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Old 04-30-2015, 08:32 AM
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Hey Pugproud, you appear to have a great perspective on things as most people panned your wheel yet you took it in good spirits. Kudos and enjoy your new wheel and boot-they look fine and probably feel great.
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Old 04-30-2015, 08:36 AM
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YOU TALKING TO ME...
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:06 AM
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Hey Pugproud, you appear to have a great perspective on things as most people panned your wheel yet you took it in good spirits. Kudos and enjoy your new wheel and boot-they look fine and probably feel great.
Thank you for your kind words. I may look my age (70) when I look in the mirror but I'm still 17 years old inside. "Le Coeur n'a pas de rides"...THE HEART HAS NO WRINKLES!
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:26 AM
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Some reports state that flat bottom will be standard on 2016 C7's...time will tell.
It is official. Flat bottom steering wheel will be standard equipment of the 2016 Stingrays.
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:32 AM
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I got the same wheel on my 2010 Prius. (It's my company car)...
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:34 AM
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I got the same wheel on my 2010 Prius. (It's my company car)...
A Prius...must be nice to work for a company with a sense of humor!
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by PUGPROUD View Post
I just installed my new flat top/flat bottom alcantara steering wheel plus shift **** and boot from VetteCandy. Great quality, great feel and thick rim to hold onto!
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May I suggest that you consider spraying the alcantra wheel with a Fabric Guard like 303 Aerospace Fabric Guard.

This will protect the wheel from oil, dirt and sweat from your hands. Over a period of the time the soft alcantra/suede will begin to show signs of soiling from the oil that your skin produces, dirt and sweat that is on your hands.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:11 AM
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Nice wheel. I had one of Sergio's wheels on my C5 with Alcantara. It feels great but will always look a little "dirty". Clean it with a very mild soap and water and it will look great for a long time.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:20 AM
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Squared off bottom, squared off top... jeeze, these after-market companies should just go ahead and make square steering wheels and get it over with!
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by nmvettec7 View Post
PUGPROUD:

May I suggest that you consider spraying the alcantra wheel with a Fabric Guard like 303 Aerospace Fabric Guard.

This will protect the wheel from oil, dirt and sweat from your hands. Over a period of the time the soft alcantra/suede will begin to show signs of soiling from the oil that your skin produces, dirt and sweat that is on your hands.
Thanks for suggestion...much appreciated
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by WKMCD View Post
Nice wheel. I had one of Sergio's wheels on my C5 with Alcantara. It feels great but will always look a little "dirty". Clean it with a very mild soap and water and it will look great for a long time.
Thanks for your suggestion...will do
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:51 AM
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It's just a matter of taste. It's your money and your car. Who really cares what other people think? Mod your car and enjoy the ride.
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Old 04-30-2015, 11:05 AM
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Looks like Ferarri and aftermarket are digging this early Chrysler Imperial wheel. LOL

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Old 04-30-2015, 11:13 AM
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Any suggestions on name brand cleaner? I have full alc wheel and suede is hardening.
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Squared off bottom, squared off top... jeeze, these after-market companies should just go ahead and make square steering wheels and get it over with!
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Old 04-30-2015, 04:14 PM
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I want a joy stick get rid of the wheel....
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:28 PM
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Default you can call me Shrek! Ha!......my wheel rocks.......



everyone that sees it wants to know where they can get one and how much it costs.......My message to everyone...."To each their own & don't look back"!
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:45 PM
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Looks like my bent tire rims after hitting a couple hundred potholes...
One of the many reasons to avoid TX 146 ................
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I just do not understand the steering wheel issue. Can't figure out what the big deal is with the "D" wheel. Guess I am just too damned old.
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Old 04-30-2015, 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by rkhegler View Post
I just do not understand the steering wheel issue. Can't figure out what the big deal is with the "D" wheel. Guess I am just too damned old.
You probably right.... and I just noticed that the forum is calling you and me a "CF Senior Member". Ha! Lol.

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