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Hmmm Leather steeering wheel re-cover

The top of my 147 steering wheel has worn down and starting to come away. Anyone know the best way to re-cover or patch it up? The section of wheel that is worn is only the top segment so I don't really want to replace the whole thing.

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I'm in exactly the same position, the top area of the wheel has started breaking up and gone "grainy". I looked at getting a used replacement, but the prices are quite high and how can you tell if it is in perfect condition? Any professional restorers all look very expensive and aimed mostly at the classic and vintage market.
I have used lots of saddle soap and leather restorer, but it's not really improving it. I wonder if is caused by strong sunlight (not that we get that much in Manchester) or just age (mine is an '03) Only good thing is I never hold the wheel at the top, so it is just cosmetic.

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Can't do anything i think.I would buy a second hand steering wheel for 40-60 pounds instead
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I had the same problem, I got a second hand steering wheel in near mint condition and a gear knob also in a good state from Sherburn Motors nr Leeds. Think it was only about 30.
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