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Steering wheel mod?

Does anybody have any wheel covers they recommend? I found a perfectly colored wheel cover @ autozone but I couldn't stretch it over my wheel no matter how hard I tried (even had some friends try and help!) The reason why I loved this one was because It matched my sonic blue paint.

I would want to get something that matches the color scheme on the truck.

The one I wanted is the same on my cousin has in his cavalier, it fits his wheel but our wheels are bigger.

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I work at autozone man and I tell ya it will fit. I have ppl come in a lot saying they wont fit but you just have to keep workin at it.

They are SUPER tight. (But thats how we like it right)
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http://www.wheelskins.com/

PITA to put on but it's the only wheel cover I'd ever use.
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Yea i about had to beat mine on and i mashed like 4 fingers but its on
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I put it in the oven to make it bigger, and even had 2 guys trying to help me! - still couldn't get it on. Guess that was because my wheel is .75 inches bigger than the size recommended on the package (duh! haha)
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http://www.wheelskins.com/

PITA to put on but it's the only wheel cover I'd ever use.
Those look pretty good, but I don't know if "blue" or "cobalt blue" would match better?

Do you have one of the 2 tone ones? I like how they look more "stock"
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Those look pretty good, but I don't know if "blue" or "cobalt blue" would match better?

Do you have one of the 2 tone ones? I like how they look more "stock"
No I have the original one in black, they look stock and are so tight you can feel the little finger bumps on the back of the wheel. If you closed your eyes and felt the outside diameter of the wheel you would never know it's a cover.

In regards to the color, I think they will send you a free swatch of the leather to see what color you like best.


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its going to be be hard to match that sonic purple.
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steering wheels covers FTL. factory leather wrapped grip FTW.
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I had a black/grey one. It was alright at first, but after a year it got pretty gross. The only bonus was in the winter, the cover was a foam type material, and wouldn't be cold on your hands.

I'd try to get my hands on a leather wrapped one.
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steering wheels covers FTL. factory leather wrapped grip FTW.
i was about to say the same exact thing
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mine reminds me of a subaru STi wheel

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This is what i think of steering wheel covers... lol...



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I don't consider a steering wheel cover really a mod......that's mainly just like a addition, lol.

Unless of course you took the steering wheel cover out of a Lambo, or better yet, the entire steering column. Then, we're talking moddish.
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speaking of steering colums.. dont ever try to readjust the heighth of one while the vehicle is in motion.. i did that lastnight in my moms 98 expo and nearly swerved into the other lane haha
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^^you just dont know how to do it right...i do it all the time.
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I put my wheel cover on waiting at a red light.

Putting on a wheel cover is NOT a mod.
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You guys need to try putting on one of those Wheelskins, it seriously takes like 45 mins or more.
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put it on the hood for 5 mins. in the middle of summer and bam goes right on there...
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I got mine from autozone. I always liked a fatter steering wheel so I like covers
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You guys need to try putting on one of those Wheelskins, it seriously takes like 45 mins or more.
Yep, and when you break the thread it's an awww crap moment.. Mines been on over a year and the cheapy from pepboys.. looks damn good to me.. doesn't slip or look cheap.. looks stock..



No I did not take apart the dash to put the cover on, lol.
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Yours looks really good, I got frustrated and messed mine up a little. I'll probably just get another new one eventually. How much was the Pepboys one?
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steering wheels covers FTL. factory leather wrapped grip FTW.
True.

But, unless you have a steering wheel like mine which is all chewed up and faded and worn and looking really ugly, a cover is really the only way to fix it.
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I got mine from autozone. I always liked a fatter steering wheel so I like covers

dude, I love your seats. Are those stock?
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