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veteran011 11-13-2012 08:03 AM

4-spoke steering wheel swap
 
Guys,
I found a guy who's selling his 4-spoke M-Sport wheel and i want to swap my 4-spoke standard wheel out for it since my leather's starting to go. I looked on realoem and the two wheels have different sliprings and different airbags. will i need the proper slipring to put the m-sport wheel on or can i use the one that i currently have? Also i don' like splicing or soldering wires so if I need to do that at all then maybe this wheel isn't for me.

Thanks,
Colin

ZeGerman 11-13-2012 12:02 PM

You'll have to do some electrical work, so if you don't like to do that sort of thing (and why would you?), I'd pass on the wheel. Save up a little longer and get a nicer wheel, like the Euro 3-spoke w/airbag.

veteran011 11-13-2012 01:35 PM

hes also offering a 3-spoke. slip ring and airbag included. maybe i'll go for that. how do i know if i want a single or dual stage airbag? does that even matter? The DIY on doug's domain made it look plug and play...

ZeGerman 11-13-2012 02:50 PM

I think the 3-spoke wheel should work fine, since your car and the 3-spoke wheel are both OBD2. You can verify by checking realOEM if the owner of the steering wheel knows where it came from (or will provide you with the p/n on the slip ring).

It was P&P for Doug since he bought an OBD2 setup for his OBD2 car.

B1MM3R 12-05-2012 11:38 AM

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Corey aka Nacho is wanting to put my old 4 spoke m3 wheel onto his e36 328...what do i need to do to make the horn work? Iv'e searched everywhere and nothing on what I need to splice etc.

petriej 12-05-2012 04:08 PM

I have a 3 spoke euro I bought from a guy in Ireland. Never got around to installing it. Thing is, it smells like mold. I'm not putting it in my car until I can get rid of that. If I can't figure out how to clean it, I'll sell it if anyone wants it...

B1MM3R 12-06-2012 08:07 AM

Does anyone know?


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