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Old 07-16-2012, 04:11 PM
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Steering Wheel Sun Damage Ideas 2006 E63

Hi Gang-

I have a 2006 650i with a black interior recently purchased used.

The interior is in great shape but the top of the steering wheel is badly damaged from sun (or the previous owner used sandpaper gloves). I tried cleaning it us but it seems to have made it worse.

Anyone out there know of how to repair this sort of damage? Should I get a steering wheel cover? Or give up and replace the whole wheel?

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Old 07-17-2012, 03:19 PM
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Here is a fix, I did this on my 05 645ci and it came out pretty good. Just dont use too much pressure and have alot of clean water. Try leather cleaner and conditioner first before using the magic eraser. You may have to register to see the pics.

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=270389

http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=864205

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=858676

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=358081
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:00 PM
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If you post pics we may have a better idea of how to help.
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:25 PM
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If you post pics we may have a better idea of how to help.
OK, brace yourself. It's sad.....you can't un-see this.....

I think Magic Eraser isn't going to repair this damage.
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Try the BMW Leather Care Kit with UV Protection part number 83120411371. Looking at the pic I'm not sure if the magic easer will work. Try also a leather cleaner.
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:11 AM
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Wow. You will need a leather repair specialist to fix that. Nothing over the counter will work on leather that far gone.
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