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Offline pwtomhave

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Refurbish Leather Seats
« on: October 10, 2017, 02:05:18 PM »
I recently bought a 91 Brougham with Carmine Red Leather interior.  No tears in the seats but a lot of small cracking.  This is my first "project car" i have ever bought and I am looking for recommendations on a good product to redo the seats.

Offline 35-709

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2017, 05:53:18 PM »
Seems everybody and his brother has a leather cleaning, rejuvenating, protectant product, some not so good.  Leatherique is recommended by the RROC (Rolls Royce Owners Club) and is what I use (FWIW).  Just recently used the full Leatherique process on my 2007 Cadillac CTS salvage yard front seats to be installed in my 1950 Jaguar Mark V Saloon resto-mod, they came out nearly as new.   the 2006 CTS seats in Big Red will soon receive the Leatherique Pristine Clean and Rejuvenator process when the Jag is finished and I have some time.

http://www.leatherique.com/products.html
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Offline David Greenburg

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2017, 06:52:37 PM »
X2 for Leatherique.  More labor-intensive that the typical spray and wipe stuff, but it does a great job.
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Offline gary griffin

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2017, 10:44:42 AM »
Years ago I was in the Jaguar club and "Hide Food" was the recommended product. It revitalized old leather quite well as I recall.

I got tired of dealing with the "Prince of darkness"  AKA Lucas electrical systems. so left Jaguar behind decades ago!
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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2017, 06:15:26 PM »
All that is left of my Jaguar is the original body.  Lucas was one of the first to go --- there is a very long list of Lucas electric jokes.   ;D
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Offline Jeepers Creepers

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2017, 11:14:51 PM »
Like the one that Lucas invented intermitted wipers...... they didn't mean too, it just happened that way. ;D 
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Offline mario

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2017, 11:33:57 PM »
http://www.mez.co.uk/lucas.html
Enjoy.
ciao,
Mario caimotto
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Offline StevenTuck

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2017, 06:14:05 AM »
I have used www.leathertouchupdye.com with good results.
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Offline Caddyjack

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Re: Refurbish Leather Seats
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2017, 10:19:55 AM »
If you're not in need of adding color, I have had excellent results using a baseball glove conditioner:

https://www.amazon.com/Wilson-Pro-Stock-Glove-Conditioner/dp/B0000ARCTM
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