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Old 04-28-2016, 04:11 PM   #1
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Steering wheel cover

I have arthritis in my hands and think a padded steering wheel cover might help. It's an 18 inch wheel. I've looked at a couple of truck stops and on line but can't find one that specifically addresses the padded issue.
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...but can't find one that specifically addresses the padded issue.
Don't know exactly what you are looking for but any cover that says padded will provide some padding. But I find the most beneficial part of the steering wheel cover is the larger gripping surface. I don't have to bend fingers or grip as tightly while driving using one. Be forewarned...the installation of the cover IS NOT EASY!
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As said, most any neoprene type steering wheel cover will provide a padded feel. And as also said, they are difficult to install. A heat gun/ hair dryer works wonders.
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Old 04-29-2016, 11:32 AM   #4
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Have you tried a leather upholstery shop? I had a Corvette steering wheel wrapped several years ago. I would suppose they would wrap it any way you wanted it.
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"RJEV".....This may not be something you've thought about, but how about buying a good pair of gloves. They will give you the extra grip you're looking for.
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Thanks for all the help. My wife ordered one which is susposed to be padded. I'll post the results when I try it.
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After a lot of looking, I found mine at a truck stop. The stock wheels are just too thin.
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