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Re: xymol, lexol, detail questions
I think this only happened if you use the soap but don't get it off
completely--it rots the stiches. If you do a good job of getting it all
off then I think it's OK.
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Frank Amoroso wrote:
> I have heard, though I don't know if it is true, that Lexol will start to
> break down the stitches on the seats. Very easy to use though and works
> nicely on the leather.
> I usually don a set of rubber gloves and grab a jar of Conneley hide food.
> Much more difficult to apply & remove, much thicker than Lexol though.
> Vinylex works very nicely too.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JONATHAN.BRAUER@co.hennepin.mn.us <JONATHAN.BRAUER@co.hennepin.mn.us>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
> Date: Thursday, April 09, 1998 4:50 PM
> Subject: xymol, lexol, detail questions
> >I'm getting ready to detail my recently acquired black 91 90q.
> >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.
> >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.