Leather cleaning

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RayB
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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by RayB » 14 Aug 2015, 16:46

There's loads on the market you just need to make sure it's flexible filler then sand with 1200 grit paper before the dye

I used this stuff

http://www.dynamixdyes.com/flexifill-fl ... r-65-p.asp" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by MIK3 » 14 Aug 2015, 16:53

Thanks. Just placed a order and added some alcohol cleaner and wet and dry

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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by Sunray » 15 Aug 2015, 07:55

Will one BMW EXPRESS LEATHER REPAIR KIT (AIR) be enough for the complete interior? It mentions that the dye is enough to cover only two seat faces.


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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by RayB » 15 Aug 2015, 08:24

It looks like you are paying for the airbrush on that kit so I doubt it would cover much more than what it states.

Whilst you get a better finish with spraying the dye it only works if you're prepared to take the seats out

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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by Sunray » 15 Aug 2015, 09:47

Hm. That makes perfect sense. Thanks Ray. Did you get yours separately? What would you suggest I go for? Never done it before.


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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by RayB » 15 Aug 2015, 10:06

I'm no expert on this subject. If you have cracks then filler and a light sand then dye is the way forward. The dye can be applied by hand if you don't want to take the seats out. Spray finish is more even but as stated you do need to take them out.

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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by Sunray » 15 Aug 2015, 10:47

Thanks Ray. I will take this approach.


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Re: Leather cleaning

Post by evdok » 19 Dec 2015, 10:47

I use this kit, i too have used loads of products but this one works best for me.

https://www.supagardshop.co.uk/car-care ... e-kit.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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