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 Post subject: Removing Sheen from leather
PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:23 pm 
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It looks like some previous cleaning work done to the 997 has used a very oily shiny coating on the leather and I want to try to take the shine away and bring it back to a more natural look.

does anyone know of any products that do this job?


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 Post subject: Re: Removing Sheen from leather
PostPosted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:31 pm 
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very gentle with a magic sponge should sort that out

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:11 pm 
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Ive bought some magic sponges after watching many you tube videos about them, so thanks muchly for that


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Warm water with a tiny bit of stardrops works like a charm!


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A wet leather cleaner works, one that you have to dilute and use a strong brush to scrub it clean.

Then a leather balm to nourish and give you that leather smell.

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ive bought the autoglym leather cleaning kit as results look good on you tube, ive yet to decide whether i want to use the protection layer in case it goes too shiny. the leather is actually in very good condition in most areas, just a couple of places where its gone greasy and after seeing a 997 with much less shiny leather i wanted to try to return mine to that look.

A nice job for a sunny afternoon in the spring!


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this is what i bought, not too expensive although more expensive than most of the ideas on you tube

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01MSYLF07/ ... UTF8&psc=1

I believe most were recommending laundry detergent diluted.

this is for a once over restore clean as opposed to something i want to do regularly.


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These -> https://www.cleanyourcar.co.uk/dr-leather-advanced-cleaning-wipes

Simple to use, work really well and convenient too.

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