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 Post subject: Steering wheel upgrade:
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:10 am 
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Installed the steering wheel off of a WJ Overland. Feels different in the hand, functionally and fit the same as the KJ wheel. Not sure I will keep it here, the wood grain just doesn't match the rest of my silver trim.

Maybe if that section were silver?

I'll run it for awhile but it might make its way onto the CRD MJ since I have a matching wood grain dash bezel.

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:24 pm 
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I'd be interested in exploring the option based on how it feels Vs how a leather skinned top section wears out.

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:28 pm 
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I'd be interested in exploring the option based on how it feels Vs how a leather skinned top section wears out.


I like the perforated leather section better for sure. I think the top section being silver would look classy with my interior trim in silver.

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:59 pm 
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I simply put a nice two tone gray steering wheel cover on mine and love it. :-)r
I liked the look and feel of it so much I went back a got one for each of my two Dodge trucks in different colors to match them... :D

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 7:53 pm 
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Thats cool for you.......I always hated steering wheel covers.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:06 pm 
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Good to know, i'd consider this. Mine is looking pretty rugged these days.

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Good to know, i'd consider this. Mine is looking pretty rugged these days.


Finding a nice wheel at a junkyard can be a challenge too.

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
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How hard a swap was that? With cruise and radio controls and all?

WWDiesel, what cover did you get?

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
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krb wrote:
WWDiesel, what cover did you get?

Got a two tone gray one from Autozone that matches interior color.
Fits very tight and is has real nice comfortable grip and feel to it. :wink:
Very similar to this one:

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I've got wheelskins on both my vehicles. I like them a lot.

http://wheelskins.com

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
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You could always try re-covering the wheel in new leather.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sStxk4mv_DY.


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hopp wrote:
You could always try re-covering the wheel in new leather.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sStxk4mv_DY.


Old wheel was in good condition, this one is just cooler.

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Now to figure out how to swap over that faux wood from the dash and doors, and the overland badging, you'd really blow folks' mind.

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 Post subject: Re: Steering wheel upgrade:
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krb wrote:
How hard a swap was that? With cruise and radio controls and all?


Took less than 15 minutes to swap in the driveway.Swapped the rear plastic with radio buttons and my cruise buttons on the the WJ wheel, then used my KJ airbag.

Very quick very easy.

You need a gear puller to get the wheel off however.

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Sir Sam wrote:
hopp wrote:
You could always try re-covering the wheel in new leather.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sStxk4mv_DY.


Old wheel was in good condition, this one is just cooler.


Project MJ is cool!


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hopp wrote:
Sir Sam wrote:
hopp wrote:
You could always try re-covering the wheel in new leather.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sStxk4mv_DY.


Old wheel was in good condition, this one is just cooler.


Project MJ is cool!


Thanks.

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