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      11-04-2012, 05:49 AM   #1
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New soft rubber steering wheel covers

I'm thinking I may or may not have to bite the bullet one day and purchase the M steering wheel rubber spoke covers.

However, I know the durability is next to nothing, and I already put some nicks into my existing one in just a year.

I was thinking of purchasing new ones, and then doing a few coats of a matte clear coat: http://www.krylon.com/products/matte_finish/

The idea would be to give it that extra layer of protection. I really don't want to spend $160 every year on steering wheel covers.
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      11-04-2012, 09:51 AM   #2
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I don't understand how these are wearing out for some people.
Mine are still like new.
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      11-04-2012, 10:23 AM   #3
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I have a few guesses.

Different quality materials by BMW. Chemicals used to clean or treat it. Fingernails/wedding rings/watches being worn.
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      11-05-2012, 09:05 PM   #4
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Has anyone attempted vinyl wrapping these pieces?
(inexpensive to do/ replace, different finishes available)

I agree they mar too easily. My gloves peeled the finish on the first set, presumably from a seam across the palm wearing on the soft coating of the plastic.
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