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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old Apr 18th, 18, 7:03 AM Thread Starter
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Removing "Sticky stuff" from Cushon Grip Steering wheels

What cleaning products can I use to remove "Stickey" "Gooey" "Slime" from Cushon Grip Steering wheels?
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Goo gone works in most of those situations. I have never tried in that specific application.

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lacquer thinner works wonders on steering wheel sludge


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Re: Removing "Sticky stuff" from Cushon Grip Steering wheels

Dawn dishwashing soap and water. Repeated washings.

Someone said they had good luck using car wax on their wheel after they got all the sticky off. Not sure if that works or not. I may give the wax thing a try next time I get a sticky wheel.

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lacquer thinner works wonders on steering wheel sludge
And/or brake cleaner on a rag. I have used it several times with ZERO issues and it really removes the goo.

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What exactly are you doing in that car
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I rub in Baby Oil really good and then wipe it off ,may take several times .
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Gasoline. I use that s*** on everything. Not recommended for use by or for safety Nazi's.
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Gasoline. I use that s*** on everything. Not recommended for use by or for safety Nazi's.
Damn!!!!!!! I thought I was the only person that used gas as an all purpose solvent/cleaner.
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WD-40 -dissolves adhesive, might not be the best choice for a grip surface but it will work surprisingly well.

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I thought the sludge was the rubber breaking down, seems to me there was no fix for it.

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Tighten it till it strips and back it off a quarter turn.
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I thought the sludge was the rubber breaking down, seems to me there was no fix for it.

https://www.chevelles.com/forums/26-i...ing-wheel.html

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Breakdown, or outgassing the petrochemicals. Wash, rinse, repeat. At least yearly. I've used both Dawn and GooGone.
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Damn!!!!!!! I thought I was the only person that used gas as an all purpose solvent/cleaner.
Nope. Me too. Little smelly for a bit, but my sense of smell is terrible, so it works great for me!
Good weed killer too!

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Nope. Me too. Little smelly for a bit, but my sense of smell is terrible, so it works great for me!
Good weed killer too!
Takes out ant hills too...


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Takes out ant hills too...
Again, DAMN, I thought I was the only one that used gas to kill weeds in the cracks in the driveway and on ant hills!

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