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Old 23rd November 2008, 20:39   #16
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I got a bit spoilt by the Ikon 1.6 SXi's meaty leather steering wheel.

Now, I'm absolutely bored of my Swift's regular steering wheel.
The Ikon steering was real great – not even much bigger & expensive cars comes closer to it. In fact the steering is the one the driver is in contact the most, wonder why manufacturers compromise here.

Go for those good covers on the makes suggested above. That will cover the need and do not spend lot. I have seen couple of swifts with replaced steering wheels – just fancy and not convenience.
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Old 23rd November 2008, 23:30   #17
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If you want factoy 'fit and finish', go for machine stitched steering wheel leather covers. You'll have to remove your steering wheel and get it stitched at the factory. Pensee leathers in Bangalore is one such place which does it. You can look up their website photos.

hii, do you know any place in delhi from where I can get this done ?
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Old 23rd November 2008, 23:36   #18
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hii, do you know any place in delhi from where I can get this done ?
I am afraid not. As it happens, most of the car upholstery guys have factories in Bangalore - Stanley, Pensee etc. Probably, you can check with a Delhi Stanley dealer - they maybe able to ship your steering wheel to BLR and get it back since it has to be machine stitched. I saw a sample once @ Pensee where even the central part of the wheel was covered in leather. At least for me, the difference between the hand-stitched cover and machine stitched one was significant ...
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Old 29th November 2008, 15:39   #19
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Thanks guys. Will look at the Progrip/GSport options between 400-600 and finalize.
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@nitrous/@Ajo, Can you siggest some shops in Chennai where I can find this 500 bucks steering cover
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Old 22nd December 2008, 12:49   #21
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^^What car do you want it for,Jville?
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Old 22nd December 2008, 13:11   #22
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I suggest you go for the Progrip brand of leather steering covers. They take about 45 minutes to fit if the process is done properly and provide a nice plush feel! The steering feels great to twirl with it! Would cost you about 500 to 600 bucks max.

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Where did you get the Progrip ? Wanted to know the location in BLR

Thanks a lot buddy
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I for one have found my steering wheel to be very comfortable after putting the MGA leather cover in my Alto.
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Old 22nd December 2008, 13:44   #24
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saw a progrip steering wheel cover and installed it without giving it a second though. the wheel feels much better
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^^What car do you want it for,Jville?
Sorry..forgot to mention, Its Maruti Swift VXi
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GPA,

Where did you get the Progrip ? Wanted to know the location in BLR

Thanks a lot buddy
Lambuhere - Progrip is available at most leading accessory shops in BLR - try any one - JC road will be a tad cheaper if you want to undergo the parking woes.
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saw a progrip steering wheel cover
where in trivandrum did you find it, greenhorn?
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Old 11th March 2009, 13:47   #28
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Yeah greenie, and how much did it cost you? Where there pieces for other cars too?
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nope , i got it from ekm - emperor , where else
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/1103389-post10.html

they had stuff for other cars as well
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And it cost you 550Rs? As mentioned in that thread? Thanks for the info
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