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post #1 of 3 Old 03-24-2014, 11:41 PM Thread Starter
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my STI wheel is a little worn no tears or damage just usual worn out leather anyone out there who has done a DIY job repairing it from home products maybe some black shoe polish? any ideas
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I had the same thing happen to my last car. I ended up just installing a nice chamois leather wheel cover, it had to be stitched on but when I was done you wouldn't be able to tell the difference from stock other than it being a little fatter.

Word of advice, learn different types of stitch knots, most steering wheels us V or diamond stitches they arent difficult but the final product will look terrible if you miss a stitch.

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