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      09-09-2013, 05:52 PM   #1
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M Steering Wheel...Best product to keep it clean?

I'm sure someone on here knows of a product that keeps the steering looking brand new. I hate the gloss look caused by the grease on our hands...anyone have any suggestions?
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A good place to start would be no fast food in the car.

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Are you talking about regular leather steering wheel or M Performance alcantera steering wheel?
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      09-09-2013, 07:00 PM   #5
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Are you talking about regular leather steering wheel or M Performance alcantera steering wheel?
The regular stock steering wheel
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A good place to start would be no fast food in the car.

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That's a given lol
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The regular stock steering wheel
I use the typical grease wipe (that you use in the kitchen) to clean up every 2-3 weeks.
Those seems clean up much better than normal leather cleaner/conditioner when it comes to hand oils + sweat on the steering wheel.
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I use the typical grease wipe (that you use in the kitchen) to clean up every 2-3 weeks.
Those seems clean up much better than normal leather cleaner/conditioner when it comes to hand oils + sweat on the steering wheel.
Hm, never thought of that. Any particular brand, or just any grease wipe will do?
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I'm sure someone on here knows of a product that keeps the steering looking brand new. I hate the gloss look caused by the grease on our hands...anyone have any suggestions?
iKlear. I kid you not. Use it on mine. Gentle. Doesn't leave dry/cracked. Wheel feels like new.
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      09-09-2013, 11:10 PM   #10
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iKlear. I kid you not. Use it on mine. Gentle. Doesn't leave dry/cracked. Wheel feels like new.
Sorry, but what's iKlear? lol I'm searching it and all that comes up is iPhone cleaning products...don't tell me you use that on your wheel LOL
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Hm, never thought of that. Any particular brand, or just any grease wipe will do?
I use whatever I bought it from Costco.
They're designed to clean kitchen grease so they clean hand oil/sweat well too.
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      09-09-2013, 11:14 PM   #12
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I use whatever I bought it from Costco.
They're designed to clean kitchen grease so they clean hand oil/sweat well too.
I'll give it a shot, thanks
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      09-10-2013, 08:16 AM   #13
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Swissvax Leather Cleaner. Spray a little on a clean microfiber and gently clean the leather. Use the wrong product on steering wheels and you could end up ruining the material.
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.you're crazy that thing has too many chemicals and acids
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I use whatever I bought it from Costco.
They're designed to clean kitchen grease so they clean hand oil/sweat well too.
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.you're crazy that thing has too many chemicals and acids
They're still for home use (not industrial strength). So I was using it and so far that worked best for hand oil/sweat cleaning on the steering wheel.

I tried many leather cleaners but they're designed to clean leather seats, not really designed to clean hand grease or sweat. So I wasn't happy with the quality.

I'm sure I can use something less chemical, eco, human friendly wipes from Target or somewhere else too. (Maybe I will try that next)
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Sorry, but what's iKlear? lol I'm searching it and all that comes up is iPhone cleaning products...don't tell me you use that on your wheel LOL
Exactly
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      09-13-2013, 11:58 PM   #17
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Does that also clean the M colored thread?
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