How To Restore Your Car's Steering Wheel (Looks Brand New!)

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ChrisFix

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Learn how to leather cover and refinish your car's steering wheel. I show you everything you need to know from how to remove your steering wheel, remove the airbag, and more so you can wrap your steering wheel with a new leather cover that looks amazing!
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Vinyl I used: Picked up at local upholstery shop so I could color match
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l525f1n
l525f1n Prieš dieną
WHY would anyone give this guy a thumbs down??! JUST WHY?!
l525f1n
l525f1n Prieš dieną
I saw this video 3 years ago and I came back to see it again because it’s genius.
George Stokes
George Stokes Prieš dieną
way to much trouble
Artis Zvans
Artis Zvans Prieš 2 dienas
wished that car was a mustang gt500
Aizen Vynz Adlawan
Aizen Vynz Adlawan Prieš 3 dienas
whos watching this in 2020
Silviu Cotinghiu
Silviu Cotinghiu Prieš 3 dienas
You've lost me at 10:10
Austin Harding
Austin Harding Prieš 6 dienų
Mine requires a puller but the wheel doesn't have any threaded holes to bolt into, its the dumbest shit cuz i think i may ve jacked up the main bolt hole with the puller center piece consistently sliding sideways cuz dumbass me didn't put the big bolt back in but the kit i got didn't have an adapter for it to hug the big bolt, make a bad situation shitty the puller i got only has 2 slots and my wheel has arrows pointing towards 2 vaguely wide open spaces im apparently supposed to pull from but with only 2 slots the puller bolts never grab the wheel, and when they do the center piece starts gettin jacked up crooked. Im pist its the one thing i haven't been able to figure out, of course the more expensive solution [in my case] would have been to neve r have gotton a ford focus in the 1st place, but my wranglers guzzling straight 6 was sucking my wallet dry plusi got a sweet deal for this focus, but now i know why; its a fordable
Alex.Mahone
Alex.Mahone Prieš 7 dienų
@viewers - so steering wheel cover then :D
ChannelUndefined Gaming
ChannelUndefined Gaming Prieš 8 dienų
This is such a great video, and it was so easy to follow! I wasnt wrapping an actual wheel though. It was my Thrustmaster TMX racing wheel. It still worked great! Thanks!
FPV Stuff
FPV Stuff Prieš 8 dienų
Nice vid Why isn’t it in the Driftstang Playlist Stoked for seeing the rollcage installed
Nature Good
Nature Good Prieš 8 dienų
Or just buy another steering wheel from the scrap yard.
Daniel Worden
Daniel Worden Prieš 9 dienų
Chris fix that was amazing .giving me ideas on my trucks steering wheel that's not even leathered wraped .
Celso Vera
Celso Vera Prieš 9 dienų
Hey where did you buy the leather for the steering wheel
Meatwad Baggins
Meatwad Baggins Prieš 9 dienų
I am doing this except I am using ballistic nylon 😎 Just now cut off the leather
sreemoy das
sreemoy das Prieš 9 dienų
I think now u sud start building an engine 😜😜😜
John Talisay
John Talisay Prieš 13 dienų
I'm so mad that you also know how to sew and do what is essentially leatherwork in addition to being a fantastic mechanic.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 13 dienų
All part of being a good mechanic haha
Mark Lloyd
Mark Lloyd Prieš 15 dienų
Hi
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 14 dienų
Hello!
ArtCruiser
ArtCruiser Prieš 17 dienų
Or....you can just cut the stitching, peel off the leather and order a Wheelskin custom steering wheel leather hand made cover. from CoveritCanada.
Viper 23
Viper 23 Prieš 19 dienų
Surper, super great!!!! Hahaah.... This guy is AMAZING!!! Keep it that way bro!!!!
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 18 dienų
Thanks!
Ghostly gaming
Ghostly gaming Prieš 20 dienų
Just buy a damn steering wheel cover I’m
Dustin Halat
Dustin Halat Prieš 22 dienas
Hahahahha same wheel as my ranger. And my leather is warped too😂
Maj. Dude
Maj. Dude Prieš 23 dienas
Very nice job, but the wheel feels so much better with some foam on it.
