I think you fellas are on the wrong thread
...Gordo51. Your point on fuel pump is well taken. Thank you. Something to consider for the near future. My bandwidth is full in the short term.
TheoR. I'm am going to clean them with a product called Leather Honey and evaluate after that.
The truck had 86k on it in 2006. Over the following 15 years the prior owner only put 55k on it and I'm sure they were rather gentle miles. Highway and around-town driving almost exclusively. He was an attorney from Connecticut. Service records include regular oil and filter changes and the tell-tale clear sticker on the windshield indicating when the next change is suggested.