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    hi, im trying to soften the grey leather seats in my 2002 330d m sport.
    after buying the car a couple of weeks ago i cleaned the leather thoroughly using autoglym leather cleaner then the day after i used autoglym leather balm conditioner and the results are very good indeed.
    my question is - is there a way to make the seats even softer ? they are quite soft now but i would like to get them extra soft, anyone know how ?
     
     

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    clean them thoroughly with gliptone leather cleaner, a damp microfibre cloth and a soft bristle nail brush..

    once that's been done apply a good 3 or 4 coats of gliptone leather conditioner.. the leather will absorb the conditioner but just keep applying it until it saturates the leather then buff it off with a dry plush microfibre towel..

    if this doesn't leave your seats soft and smooth nothing will.. the autoglym products are not a patch on the gliptone stuff
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    lexol leather cleaner and conditioner is pretty good too,

    there is no reall way to make it softer than cleaning and conditioning
     
     

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    i dont really like the gliptone stuff, the conditioner stinks and i could hardly tell a difference when applied to a previous bmw so i threw it away.
    maybe my seats are as soft as they are going to get.
    i think it may just be the type of leather bmw use as the 3 bmw leather interiors i have had have all been quite hard compared to an audi i have had and a honda, now their leather was super soft.
     
     

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    ...but isnt too soft running the risk of deformation and stretching of the leather slightly?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaza01 View Post
    ...but isnt too soft running the risk of deformation and stretching of the leather slightly?
    I agree - the seats in my 2003 330 were like new when I bought it at 6 years old - I put this down to the thicker and slightly firmer finish the seats have compared to other make leather interiors I have owned. I think you definitely run the risk of leaving them open to more wear after you have softened them - I suppose that's the compromise
     
     

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    yes i suppose it would, but i would imagine that process taking a few years and i dont plan on keeping the car that long so that doesnt bother me, guess im stuck with the harder leather though.
    the seats are among the most comfortable i have sat in and ive had over 60 cars, its just they dont feel as soft as i would like to the touch.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by white.akita View Post
    i dont really like the gliptone stuff, the conditioner stinks and i could hardly tell a difference when applied to a previous bmw so i threw it away.
    maybe my seats are as soft as they are going to get.
    i think it may just be the type of leather bmw use as the 3 bmw leather interiors i have had have all been quite hard compared to an audi i have had and a honda, now their leather was super soft.
    First person I've ever heard bad mouth gliptone... yet you were using autoglym leather care?

    Each to their own I suppose, hope you find something your happy with
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    with gliptone it was mainly the smell of the conditioner that was the problem, it smelt horrible and my wife hated it too.
     
     

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