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I got another Camry about a week ago. I finally got around to taking pictures of it. The wife and I decided the name Sultan mostly because she didn't like the name Siltan. It's a two tone of Silver and Tan.

Sultan is a 2001 Camry Collectors Edition. Not a CE. This baby is basically a Lexus. It has the two tone paint, the V6, the nice soft leather instead of the stiff leather, digital climate control, wood grain paneling, keyless entry, and "special" alloy wheels. It also has a full JBL audio system. And a spoiler.

I was lucky enough to pick up this baby for only 2k, mostly because the guy I bought it from didn't know what he had. 200k on the clock. Car was a little moldy when I got it as it had been sitting for a little while. The only thing I can think of this car needs soonish is a new belt, mostly because it's 200k and I doubt it's been changed. So in a few months I'll replace the belt/waterpump/idler pulley. We move in April. I have done 2 things to this car so far, beside clean it. First off, I got a Solara strut bar and man it makes a difference. Secondly, I replaced the headunit with a nice Kenwood with Android Auto.

Oh, the passenger side doesn't unlock with the keyless or power lock. It unlocks everything with the key like normal. Thinking it's the actuator so going to replace that soon.






 

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Col-lectors additions? More like Hannibal-Lecter!

Kidding it looks good, but do put some lotion on the skin...Effax or Oakwood leather treatment/cleaners work great !
 

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Col-lectors additions? More like Hannibal-Lecter!

Kidding it looks good, but do put some lotion on the skin...Effax or Oakwood leather treatment/cleaners work great !
I will be attempting to restore the seats myself in a few weeks. It's still very cold out right now. I also intend to clear up the headlights as well. Thank you for the suggestions on products. I've never restored leather before.
 

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Don’t waste your time on any “conditioners” for the seats. Most automakers use a coated leather/vinyl, any conditioner you apply won’t even penetrate the pores of the material anyways it will basically just rest on the top of the material.

You could try a soft bristle brush made for cleaning leather and a good cleaner + good ol elbow grease. Or use a steamer to remove any build up grime in the grain of the material. Top off the seats with a leather protectant with UV protection and that would be far as Id go with it.
 

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"Top off the seats with a leather protectant with UV protection" Oh so like Effax or Oakwood leather treatment ? Genius, why didn't I think of that!
 

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Damn that's one clean Camry.
 
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