Need more grip out of our SFI gloves?

Mike909

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Trying to find a solution to get more grip out of her driving gloves? We have tried DJ safety and Crow gloves on a Suede steering wheel and my kid cannot get enough grip with gloves on? any suggestions besides pine tar.
 

450grl

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I use SPARCO "Tide" gloves (see link) Sparco USA- they have little tiny rubber "volcanos" on the palms and fingers that help grip the steering wheel. They are spendy....but they work very well.

Other options I have done in the past.....scuff up the suede on the steering wheel as much as possible before each time on the track. Also, I have actually used skinny strips of grip tape along the top and back sides of the steering wheel. This is hard on gloves, but it did work for me for a while.

Also, is the steering wheel itself too thick for her hands? Can you find a skinnier steering wheel, maybe? That will allow her to grip around it farther?
 

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I use SPARCO "Tide" gloves (see link) Sparco USA- they have little tiny rubber "volcanos" on the palms and fingers that help grip the steering wheel. They are spendy....but they work very well.

Other options I have done in the past.....scuff up the suede on the steering wheel as much as possible before each time on the track. Also, I have actually used skinny strips of grip tape along the top and back sides of the steering wheel. This is hard on gloves, but it did work for me for a while.

Also, is the steering wheel itself too thick for her hands? Can you find a skinnier steering wheel, maybe? That will allow her to grip around it farther?
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The spendy sparcos are super grippy on suede wheels. I have a few pairs of smaller sized ones in the SDHQ vendor trailer. I might be able to shave a few bucks off the price for ya.


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PDANK Racing

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try a standard rubber grip wheel, Quick Car is only $40 new, I've used with crow gloves and only noticed slipping when its really muddy.

Hockey stick tape (cloth) works too.
 

ppumper

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alpine stars all have silicone palms and grips. we will have them in parker on the Parker Pumper trailer
 

Mike909

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Thanks for all the responses everyone guess its time to go glove shopping! i may consider the grip tape idea also as she does have smaller hands shes 13
 

philsmike

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Another option is a different steering wheel. Max Papis Innovations - MPI, offers a more ergonomic steering wheel and they offer a variety of styles and sizes.
 
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