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      03-09-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
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How often do you condition your leather?

Also, I would like to know what is the recommendation on how often you should condition the leather?
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      03-10-2009, 12:09 PM   #2
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I usually do it 3-4 times a year. Depends how much time I spend in the car. I primarily drive on the weekends only. Not a big issue for me. The car is garaged also.
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      03-10-2009, 11:07 PM   #3
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2-3 times a year for me. I've used Lexol leather cleaner and Lexol conditioner for the past few years and it's done well for me.
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      03-15-2009, 07:27 AM   #4
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2-3 times a year for me. I've used Lexol leather cleaner and Lexol conditioner for the past few years and it's done well for me.
Once a week for me, on my daily driver.
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One time a year is good enough for mine.
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      03-27-2009, 09:05 PM   #6
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Usually once a month. daily driver
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      03-27-2009, 09:54 PM   #7
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Once a week? lol

Holy waste of product batman!
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      03-27-2009, 11:03 PM   #8
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My 335i is my daily driver that I condition roughly about once a month with chemical guys leather conditioner to get the new AMAZING smell back it in. I absolutely love it!
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Once a week? lol

Holy waste of product batman!
Yeah, I like the smell and feel. And besides, once a week the driver's seat does get a little bit dirty and so it requires cleaning followed by conditioning
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Is that what kids are calling it these days?

That's faptastic.
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My seats are grey and they show dirt really easy so I clean and condition with Lexol every other week or as needed The smell of conditioner makes it smell new.
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Every day or after every drive.

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Every two months.
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hey guys, just wondering what would be a good product for conditioning your leather seat?
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i use the poorboys leather stuff about once every couple of months, but mines not a daily driver. you should do it about that especially if its sunny all the time. i like the poorboys because it doesnt leave the leather all shiny and it makes it smell like new.
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hey guys, just wondering what would be a good product for conditioning your leather seat?
Mr. Spanky's Jizzle Juice is supposed to be excellent. I hear it makes the interior smell like a fresh summer rain.
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