it? This is the first black car I've owned
> and I'm very paranoid about swirl marks etc -- car looks pretty good
> now (considering the age) and I don't want to screw it up.
> Interior:
> Lexol: again, I haven't used it, but I hear it's _the_ stuff to use on
> leather. I'm OK using it, but re: the dash and door areas-- are these
> leather and/or is it OK to use the Lexol cleaner and conditioner on
> these areas?
> Thanks much for any tips.
> --Jonathan