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Old 04-26-2014, 06:32 PM   #1
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Any suggestions- my steering wheel has a rubber coating that is deteriorating!
Other than a leather cover, is there anything I can do:
Paint or replace?
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What diameter wheel and what's wrong with a leather cover?
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Old 04-26-2014, 06:51 PM   #3
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The wheel is 21 inch diameter. The leather wrap only covers the problem.
A new wheel is over $300.
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Old 04-26-2014, 06:54 PM   #4
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Any suggestions- my steering wheel has a rubber coating that is deteriorating!
Other than a leather cover, is there anything I can do:
Paint or replace?
Thanks
duct tape if it is a bass boat...

spring for the leather if it is anything else...

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Old 04-26-2014, 07:03 PM   #5
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Might want to think of finishing it in rope. Many nice patterns out there. The ringbolt hitch is one of them.

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Old 04-27-2014, 07:30 AM   #7
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If the rubber??? is actually deteriorating and falling apart I don't think there is a whole lot you can do. Paint won't stop the deterioration.
The leather wrap might hold it all together if done tightly.
Otherwise I suspect replacement may be the answer.
I used a leather wrap although for different reasons and it looked good and worked well. I used to winter boat, the wheel was SS and it was COLD.
If not too expensive it might be worth a try.
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When I retired, my coworkers gave me a leather wheel wrap as a retirement gift. It has been a cherished improvement on a cold stainless steel wheel.



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