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      04-27-2015, 09:17 AM   #1
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Steering wheel issues.

WTF BMW ? Did I white knuckle corners too hard or too much cleaning?
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      04-27-2015, 02:16 PM   #2
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Oh, that's looks really worn, what's your mileage?
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Oh, that's looks really worn, what's your mileage?
About 80 k
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Napa leather will wear out faster than Dakota, what kind of cleaner and conditioner do you use?
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Napa leather will wear out faster than Dakota, what kind of cleaner and conditioner do you use?
The BMW one. I used the auto glym to first clean it as the wheel was really shiny. Did that last summer with no issues. This spring while just doing a light cleaning it seams like there was a lot of dirt build up on the left side. I thought maybe from the oil/cream and dirt from human hands. Maybe it just wore out. Now I have an excuse to get an m5 or sport wheel and wifey can't complain !!! Lol
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Do you wear rings, such as a wedding band that has some texture to it that could be scuffing the leather?
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Now I have an excuse to get an m5 or sport wheel and wifey can't complain !!! Lol
Only on the forum/ebay maybe, the amount dealer quoted me for steering wheel upgrade is simply obscene.
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Now I have an excuse to get an m5 or sport wheel and wifey can't complain !!! Lol
Only on the forum/ebay maybe, the amount dealer quoted me for steering wheel upgrade is simply obscene.
My thoughts exactly! Lol
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You wanna buy mine so I can upgrade to the LCI Msport steering wheel? 😜
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You wanna buy mine so I can upgrade to the LCI Msport steering wheel? 😜
Lol.
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      04-27-2015, 10:29 PM   #11
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Wow...I see this thread and had to go out to the car and look if mine was doing the same...still Looks good. Like someone mentioned Maybe your rings or Maybe ur not using leather conditioner?
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You should be able to get a leather restorer to fix that for you
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