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Old 09-13-2019, 11:33 PM   #1
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Steering wheel wrap

I have a tendency to be a little rough on the steering wheel and getting it dirty. In the past I've wrapped the steering wheel on my other cars, so I figured why not wrap the one in the R and help keep it in good shape. I ordered one off of amazon from loncky and I have to say it's pretty well made, only problem I found is the 2 bottom sections don't match up from a stitching count, but the extra is on the back side and hard to spot unless you're looking.


Took me just under 3 hours and that was with starting over once due to the odd number stitches. I used a single thread and hit every other loop on the cover. All in all, I'm very pleased with the look and it feels great. I'm hoping in time the leather will settle into place with heat of the sun.
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Old 09-13-2019, 11:40 PM   #2
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Is that an alcantara finish? If so those things could turn shiny where it wears.. Might want to wear gloves.
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Old 09-13-2019, 11:58 PM   #3
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Is that an alcantara finish? If so those things could turn shiny where it wears.. Might want to wear gloves.


Hey, welcome to my house. Feel free to take a seat and relax.



Seriously, this is a steering wheel cover. Alcantara can get nasty, at least it’s cheap to put on a new one.
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Old 09-14-2019, 02:54 AM   #4
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Is that an alcantara finish? If so those things could turn shiny where it wears.. Might want to wear gloves.

If it turns shiny, I'll just install another one...
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Old 09-14-2019, 08:04 AM   #5
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I like it! Made it wider.
It’s bulgy like moose!
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Old 09-14-2019, 02:21 PM   #6
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I like it! Made it wider.
Itís bulgy like moose!

I have to admit, that fat wheel feels good...
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Old 09-14-2019, 05:42 PM   #7
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Nicely done. Looks good.
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Old 09-14-2019, 07:03 PM   #8
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Old 09-14-2019, 07:19 PM   #9
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If it turns shiny, I'll just install another one...
Sounds good.

Yeah, was just a note to wear gloves in case you wanted them to last a while. I've owned my share of aftermarket steering wheels over the decades and alcantara/suede is one type that shows wear faster than others. GL with your new steering wheel cover.
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