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Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby molar38 » 03 Aug 2017, 19:18

Does anyone have any ingenious methods for removing 30 years worth of grime from a standard T25 steering wheel? Mine is quite grubby and just feels horrible , any tips to save on elbow grease or is it just hard work needed?
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 03 Aug 2017, 19:19

I always use Stardrops.
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby molar38 » 03 Aug 2017, 19:23

Forgive my ignorance but what are stardrops?
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby ash1293 » 03 Aug 2017, 19:26

Oldiebut goodie wrote:I always use Stardrops.


Not used in a long while but it certainly was a good all purpose cleaner.
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 03 Aug 2017, 19:29

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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby bhpdub » 03 Aug 2017, 19:30

molar38 wrote:Does anyone have any ingenious methods for removing 30 years worth of grime from a standard T25 steering wheel? Mine is quite grubby and just feels horrible , any tips to save on elbow grease or is it just hard work needed?
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As mad as it may seem... I actually use a product called "Elbow grease" !!

It's bright luminous yellow, and available in a trigger bottle from most discount stores... Poundland etc... You can get it online, through Amazon etc.

This is probably the best degreaser that I've ever used... Brilliant for loads of uses, from cleaning engines, to kitchen work surfaces.

Don't pay the Amazon prices, as it really available for £1 per bottle in lots of stores.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/elbow-grease-s ... se%20spray
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby scaltura » 03 Aug 2017, 19:48

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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby what2do » 03 Aug 2017, 19:56

Builders wipes that come in plastic tubs from DIY stores/screwfix, elbow grease not required as they are that good at dissolving the goo without damaging the plastic wheel.
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby DoubleOSeven » 03 Aug 2017, 20:56

White vinegar is an excellent cheap cleaner


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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby Ant-t » 04 Aug 2017, 16:29

What about fitting a leather cover? Just a suggestion.
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby Oldiebut goodie » 04 Aug 2017, 16:39

I have to use Stardrops on that as well!
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Re: Cleaning the steering wheel.

Postby Ant-t » 05 Aug 2017, 11:10

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