Holy cow! Blast from the past, man! It sounds like you're getting back into it
This was a perfect match because the wheel I bought was in very good shape and has its original cover. The Redline cover I was looking at would not be a perfect match:a perfect match !
The leather finish really started going down hill when I brought my nephews to the dragon a few years ago. They were nervous and had very sweaty hands. The leather got sticky and deteriorated from that point on.I'm kind of shocked that happened to the old one. Strange.