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      06-21-2012, 04:37 PM   #39
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Drives: E46 M3
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: South East

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Originally Posted by acerboo View Post
dont want to spoil your day but i had the performance wheel with alcantara sides it went really manky after 18 months so bmw gave me the money back! i spent 150 and had it covered in leather. they are probably ok if you wear driving gloves
Lol, aww mr grumps. You didnt spoil my day. I am constantly Happy just ask Ian.

Bassically the problems with Alcantara wheels is sweaty/greasy hands. Not reccomended for those peeps. As the wheel goes, Technical term. manky. however with a bit of maintenance they stand for 10yrs plus.

Also Jeffy pie, PERCHLOROETHYLENE is reccomended for cleaning. Which I know a thing or two about.

But, in fairness I had already decided to keep the Leather M wheel as a back up. Just to be on the safe side.