BR Davis
BR Davis Prieš 24 dienas
I was going to do this on my Mercedes C-Class but I decided just to double-check eBay first and found a steering wheel that was still in really good shape for 25 bucks. So if you're thinking of refinishing your steering wheel it's never a bad idea just to check the used market first.
Freebux
Freebux Prieš 24 dienas
you could also just keep the steering wheel on and just remove the old leather and clean the glue off
Aalin_Ahnaf karim_2
Aalin_Ahnaf karim_2 Prieš 27 dienų
Wai don't u buy a racing steering
Aalin_Ahnaf karim_2
Aalin_Ahnaf karim_2 Prieš 26 dienų
@ChrisFix yaaaaaah luv u bruh ur the best
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 27 dienų
I'm still driving the car on the street, so I have to retain the airbag for now! But I have something cool coming with the steering wheel very soon, stay tuned!
ralph sampson
ralph sampson Prieš 29 dienų
I've used Wheelskins steering wheel covers with alot of success. It's easier. At the spokes, it isn't quite as nice but, it looks good. Also, I didn't remove the original cover. Yes, it made the wheel a little thicker but, that's fine. The vehicles I did were a 2006 Ford Ranger and a 2006 Expedition.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 29 dienų
Thanks for sharing!
TheKnifeGuy
TheKnifeGuy Prieš 29 dienų
Beautiful
Hackle McFackleTicks
Hackle McFackleTicks Prieš mėn
How do I know if my steering wheel also has that extra layer underneath the leather?
Julie McDonnell
Julie McDonnell Prieš mėn
The upholsterer in me cringed, but good job otherwise. I would recommend getting a kit so the seam looks toasty af. Even holes and no bulk. You also won't have to take the steering wheel off and they make different sizes/shapes for your type of steering wheel.
Minecraft zombie boy
Minecraft zombie boy Prieš mėn
I love ur vids soooo much u should do more vids do more and u should have 10m subs and u deserve it because ur vids are amazing
Minecraft zombie boy
Minecraft zombie boy Prieš mėn
Hey Chris pls sub to my channel pls pls I love ur vids
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
Thanks a lot!
Rolf Schulze
Rolf Schulze Prieš mėn
you got a new subscriber ,Chris respect I like your work.
Lasse Schouboe Larsen
Lasse Schouboe Larsen Prieš mėn
what about a custom steering wheel
Erin Averyt
Erin Averyt Prieš mėn
WELP GUESS I'M GONNA RE WRAP MY DAD'S OLD TRUCKS STEERING WHEEL THE LEATHER IS CRACKED AND NEEDS REPLACING DUE TO AGE THE TRUCK IS 13 YEARS OLD AND THE WRAP IS ORGIANL TO THE TRUCK ! Thanks this is helpful
iftikhar kamran
iftikhar kamran Prieš mėn
0:49 I no longer need my 9-5 because of, *p a i d t o b e h o m e .c o m*
Nathan Rey Sarver
Nathan Rey Sarver Prieš mėn
Its not worn out and damaged... Its vintage
archona54
archona54 Prieš mėn
I don't have the patience to do this sort of thing... Good job!
sebalnakji
sebalnakji Prieš mėn
well, you do it. I will buy it.
jiji android
jiji android Prieš mėn
Not hating but that sh*t looks trash dude
srvfan454
srvfan454 Prieš mėn
I have had my Ford Ranger stepside for twenty years and it has never broken down once. I really love that truck, but man my wheel is in sad shape. I'm goint to try this! Great video!
Stan Dan Deliver
Stan Dan Deliver Prieš mėn
13:10 Exactly. I just wouldn't have the patience. Looks great though.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
Thanks a lot!
THE BEAR JEW
THE BEAR JEW Prieš mėn
Is there anything this guy can't do?
Keith Molbeck
Keith Molbeck Prieš mėn
Great video. You explain it properly.
Dane Cobb
Dane Cobb Prieš mėn
What can this man not do
exakt
exakt Prieš mėn
like it! original turns handmate. Very nice dude!
