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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Louisville, KY

    Thicker steering wheel???

    I've noticed that my hands prefer a thicker steering wheel than the stock wheel. Both of my fleet vehicles for work had much thicker wheels that the MM and even my Fox Mustang is thicker. Was there a bolt in Ford wheel that is thicker than the MM version? I'd prefer not to use the wood wheels from the TC unless I painted the wood or wrapped it in leather.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2018
    Allentown, PA
    I am not used to the feeling of the original steering wheel. I actually wrapped the steering wheel in leather just to provide some 'girth'. If you go that direction, there are a lot of YouTube videos out there that can help.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Moreau Island
    How about wrapping the existing wheel with a leather cover? Then you can still use the buttons.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Cape Cod, MA
    “Dallas steering wheel “ does a great job addressing recovering wheels. I too prefer a thicker steering wheel in addition to thumb rests.
    2004 marauder black purchased new. Sold 9/16 at 297,000 miles. Still ran strong didn't burn a drop of oil.
    2003 marauder black 28,000 miles all stock. Garage Queen.
    2004 marauder red daily driver.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Next door to my neighbor
    Someone here had one wrapped years ago and had thumb rests to it. It turned out super slick. Any decent upholstery shop could do that.

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  6. #6
    Leather Steering Wheel Covers Manufacturer and Distributor (

    they have solutions for the MARAUDER steering wheel

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    The Dirty South
    Quote Originally Posted by burt ragio View Post
    “Dallas steering wheel “ does a great job addressing recovering wheels. I too prefer a thicker steering wheel in addition to thumb rests.
    ^^^^ I can confirm this company does excellent work. I installed a few over the years. Widened, with thumb rests was plush.
    They're pricy but quality is first

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