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Old 16-02-2009, 07:13 PM
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Default Steering wheel options

I've been the happy owner of my coupe for 2 months now after trading in my e30 m3 and I'm very pleased with it apart from the steering wheel!!!
It is far too big and not bold enough-I had a sport evo alcantara wheel in the m3 and it made the world of difference to the standard. Does anyone Know off any options for replacement i.e. any other bmw wheels that might fit.
I have been looking at the RAID steering wheels as I'd like to keep the airbag, Has anyone got one and if so can you show some pic's..
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Old 16-02-2009, 08:00 PM
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Hi Sean,

I cant remember the outcome but this topic has been discussed in the past on this forum. Use the search function and see what you can find....

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Old 17-02-2009, 11:16 AM
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c_w has a raid wheel. Think there are some pics in the gallery
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can the E46 M3 steering wheel with airbag be fitted to MC?
i have seen it fitted to some E36's, just wondering if its possible.
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Old 06-08-2009, 12:40 PM
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can the E46 M3 steering wheel with airbag be fitted to MC?
i have seen it fitted to some E36's, just wondering if its possible.
I think this is quite difficult to do. Can't remember exactly why.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:11 PM
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can the E46 M3 steering wheel with airbag be fitted to MC?
i have seen it fitted to some E36's, just wondering if its possible.
If it will fit an E36 it'll fit a Z3M. I think it's the electronics that cuase the problems; I think it essentially bolts on to the steering coluimn fine though.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:23 PM
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If it will fit an E36 it'll fit a Z3M. I think it's the electronics that cuase the problems; I think it essentially bolts on to the steering coluimn fine though.
just the airbag and horn that is to connect? will these work as normal? like original steering wheel fitted to the car.

the multifunction button fittings can be replaced with blanks like on the CSL
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:58 PM
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I know what you're saying about the steering wheel size and feel. It's the first thing I changed when I got my MC (and the MR I had a few years before it) - it just feels like a lorry wheel and a cheap one at that. Changing to a smaller diameter wheel makes the car feel instantly sharper (more so than suspension changes or swapping steering racks which is subtle in comparison).

I decided to lose the airbag, mainly because the price and looks of the airbag wheels didn't match the old skool feel of the car (imo of course). Until recently I ran a Momo Millennium Evo II 320mm wheel, which I really liked...but after adding the recaro seat I wanted a racing wheel to match it. The current 330mm OMP feels really high quality - nice thick rim (errr!) and a grippy alcantara finish. I'd recommend it to anyone.

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Here it is the new style of my steering wheel.



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that looks great Hans , also you have a different centre gauge?
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