Mario Cubias
Mario Cubias Prieš mėn
Reupholster a door panel or the dash
Pyrrhic
Pyrrhic Prieš mėn
who thought he was just gonna use soapy water .... shits magical
baltasar
baltasar Prieš mėn
13:58 I LOVE HOW U SAY DONE OMG
balaraj boda
balaraj boda Prieš mėn
Stitching style is not good
Médéryk Morin
Médéryk Morin Prieš mėn
can you do a face revile
Mortest
Mortest Prieš mėn
I watched like every Video from chris fix I dont even have a car yet
Samuel Nasta
Samuel Nasta Prieš mėn
Nice editing
Free Aim Annihilation
Free Aim Annihilation Prieš mėn
Jesus Chrysler, that's like $85 of time to do. I would just dye or paint the wheel lmao
sluryx
sluryx Prieš mėn
If you don't have somebody to help you remember.... Tape is always with you
Sivanesan TamilMani
Sivanesan TamilMani Prieš mėn
Nice work
Dunicht Ichschon
Dunicht Ichschon Prieš mėn
Puh I think I would buy a new one
Muhammed Ali Berber
Muhammed Ali Berber Prieš mėn
It doesnt looks good to be honest it's way too loose
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
Once you finish up the stitching, it's actually a lot tighter than it looks but thanks for sharing!
jd french
jd french Prieš mėn
its cool for 40 bucks but kind of sucks
Johnny Lopez
Johnny Lopez Prieš mėn
Darnnn. This guy is a genius multifunctional. Greetings from Costa Rica.
Lakelandcowboy69
Lakelandcowboy69 Prieš mėn
I found this so totally spell binding. Could not stop watching it. WOW amazing
Jake And Noah Playz
Jake And Noah Playz Prieš mėn
Well done chris
Roblox Media
Roblox Media Prieš mėn
Before, After
Joshua Edwards
Joshua Edwards Prieš mėn
WhaY not get a duvet
Joshua Edwards
Joshua Edwards Prieš mėn
I men cuver
Counter strike
Counter strike Prieš mėn
It looks like shit. :(
Keith Schu
Keith Schu Prieš mėn
I think I'd rather drive with vise grips as a steering wheel than have to do this lol.
David Games
David Games Prieš mėn
This video is really nice and may also teach you how to reupholster your steering wheel.
Jesus Salinas
Jesus Salinas Prieš mėn
Appreciate the vid. I used a DIY wrap kit and it turned out great!
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
Awesome! I'm sure it's looking amazing!
crtjester9
crtjester9 Prieš mėn
Any update to how this held up? You did an amazing job. Just curious if there is anything you notice that you may have done differently
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
It has held up perfectly fine! I might have used a different material, but other than that I wouldn't have changed much! Thanks a lot!
Yakav8r55m
Yakav8r55m Prieš mėn
That was really interesting to watch. I was going to opt for the easier steering wheel cover but like you found out..the extra bulk to the feel wasn't desirable so I'm gonna give it a go. I was a little leary about the whole airbag disconnect though. I don't like messing with them.
Jose Sebastian Cuevas
Jose Sebastian Cuevas Prieš mėn
🙌🏽
server1
server1 Prieš mėn
Now for the real question. How to discard the airbag without error codes and how to cover up the wheel as to avoid being forced to install another explosive device within your personal vicinity.
Joe Haynes
Joe Haynes Prieš mėn
Admirable job, though It looks like its just it could just be leather coating that is worn? Like leather shoes or any leather , it is sprayed (coloured ) and clear coated . There is a potential easier solution I would have found a leather spraypaint and clear coat , sanded , resprayed and coated much easier, done this on black faded leather wheels that had the colour and coating had peeled in sun
Lukas P
Lukas P Prieš mėn
I always like what you're doing but this steering wheel doesn't look that nice if I'm being honest
dup
dup Prieš mėn
of course it wont look factory. it's like 80% the way there but about 500% cheaper than a new steering wheel.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
Thanks for sharing
Jason Lee
Jason Lee Prieš mėn
I have wrapped a steering wheel before and mine turned out well too. Where I found problems is the rubber parts of the wheel. When worn the rubber parts of the steering wheel will have another color show through. I needed to refinish the rubber surface and I couldn’t find a matching color to refinish it with. What is your suggestion?
Idkloveislife
Idkloveislife Prieš mėn
when he sade dont forget to plug your battery back i was like oh ya thank you and realy thank you cirisfix a lot it help me out a lot
Keith Meyers
Keith Meyers Prieš mėn
As always great video Chris. What do you do if the steering wheel doesn't have a wrap to start with ? (2002 Toyota Corolla) Do I need to take the top layer of foam off? or put the leather over top.
