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Old 03-10-2003, 03:03 PM
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Steering Wheel

Can anyone let me know what I can do with my steering wheel's problem of "peeling." Where I normally grip my steering wheel, it looks like its peeling. Can I get a nice leather cover to wrap over the wheel or can I order one from MBZ? I don't like the wood one too much on the w140 600 but if I can find a used one, I would probably get it. Though I don't know how to put the airbag in if it was without one... Thanks everyone!
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Old 03-10-2003, 03:36 PM
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I just installed a leather covering for my '87 260E which had the stock vinyl cover. Now it looks real sweet with the leather. I bought it from approx. $38 w/ shipping. The size was BX which I think may be standard for MBZ, but double check.

Have fun,

'87 W124 260E (DD)
98K orig. mi. @7/15
CLK 7-Spoke Forged Wheels
Neuspeed springs/Bilstein Sport
4/3 bump (F/R)

'97 993 Carrera
106K orig. mi.
Always driven like it's stolen
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Old 03-10-2003, 04:02 PM
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Thank you

I'll check it out!
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Old 03-10-2003, 08:29 PM
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You might want to think about refinishing your leather. Mine did what yours is doing. I got some leather dye from and prepped the leather as directed. Looks good! Not too hard.
'93 400E
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