Leather seat cleaning

brady zq bradyzq at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 13 09:46:23 EST 2006

Wow, Brett, great writeup!

My $0.02CDN: I like Leatherique products ( www.leatherique.com , no 
affiliation, BTW) . They sell kits with their Rejuvenator Oil and Prestine 
Clean products. It's not cheap but it works well.

Another idea on how to help get/keep the seats warm once you've applied 
whatever product you choose to use is to cover the seats with black garbage 
bags after you've applied the product. Then use a hair dryer to heat them 
up. As a bonus, this allows you to drive the car while the seats are being 


>On Dec 11, 2006, at 8:14 PM, Eric Huppert wrote:
> > Need to clean the ECRU seats on my new (to me)96 A6 Avant... Going
> > to play
> > "flip that car" and need to get it cleaned before I dig into the
> > mechanical
> > stuff. Searched the archives for leather cleaning, but not too many
> > hits!
> >
> > The cleaner/conditioner isn't doing such a great job at removing
> > the crud.
> > Owners manual says mild detergent and water. A friend just told me
> > that a
> > car detailer he knows uses a mix of simple green and white ammonia.
> >
> > Will try the soap and water deal tomorrow, but figured I'd poll the
> > collective masses!
> >
> > Thoughts, any BTDT???

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