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post #1 of 4 Old 11-19-2011, 02:21 PM Thread Starter
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Saddle Nappa Leather

I want to condition the saddle leather seats on my new 2011 JGC Overland Summit. Any recommendations as to what conditioner to use?

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post #2 of 4 Old 11-20-2011, 10:25 AM
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Seat Treatment

With the perforated leather in an Overland, you need to use a non cream treatment. Otherwise the perforations will clog and they will look dreadful. I use Zymol. It does give leather a slight sheen. The sheen can be buffed off. Any remaining sheen will disappear after a few days. Be careful around the embossed stitching with an oil based treatment as it will soak into the thread. After 2 months the leather seats are softing up and feel great.
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post #3 of 4 Old 11-20-2011, 11:09 AM
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General use will soften them up too. We have 12,500 miles on the overland now and the seats have never been conditioned. They are nice and smooth, I just keep them clean. Conditioner has its pros and cons. The big con I hate is the shine it leaves, I like the leather to have a dull surface to it. I like the whole interior to be like that except for the chrome and wood grain, that's why I never use armor all or any other dressing either.

The Orvis has been neglected and needs help. Back on here after a long time. Time to research some help haha
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post #4 of 4 Old 11-20-2011, 01:06 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah I'm with you. I hate the greasy look. I'll try the Zymol. Thanks guys!
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