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Wheelskins Leather Steering Wheel Cover

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dzigner, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Nov 10, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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    dzigner

    dzigner [OP] Member

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    the first mod of this basic truck, which came with a very basic plastic steering wheel. that was not going to fly so i ordered a wheelskins two-tone cover and got to sewing. i have done this to 4 other vehicles and the X stitch is a nice look and a tighter wrap but man it takes 3 hours and a lot of thread, way more than they supply with the cover!

    here's the cover tacked in placed at each side of the spokes to locate and center the stitch line and prevent twisting. they don't say this in the instructions but i've had my share of re-wraps without this technique.

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    the finished wheel

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  2. Nov 10, 2009 at 9:18 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    Looks good. Matches up well with the interior.
     
  3. Jun 15, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    Killer

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    I was thinking about buying one of these covers for my truck but, after reading your post, it seems like to much work. Looks good though!
     
  4. Jan 18, 2015 at 5:28 PM
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    opteron

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    back from the dead...this is a good option it only takes about 45 minutes to install.
     
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