Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-07-2001, 10:10 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Western Mass.
Posts: 324
Leather wheel

The leather on my steering wheel has lost it's shining surface from wear, after only 137,000. All my other cars have kept there shine. What can I do to get the shine back short of buying a new wheel. I don't want to recover it as the cover is tight.
__________________
Ricali

03 C240 4matic wagon
95 300E 234,000
7 prior 240;s 5 still going
81 300sd gone
65 230sl gone
49 Studebaker Champion
90BMW convert.167,000
60 Dodge D-100
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-08-2001, 12:59 AM
2phast's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Posts: 613
One nice trick that most auto upholsters use is black shoe polish. I have always used it on my steering wheels, makes them look like new.

Try the liquid polish, works best.
__________________
1993 500E
http://2phast.com/500e/500e-sig.jpg
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-08-2001, 01:05 AM
pmizell's Avatar
Benz Zealot
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 838
I have this same problem on my steering wheel as well as my auto shifter. Steve ("400E") replied with a solution awhile back; maybe he can elaborate a bit more on how close to the original finish he restored.

Here's the post:

New leather shifter -- 300E

Good luck!

~Paul
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-08-2001, 04:58 PM
abal
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Worn steering wheel

Try the following product:
Tarrago Dyes
Color Dye Tintura Autobrillante
It's made in Spain, and can be purchased from a good shoe repair shop.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"Sportier" steering wheel for W123? jbhebert Performance Paddock 1 05-05-2004 02:17 PM
F/S 2002 E 320 Ash leather Steering wheel stemags Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 4 08-20-2003 08:45 PM
Vacuum pump mechanical wheel & drive track questions. ORIGINAL TOPIC! Matt Petty Diesel Discussion 7 07-13-2003 04:00 PM
WANTED!! Leather wrapped Steering Wheel for W124 Agron80 Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 2 01-27-2001 08:48 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page