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Old 4th January 2002, 19:10   #1
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First major detailing of M5 -- questions . . .

I will hopefully (barring child, chores, work, inclement weather) be giving my new M5 a thorough detailing this weekend (vacuum, 3M Imperial Hand Glaze, One Grand Blitz wax, etc). Just a few questions. First, to confirm other recent posts, the dash on my 2002 w/ sport interior is vinyl, not leather, correct?

Two, the material covering the illuminated shift pattern on the shift knob, is that glass or plastic? (I intend to apply Meguiar's clear plastic cleaner and polish.)

Finally, I did a little spot cleaning on the Lemans Blue leather interior panels. When I applied some Lexol Leather cleaner and then Lexol conditioner, some blue pigment actually came off on the cloth. Is this normal for the leather? Lexol seems like a fairly widely endorsed product that is fairly mild.

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The dash is vinyl. Don't know about the shift knob, but would guess plastic.

The color coming off the seats is normal for the first cleaning or two.
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