Recovering of steering wheel

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Recovering of steering wheel

Post by Aggie » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:47 am

Hi all

My steering wheel is looking very tired,badly faded. I think it requires recovering. Can anyone recommend somewhere I can send it?
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Post by Cygnet » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:52 am

Not a recommendation because I haven't used them, but Royal seem well regarded.

http://royalsteeringwheels.com/
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Post by D3orbust » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:48 am

I personally reccomend royal steering wheels, they refurbed my D3 steering wheel.
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Post by D3orbust » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:48 am

I personally reccomend royal steering wheels, they refurbed my D3 steering wheel.
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Post by hap » Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:21 am

I believe the stitching won't be the same as original ?
Source a new one perhaps ?

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Post by rc944 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:39 am

not sure a recovered one will be made to the original diameter if thats an issue
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Post by Aggie » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:07 am

Thanks team. Is it possible to have it 're-coloured/dyed? It has no rips or chunks missing. It's just faded.
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Post by jolls » Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:28 am

B3 E46 no.265

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Post by DonFlintoni » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:25 pm

D3orbust wrote:I personally reccomend royal steering wheels, they refurbed my D3 steering wheel.
Hello mate, what was the cost (ball park figure)?
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Post by BarryM » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:23 pm

I had mine done by Jack in Alcantara:

http://thealpinaregister.com/forums/vie ... a&start=15

Cost was £175 and I'm still very pleased with it.
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Post by scalesg » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:48 pm

I've just ordered products from furniture clinic as mine needs doing also

I bought the items below as a starter and then see if it needs recolouring after this

Qty Item Price Total
1 8.5 fl oz (250ml) Leather Ultra Clean £12.95
1 4 fl oz (125ml) Leather Protection Cream £10.95
1 8.5 fl oz (250ml) Leather Degreaser £16.95
1 Sponge & Cloth Bundle £4.95

Total £45.80 inc VAT and free delivery, I will let you know how it goes and post pics etc

process as follows from their site

1) ultra clean
2) degreaser
3) ultra clean
4) protection cream

Guessing not to go anywhere near the stitching!!
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Post by jolls » Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:39 pm

scalesg wrote:I've just ordered products from furniture clinic as mine needs doing also

I bought the items below as a starter and then see if it needs recolouring after this

Qty Item Price Total
1 8.5 fl oz (250ml) Leather Ultra Clean £12.95
1 4 fl oz (125ml) Leather Protection Cream £10.95
1 8.5 fl oz (250ml) Leather Degreaser £16.95
1 Sponge & Cloth Bundle £4.95

Total £45.80 inc VAT and free delivery, I will let you know how it goes and post pics etc

process as follows from their site

1) ultra clean
2) degreaser
3) ultra clean
4) protection cream

Guessing not to go anywhere near the stitching!!
I've thought of doing this so I'll watch this thread to see how you get on. 👍
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Post by scalesg » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:02 pm

Hoping to do this next weekend

I am also going to call them regarding the stitching. Figuring if the steering wheel needs a good clean then does the stitching, I will ask if any of the products have any adverse effects on it...
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Triumph dolomite 1850 (With Sprint wheels of course!)
Fiat 131 Supermiafiori
Mercedes 250CE Pillar less coupe (my first car!!)

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Post by Metrics » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:31 pm

Stitching will be fine. Key is to be gentle with the agitation of the solution as the leather is delicate.
Choose a sunny day, the warmth helps lift the grease.
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Post by DonFlintoni » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:46 pm

jolls wrote:
scalesg wrote:I've just ordered products from furniture clinic as mine needs doing also

I bought the items below as a starter and then see if it needs recolouring after this

Qty Item Price Total
1 8.5 fl oz (250ml) Leather Ultra Clean £12.95
1 4 fl oz (125ml) Leather Protection Cream £10.95
1 8.5 fl oz (250ml) Leather Degreaser £16.95
1 Sponge & Cloth Bundle £4.95

Total £45.80 inc VAT and free delivery, I will let you know how it goes and post pics etc

process as follows from their site

1) ultra clean
2) degreaser
3) ultra clean
4) protection cream

Guessing not to go anywhere near the stitching!!
I've thought of doing this so I'll watch this thread to see how you get on. 👍
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