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      05-24-2007, 12:41 AM   #1
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steering wheel trim

just got my burl wood steering wheel trim, has anyone removed their trim? did a search, but found nothing
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      05-24-2007, 01:56 AM   #2
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Yup, mine in black CF.
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so, did you replace the trim yourself? any tips? does it just snap off?
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      05-24-2007, 09:54 AM   #4
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you can't just snap off the cover.

1. disconnect the battery
2. remove the airbag (search for DIY, there's one for ZSP steering wheel removal, and one for non-ZSP sttering wheel removal)
3. remove the steering wheel
4. turn it over and locate the screws that screw in the steering wheel trim
5. replace trim
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i always wonder this like the lexus drivers with the wood trim on the wheel doesnt there hands slip cuz on the wood? just to say if there hands were greesy
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this is not where you grip, its on the front of the wheel in place of the black plastic peice
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you should grip your sterring wheels at 10 and 2. or 9 and 3. Not at 12. so it really shouldn't matter.
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