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Old 04-23-2019, 09:34 PM
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So I need a couple more yards per gallon and I have heard that a super cool steering wheel cover will do the job. I have a late 96 2dr 4.0 231tc. A bit of lift and its white with a bit of red and some black trim. I was hoping to find a black leather steering wheel cover of decent quality and appearance. Perhaps the kind that fully envelop the wheel part of the steering wheel, and perhaps are sewn on. Can anyone point me in a decent direction? I see some for pretty cheap and I wonder if they are what I want. Thanks!
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So I need a couple more yards per gallon and I have heard that a super cool steering wheel cover will do the job. I have a late 96 2dr 4.0 231tc. A bit of lift and its white with a bit of red and some black trim. I was hoping to find a black leather steering wheel cover of decent quality and appearance. Perhaps the kind that fully envelop the wheel part of the steering wheel, and perhaps are sewn on. Can anyone point me in a decent direction? I see some for pretty cheap and I wonder if they are what I want. Thanks!
rumor has it a steering wheel cover adds 20mpg if I were you Id buy a case of them on Amazon and install a different one weekly to explore the difference in MPGs.
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Great topic! If you take the specs of the cover and apply Bernoulli's Principle, then subtract Ohm's Law, you will certainly get results on a nonexistent level.
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Whelp, I thought I'd ask for some advice and try to crack an innocent joke at the same time, looking to induce some laughter. Didn't mean to drop a deuce into y'alls Fruit Loops. Peace.
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Whelp, I thought I'd ask for some advice and try to crack an innocent joke at the same time, looking to induce some laughter. Didn't mean to drop a deuce into y'alls Fruit Loops. Peace.
You did!! Induce laughter, that is. Wheelskins used to be the sew on thing.
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You did!! Induce laughter, that is. Wheelskins used to be the sew on thing.
No longer the case?
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As usual, you rock!!
Thanks!!
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funny story. When I was Parts Manager at a Datsun dealership in north cali, the guy who invented those came into our parts dept peddling them.

He went big time!!!
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