Rm8k Wira ownership experience-A long way to go

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  1. gunnerzz

    gunnerzz 5 Year | Silver

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    For a proper wrap, RM480 is too cheap.
    If just covers, it depends on the material quality. Some have thicker material and multicolor material. I bought for my BLM in Nilai, RM280 inclusive installation. Quite some time ago. I found it after searching in mudah.
     
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    gunnerzz 5 Year | Silver

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    Any cushion shop can handle your request. Only one minor problem, either u leave your car there or remove the driver seat and send it to the shop. Either way, u wont be able to drive until the job is completed. Unless the shop willing to loan a seat or u got a spare seat.
     
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    it's true. Sometimes just need people to motivate. Also doesn't help that none of the cars are mine..... hahahaha
     
  4. sweelt

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    If got spare car, bring driver seat to wrap first. I don need to explain for other seat...lol.
     
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  5. minibeany

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    Those online post is quite difficult to judge on the quality.


    that's the plan :-)
     
  6. gunnerzz

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    Agreed, thats why i go to see it personally before getting it installed. For RM280, suffice to say it does the job. Initially it was supposed to be RM 300++ with installation but the shop agreed at RM280 despite in their ad its mentioned need to top up for installation.
     
  7. sanekit

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    #offtopic anyone bought those DIY 'leather' steering wrap kit from shopee or lazada before? my steering needs a rewrap. was wondering if the 'leather' is good for the price.
     
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    If cheap wonder if it is leather........lol
     
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  9. lsm1991

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    i did..... i tried a few sets... the more expensive ones (still cheap) are good, the very cheap ones are very poor
    ones proper semi leather, those are not too bad... the while the very cheap ones are vinyl with some plastic/poly material inside
     
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  10. sanekit

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    is it easy to sew? do u remove the leather from your old steering before install?
     
  11. KHNG940413

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    Juz wanna ask what does short shifter do?
    After I google is what I know is making the gear change more shorter?
    Correct me if I am wrong thx.
     
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    You are right.....:driver:
     
  13. minibeany

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    u can do this kungfu move
     
  14. KHNG940413

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    Hahahahaha,mine is abit tall
    shifting 2,4,R my elbow will hit my seat(long hand issue
    So might consider to short abit to make it nicer to shift
     
  15. lsm1991

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    easy to sew? not too difficult, just get your orientation right then wrap it tight. If you do it up tightly, it will turn out pretty decent...

    on my car its on abit looser cause its there to protect the original leather, so i kinda tried to sew it on in such a way that the thread never touches the leather on the inside. at the edges I didn't dew all the way to the end and on the bulgy bits i put in some cloth to pad the areas where the string would have touched the leather would have
     
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  16. sanekit

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    your shifter is high? short shifter means the throw is shorter when u shift. i mean your shifter lever long, u can get those shorter lever from lancer or evo. but i think wira supposed to be same as lancer.

    hmm. looks like i will need to buy one to test out. haha. thanks bro.
     
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    IP man 6.......hahhahhahahahha
     
  18. lsm1991

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    hmm. looks like i will need to buy one to test out. haha. thanks bro.[/QUOTE]
    wrap it over your steering, some recommend those super thin doublesided tape (i say don't) then remember to sew tight.

    dont buy the super dirt cheap ones, look through the comment sections, some have pics, long as the underside of the wrap isnt white, its ok... its the ones with white undersides which are real shitty
     
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  19. minibeany

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    wrap it over your steering, some recommend those super thin doublesided tape (i say don't) then remember to sew tight.

    dont buy the super dirt cheap ones, look through the comment sections, some have pics, long as the underside of the wrap isnt white, its ok... its the ones with white undersides which are real shitty

    *nanti i cari pic

    View attachment 577614
    see where I end? if you want it snug, go a little further, and remember, tight. Mines loose cause i dont eant the thread to come close to my wheel
    View attachment 577615

    this one i paranoid sikit, dont wana let the stitching touch my original wheel's surface (i takut leave imprint, im only wrapping cause i wana preserve it anyway)
    View attachment 577616 [/QUOTE]

    wow... good workmanship eh...
     
  20. sanekit

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    neat! i wanna get something like this also. looks like it only covers the outer part. need to get those scrap leather to cover the spoke. i'm using momo monte carlo. will browse shoppe and lazada for this. thanks bro!
     

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