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      12-15-2017, 12:50 AM   #1
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Saggy Leather Seats + remove interior detailer

I just bought an used 2012 f30 335...

the driver seat has 2 shiny "dents" where your butt would sit... (they look really bad)

is there a way to fix this? i googled around but no definite answers


aside from that...

anyone know whats the best way to remove that shiny oily film that dealers put to "detail / shine" the interior? it smells horrible and everything feels oily and nasty....
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"Shiny" comes from oils & dirt, so a good cleaning will help. Following that with a conditioner might help with the dents, unless there is damage to the seat padding.
Many here are happy with Chemical Guys products, and Leather Master products have a great reputation.
http://www.chemicalguys.com/Leather_...ioner_s/14.htm
https://www.amazon.com/Leather-Maste...%2B+Protection
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I just bought an used 2012 f30 335...

the driver seat has 2 shiny "dents" where your butt would sit... (they look really bad)

is there a way to fix this? i googled around but no definite answers


aside from that...

anyone know whats the best way to remove that shiny oily film that dealers put to "detail / shine" the interior? it smells horrible and everything feels oily and nasty....
I need to know how to remove the oily substance from my "new" 2011 Odyssey as well......
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I need to know how to remove the oily substance from my "new" 2011 Odyssey as well.
Have you tried a leather cleaner, or dilute all-purpose cleaner?
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Have you tried a leather cleaner, or dilute all-purpose cleaner?
OK, I am going to try diluted simple green when I have a chance. thanks!
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I have Sonax leather cleaner... but for a lot of jobs I use Mothers VLR - it's the only thing I found to remove kids sun lotion! That and a micro fiber cloth.
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