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TimS
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« on: August 14, 2014, 04:48:08 pm »

I'm looking for a new steering black steering wheel for my Murena.

The foam on mine is very rotten as the car had done over 250k. I am considering getting it leather wrapped, which will be a way of reusing the original but this is expensive and costs about the same as a new wheel from Simon.

If anyone has one spare, I am open to offers to buy or trade parts. Difficult for some of our European friends perhaps  but if have a lot of body panels for the front of the Murena- bonnet, wings,bumper, lights etc for swap perhaps.

Also if anyone knows of a cheaper place to buy one or have it wrapped?
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GP
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« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2014, 10:14:09 am »

Hi Tim,

Yes I have a nice used black steering wheel spare.

Do you have any good condition bumper rubber trim front and rear for a trade? (Front is slightly longer than the rear)

Cheers,

Graham
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TimS
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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2014, 12:22:00 am »

Hi Graham
I'll have a look but I know I just have the front rubber from my spare bumper. I'll check the condition and let you know. Cheers

Hi Tim,

Yes I have a nice used black steering wheel spare.

Do you have any good condition bumper rubber trim front and rear for a trade? (Front is slightly longer than the rear)

Cheers,

Graham
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GP
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2014, 05:02:21 pm »

The steering wheel is on it's way. Followed by the centre boss to the Isle of Lewis.

Job done!
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TimS
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« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2014, 01:40:00 am »

Thanks Graham. Trim on its way to you too. Smiley
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lewisman
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« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2014, 04:15:29 pm »

Arrived today!  Thanks Graham
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TimS
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« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2014, 11:37:20 pm »

Thanks Graham, looks great.
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GP
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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2014, 08:11:55 pm »

Wheel looks good Tim.

My bumper strip turned up today and it is rubbery!  Grin

Cheers,

Graham
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Joe Webb
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« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2014, 07:50:21 pm »

Hey there,

does anyone know of any way I can protect my wheel from further damage?

the condition's not too bad, but its getting a bit sandpapery.

really want to preserve its originality as much as possible

cheers
Joe
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GP
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« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2014, 07:15:07 pm »

Hey there,

does anyone know of any way I can protect my wheel from further damage?

the condition's not too bad, but its getting a bit sandpapery.

really want to preserve its originality as much as possible

cheers
Joe


Never tried anything on the steering wheel myself but this Autoglym Product might be worth a try?
You can still use it on the other rubber trim so it won't be a complete waste of money and at least your hands will smell nice!

http://www.autoglym.com/products/products/vinyl-and-rubber-care

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Jon Weywadt
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« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2014, 02:29:14 pm »

Does anyone have a brown steering wheel they want to part with?  Huh
If it is in good condition, that is the vinyl is intact with no cracks, then send me a PM and let me know what you want for it or if there is a part you are looking for.
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« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2014, 06:09:22 pm »

In an old tread you can see how I fixed my old steering wheel.

http://www.matrasport.dk/forum/index.php/topic,2510.msg20381.html#msg20381

Hans
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TimS
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« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2014, 06:25:59 pm »

Hans, I was going to do that with mine, if I had not been able to source a good replacement. Trouble was, the cheapest quote I could get was £180!!!
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Jon Weywadt
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« Reply #13 on: October 12, 2014, 11:11:19 am »

In an old tread you can see how I fixed my old steering wheel.

http://www.matrasport.dk/forum/index.php/topic,2510.msg20381.html#msg20381

Hans
I have thought about the leather refinish, but not found a place that will do it.
Did you use the eBay.de shop? I see that the offer has ended.
Wonder if they still do it. Do you know anyone else that can do the job?
/Jon
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« Reply #14 on: October 12, 2014, 04:40:10 pm »

I had my steering wheel done at this shop: http://www.lenkrad-neu-beziehen.de/
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