Leather cleaning

Raul_sbd

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Hello guys,

I have the S line leather/cloth combination. I would like to know what do you use to treat/maintain the leather?

Many thanks
 

musicegbdf

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Gtechniq L1 here for the leather
 

Gazjs

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Dr Leather wipes are nice and handy for maintenance cleans.
 

jassyo06

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Furniture clinic..... Great product great value easy to apply
 

jassyo06

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After cleaning put on some Gliptone conditioner, that stuff has been around for over 50 years for a reason, its amazing.
Well furniture clinic has been going for longer.... :slap:Lol
 

Bittern

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I use Audi's own leather cleaner, just rub it in and leave it. I know its great because it brings the leather back to life and gives it that dark grey colour not that dried out grey look it had before putting it on. Plus it gives the inside that "new car" leather smell.

I did the whole of the inside yesterday(well the leather bits)
 

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Bittern

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Just took a quick pic of my leather bits on my seats to give you an example what the Audi leather cleaner does(as said I did mine yesterday)
 

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Kasper598

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the key is to simply wipe it down from general dust on regular occasion, using a damp cloth. You can use a few drops of regular liquid dishwashing soap (not dishwasher type), then condition only about once per year. You do not need to condition leather often at all unless you have a convertible or your live in a very warm, dry climate. Leather should be treated naturally as close as you can...be conservative on the products that you use.
 

RS3 S.

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Is the leather not "coated" in Audi like most other makes?.
 

Raul_sbd

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Just took a quick pic of my leather bits on my seats to give you an example what the Audi leather cleaner does(as said I did mine yesterday)
Just bough the original Audi Leather cleaner.. to give it a go.. i will report back ;)

My car will b 1 year old in July.. any idea how ofter i need to apply the leather care product?

Many thanks
 

Scottk

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My car is just over 2 years and 44k miles. I wipe with Dr. Leather wipes about 3-4 times per year and the seats are like new.
 

WarwickL

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Is the leather not "coated" in Audi like most other makes?.

Indeed it is coated.

However, quality auto leather cleaners and conditioners can still migrate through that layer to nourish the leather.

However, generally, there is no need to for such conditioners, just a gentle cleanse with a damp MF cloth.
 

jassyo06

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Indeed it is coated.

However, quality auto leather cleaners and conditioners can still migrate through that layer to nourish the leather.

However, generally, there is no need to for such conditioners, just a gentle cleanse with a damp MF cloth.

As far as leather conditioners go,you only get what you pay for. Good ones cost, also a good conditioner will reduce friction on the seating area,ie less friction less wear...but we are talking Audi A3/S3 here which is beyond help no matter what you use,l am afraid to say
 

OliS3

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After cleaning put on some Gliptone conditioner, that stuff has been around for over 50 years for a reason, its amazing.

Infact I heard Jassy was now using it as a suntan lotion as it kept him looking so youthful...
Gliptone for me as well, used it on my last few cars. Cleans well, smells great and the conditioner leaves the leather feeling and looking forward great

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WarwickL

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As far as leather conditioners go,you only get what you pay for. Good ones cost, also a good conditioner will reduce friction on the seating area,ie less friction less wear...but we are talking Audi A3/S3 here which is beyond help no matter what you use,l am afraid to say

I don't want anything left on the PU coated leather

I also don't want a low friction finish

Others might like silicon for a ripper frictionless finish, no thanks

:D

Wow, some people love spending money on pointless products
 

jassyo06

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I don't want anything left on the PU coated leather

I also don't want a low friction finish

Others might like silicon for a ripper frictionless finish, no thanks

:D

Wow, some people love spending money on pointless products

You try keeping lunar silver leather spotless mate trust me it ain't easy and in the case of Audi's leather every little helps
 

S32B

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You try keeping lunar silver leather spotless mate trust me it ain't easy and in the case of Audi's leather every little helps
Big question is: Would you get lunar silver again?
 

jassyo06

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Big question is: Would you get lunar silver again?
In a new York minute, SS seat's next time though but not in lunar silver,black with red stitching or rotor grey.
Not keen on super sport seats in Lunar silver leather
 
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