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Replacing steering wheel leather

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by ONALL4, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. Sep 19, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    ONALL4

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  2. Sep 19, 2013 at 6:03 PM
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    drunktaco

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    Neither of my Tacoma's peeled. But I've just got a mossy oak steering wheel cover on mine
     
  3. Sep 20, 2013 at 4:30 AM
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    beondwacko

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    I'll be following up on this. The factory cover has been less than stellar in terms of holding up well in my 08'.
     
  4. Sep 20, 2013 at 4:33 AM
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    Denk

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    I had a wheelskins Eurotone in the 90 4Runner. Was great! You must be super meticulous when installing, otherwise, any poor stitches will drive you crazy.
     
  5. Sep 21, 2013 at 6:20 PM
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    ONALL4

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  6. Sep 24, 2013 at 10:02 AM
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    Voodoo Rufus

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    I'll vouch for Wheelskins too. I love the extra meat on the wheel because the stock one is so thin.
     
  7. Sep 24, 2013 at 10:04 AM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Had a WheelSkin on my 91 Corolla. Loved it.

    Never had an issue with the leather on my factory 07. Still looks brand new. Only clean it with mild soap and water and a very very light coating of Aerospace 303.
     
  8. Oct 28, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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    Coupe

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    Lots baby!
    I did mine quite a while ago. Mine has held up well.

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    If you use bent nose needle nose pliers, you can get the stitching really tight.

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    I usually add a drop of superglue to the knot when I am finished.
     
  9. Oct 28, 2013 at 4:20 PM
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    Stretch815

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    Wheel skins
    Good to go
     
  10. Oct 31, 2013 at 3:12 PM
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    stikle

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    +1 for Wheelskins.

    And yes...take LOTS of time to get the stiching exactly right.

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    I like these better than other brands because they are just leather...no poofy foam.
     
  11. Jan 12, 2015 at 6:14 AM
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    TacoM3DX

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    Old thread but I did the redlinegoods leather replacement. It turned out great!

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  12. Jan 12, 2015 at 3:05 PM
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    Coupe

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    Lots baby!
    That is pretty nice.........
     
  13. Jan 12, 2015 at 3:17 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Personally I'd rather just replace the whole steering wheel for a heated one...
     
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