Alzada RM
Alzada RM Prieš mėn
Wish i could pay someone to restore my steerwheel in my lincoln town car i wanna keep my woodgrain on the top and bottom
Парус Студия
Парус Студия Prieš mėn
Полная хуйня так рули не перешивают!!!
Terence Jones
Terence Jones Prieš mėn
Hi Chris, love your videos. One point though - people doing this should ensure their wheels are dead straight before doing any of this and that way your mark will be dead centre because the steering wheel may not have been straight to begin with. Cheers
Wojciech Suchodolski
Wojciech Suchodolski Prieš mėn
What can i do to my steering wheel if its 96 honda civic? Its not leather, its like rubber? help :(
Shawn T
Shawn T Prieš mėn
Nooice!
MORRO SOLOMERO
MORRO SOLOMERO Prieš mėn
Wow look nice brother, more video 👍👍👍👍🤙🤙🤙🤙
Bilal ansariddeen
Bilal ansariddeen Prieš mėn
Great work
HANDLINS ENTERTAINMENT
HANDLINS ENTERTAINMENT Prieš mėn
Lol I'm getting a 02 mitsubishi eclipse gs spyder this Friday I always go to your videos to see what I'd get into if I work on my car by myself Good work man
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
Awesome! Thanks a lot!
Jeremiah Johnson
Jeremiah Johnson Prieš mėn
I love how Canadians spell water. Hehehe Wooter.
Jeremiah Johnson
Jeremiah Johnson Prieš mėn
ChrisFix love your channel!
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
*Wooder :p
First Name
First Name Prieš mėn
always disconnect the positive
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš mėn
You are supposed to disconnect the negative (ground) first. If you disconnect the positive and touch the wrench to any part of the cars body (the chance of that happening are high), it could be deadly!
Josh Charles
Josh Charles Prieš mėn
What year is that car
Challenger
Challenger Prieš mėn
Is your intirer Beige
James DeLap
James DeLap Prieš mėn
Yeah if its your Ferrari.
king Donnell
king Donnell Prieš 2 mėnesius
I’ll get a cover
GoodVibes
GoodVibes Prieš 2 mėnesius
Make a sewing channel
GoodVibes
GoodVibes Prieš 2 mėnesius
ChrisFix one day, thanks for helping me Chris learn about cars, I’m only 10 and still passionate, thanks
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 2 mėnesius
Lol maybe one day!
Marcus Rodriguez
Marcus Rodriguez Prieš 2 mėnesius
This doesnt look so easy for me, I'll just cough up the dough and pay for a new one
Mike Cagle
Mike Cagle Prieš 2 mėnesius
Why do measure with millimeters instead of inches? It confuses everyone!
rahimictzli
rahimictzli Prieš 2 mėnesius
Bravo!
Builder Bros
Builder Bros Prieš 2 mėnesius
i also have a mustang and all of these tutorials are saving big bucks thanks man
vidaoTime
vidaoTime Prieš 2 mėnesius
4:51 job complete good work
neben
neben Prieš 2 mėnesius
I didn't mean to watch this whole video. This is your calling Chris, mesmorizing.
Rick Stillwell
Rick Stillwell Prieš 2 mėnesius
Very well done. Good video speed with no wasted time.
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 2 mėnesius
I'm glad you liked the video! Thanks a lot!
joeee k
joeee k Prieš 2 mėnesius
I was expecting some simple stuff like degreasing the wheel with alien water
ChrisFix
ChrisFix Prieš 2 mėnesius
lol
Sami
Sami Prieš 2 mėnesius
How To Restore Your Car's Steering Wheel: Buy a new one?
cobrakell
cobrakell Prieš 2 mėnesius
A Simple fix is to buy vinyl paint .. paint the worst parts several times until the wheel looks good ,then use hair dryer to dry the moisture out of paint ,then polish it with meguires ultimate polish only use the blue rolls of shop towels to polish ...Canadian tire
Mark Moody
Mark Moody Prieš 2 mėnesius
Are you kidding me are you kidding me yeah really easy
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