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The black leather on the side panel of the driver's seat is showing wear - see pic. I don't want to condition the leather until I know if I need to fill the cracks or redye the panel. The rest of the leather is great.
Any advice would be welcome, perhaps with a product recommendation.
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Hi Guys
The black leather on the side panel of the driver's seat is showing wear - see pic. I don't want to condition the leather until I know if I need to fill the cracks or redye the panel. The rest of the leather is great.
Any advice would be welcome, perhaps with a product recommendation.
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Thanks guys.
I came across an old shoe repair shop the other day and showed the ancient chap behind the counter my picture he suggested this black cream.
https://www.monsieurchaussure.com/en/shoe-polish/famaco-shoe-polish/famaco-shoe-cream/famaco-black-shoe-cream.html
It cost $5.
The cracked leather panel came up nicely but I had to do all the seats as the color didn't quite match - on a 18 year old car. After the black cream I used Mothers Leather Conditioner. It looks good but I think I may have to do it on a regular basis to keep the leather soft.
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Leather feed, use over several days to feed the dryness. I use motorcycle jacket stuff because I had it left over. Then I used Kiwi liquid shoe polish, a quick brush over and wipe off, several times to get the colour matched.
@55russamg - for some reason the screenshot you attached is borked. I get redirected to a page that tells me I'm 'not authorised' to view that picture. Me of all people!! :x
I too have a driver's bolster that is cracking:
seatbolster.jpg

I'll see if I can find something to feed the leather. Tell me. Is there a risk, when putting black liquid polish on the seat, of eventually staining the seat of your pants at all?? :surprise::surprise:

One also wonders what to do about the leather on the steering wheel though??
Steeringwheelleather.jpg

Should one feed that too? Is there a danger that the leather would lose it's grip at all?
 

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That link doesn't work for me either. It was probably a picture of Kiwi black polish.
I only really use it on the bolster and I apply and rub off several times to build the colour slowly. Mine had a very dry area when I bought it.
I fed it several times leaving it to soak in over a number of short periods. When it felt soft again I applied the liquid polish. Doing a light coat and then a wipe off, etc.
 

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Look at Forensic detailing on you tube.
The guy can talk but he tells you how to clean your leather steering wheel.
In theory the leather should be slightly Matt.
 
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