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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 8:31 pm 
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Got a NOS blue flite and the leather is starting to wear after only a hand full of rides.

Any tips on looking after the leather?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:31 pm 
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I use car leather seat care on mine, specifically Autoglym. Bit slippery afterward but it looks the tits! On black ones I have used shoe polish too, you can get an excellent shine!


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2007 11:09 pm 
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if it starts to look a bit tired, get it re-covered, a good upholsterer can get it better than factory, and the leather in the uk is much better than that from italy, cows over here are much more hardy, apparently. works for me. will take a piccie of one of mine tomorrow, and post it.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:41 am 
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kaner - how much does this cost, and can they remove the leather but keep the foam padding in place as they seem very stuck together on my aging flite!

ian


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:46 am 
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SSBonty wrote:
kaner - how much does this cost, and can they remove the leather but keep the foam padding in place as they seem very stuck together on my aging flite!

ian


If you soak the saddle for a couple of days you can then gently peel the leather from the foam - it takes a steady and true hand but if it can be done by me.....


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