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Offline dubber36

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Cleaning pleather
« on: 11 June 2018, 08:06 »
After a few weeks, the dealers 'valeters' applied interior goo is still making the pleather in our Tig shiny. I was hoping it would have worn off by now, but it's still there. What would you recommend to carefully shift this horrible stuff so that I can treat it properly and get it looking and feeling like it should?
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Re: Cleaning pleather
« Reply #1 on: 11 June 2018, 18:48 »
After a few weeks, the dealers 'valeters' applied interior goo is still making the pleather in our Tig shiny. I was hoping it would have worn off by now, but it's still there. What would you recommend to carefully shift this horrible stuff so that I can treat it properly and get it looking and feeling like it should?

Have you tried warm water and detergent (washing up liquid)? And maybe steam cleaning it with a handheld steamer.

Try Gliptone Leather Cleaner which is excellent.  https://www.amazon.co.uk/GLIPTON-Gliptone-Premium-Leather-Intensive/dp/B00CJ9USXY/ref=sr_1_2/261-8968738-8478264?ie=UTF8&qid=1528739148&sr=8-2&keywords=gliptone+leather+cleaner
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Re: Cleaning pleather
« Reply #2 on: 12 June 2018, 08:03 »
I've not tried anything yet. I'm sure the goo is silicone based as it's not dulled one bit. I might have a go with some panel wipe in a discreet area.
Red Mk6 gone replaced with a white Mk7 which has gone too. Green Mk2 here to stay.

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Re: Cleaning pleather
« Reply #3 on: 12 June 2018, 15:14 »
Maybe try All Purp Cleaner diluted (1:10) in a sprayer bottle misted onto a MF cloth. I find this works on most interior issues and is detailers short cut as cheap as chips on product.  :smiley:
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Re: Cleaning pleather
« Reply #4 on: 12 June 2018, 17:03 »
Dodo Juice Supernatural Leather Cleaner works best for me! I have only recently started using this stuff but it works wonders on my interior leather. Also tried it on the case of a vintage pair of binoculars I sold on eBay recently and it brought that up a treat too! Lovely matt finish.

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Re: Cleaning pleather
« Reply #5 on: 13 June 2018, 13:55 »
Id have thought panel wipe and an APC would sort it out as its not real leather.