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What are you guys using on your seats?
 

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What are you guys using on your seats?
I have used Leatherique in the past, but prefer to use Lexol. Caveat, the leather has generally been in decent condition (no rips, splits, surface dye intact). I apply a thin coat 2-3 times a year, then buff with terry cloth towels. HTH
 

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I still haven’t found a product I really love yet. I’ve tried higher end products like zaino, autoglym, gliptone, etc.

truthfully I liked cheap turtle wax the best . I still have Connolly hide food and griots which I haven’t tried yet
 

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NIVEA Creme - a German skin creme that the Porsche folks found to work really well on leather. Be warned - NIVEA is available world-wide, made in several different countries. The "Made in Germany" version, and only the "Made in Germany" version contains the same ingredients that the Porsche folks preferred. This was widely discussed on this Forum as well a few years ago.

 

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The wife's S500 is getting new front seats, courtesy of Lseat.com, because the factory leather finally split pretty badly. Seems even Leatherique couldn't save it in the end, and yes, it was pretty far gone.

We'll see how the Lseat ones end up when they arrive.
 

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A very very long time ago I was a Jaguar enthusiast and used to hire out my white XJ6 for weddings. It had dark brown leather which showed up the white dresses in the photos, so I always drove the bride. Everyone who ever got in the Jag, and now my S500L, always comment on how nice it smells.
The trick is to use Gliptone Leather Conditioner. As well as protecting the leather and making it supple, it adds that Old World Gentlemen's Club leather aroma. It is not over-powering, just pleasant.
Once a year I give the seats a treat, and after applying a liberal coating of Gliptone, I cover the seats in clear wrap for a day or so. My seats are sill like new and so soft.
SWMBO even uses it on her leather handbags which probably cost more than my car.
 

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Yeah my leather is in great condition as well. I’ve never been an interior guy until now that I’ve did a swap.

Im going to try everybody’s suggestions and post them all here for future reference to someone else
 

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not easy for me cause i'm french but i wash leather once a year with black soap, and i only put on some oil used for saddles 2 times a year. After 2O years i have no problem
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^^ Where did you get that video display for the rear seats? And how would I go about getting one?
 

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After 20years? Now that is impressive indeed. I will look up that Saddle conditioner as well.
 

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no it s just aftermarket, with wires installed to be stealths and easily removable.
like this model.


I meant the screen at the back of your center console . That was a European only Mercedes option
 

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That was a European only Mercedes option
I have the whole chebang in that Donor Car W220 I'm breaking up, including the Remote Control, Grey Coloured Trim ;)

Might be useful for someone on here, ( @cowboyt ), ??????????????
Be a while before I get it all stripped out including the Wiring and Module ;)

No good to me as my S Class now has Android and "Factory Fit" Rear DVD Headrests with DVB-TV, IR Headphones and Game Controllers that I added ;)
 

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Yeah you can buy the two screens he has on the headrest and have it wired in like updated factory sets. It would make the car the ultimate grand tourer
 

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Yeah, the "factory fit" headrests would be even better.
 
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