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      12-13-2012, 09:59 AM   #23
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+1 on the group buy his work looks really good
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      12-13-2012, 02:10 PM   #24
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spotted this for you guys http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-M3-M-s...item27cdf38945
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      12-28-2012, 08:24 AM   #25
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Still needs a sports Airbag @ another 150 though.

Here's a great image from the Royal Steering wheels website though.

It's basically a modified SE steering wheel, exactly what I'm looking for.
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Still needs a sports Airbag @ another 150 though.

Here's a great image from the Royal Steering wheels website though.

It's basically a modified SE steering wheel, exactly what I'm looking for.
you still much better off going for an m sport wheel. as the se wheel even after being thickened is not the same thickness as the m sport.
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      12-28-2012, 10:29 AM   #27
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Still needs a sports Airbag @ another 150 though.

Here's a great image from the Royal Steering wheels website though.

It's basically a modified SE steering wheel, exactly what I'm looking for.
Like that a lot and would be interested to know what it costs.
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      12-28-2012, 11:23 AM   #28
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Here you go then, just got an email back.
Its 125 + 10 p&p.
They'll fit it for 15 in Aylesbury, or they will send one already modified for a 100 deposit pending the return of your old one.

So that's 135 posted and I've ordered the one in the pic but with black stitching.
I've not gone down the m-sport route mainly due to cost, but that I still have an all SE interior and just wanted to spruce up my shiney wheel.
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      12-28-2012, 11:43 AM   #29
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Like that a lot and would be interested to know what it costs.
That looks exactly like my steering wheel, I had mine made last may and its still as good as new.

Great service from Royal Steering wheels.
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      12-28-2012, 12:32 PM   #30
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Will contact them as i have paddles so maybe the price will be different?
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      12-28-2012, 12:34 PM   #31
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Just to add, Jack is awesome. His work is brilliant
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      12-28-2012, 12:38 PM   #32
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I'll post pics when it arrives as my mate wants to see it with a view to having some TVR's done too.
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      01-03-2013, 04:21 PM   #33
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Spoke to Jack today, now just need to decide which look i want! Anyone got anymore pictures?
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      01-04-2013, 10:07 AM   #34
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I have now.
Mine arrived yesterday, fitted it today. Looks and feels great. A really good upgrade for 135 all in.
Old SE wheel




New modified wheel.
Thicker with perforated leather and thumb grips.


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Looks much better
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might be the angle of the pic but whats up witht he thumb grips? creases?
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might be the angle of the pic but whats up witht he thumb grips? creases?
Mine are the same, but for the price paid I don't mind.

Great wheel, it's freshened up your interior.
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Thanks guys.
The pics do make it look like there are creases on the thumb grips, but its more like shadows of material undulation as the leather stretches around that area.

It feels and looks much better than the pictures suggest.
Just took a while to unclip the airbag :-D
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      01-06-2013, 11:11 AM   #39
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Here's a better photo using a better camera. Excuse the dirty car.
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I'd like something similar to that, looks great.
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Give them a call or email, thats all i did and 3 days later i had my new wheel. My old one is on its way back to him now, so if you want any work done then at least you know he has one the same.
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Here's a great image from the Royal Steering wheels website though.

It's basically a modified SE steering wheel, exactly what I'm looking for.
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Maybe I am being too picky but if I got something like the 2nd picture I would not be happy. The thumb areas just do not look right as compared to picture that they have on their website (which looks more beef'ier)
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      01-07-2013, 02:53 PM   #43
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Im still happy with it. Remember im really driving an SE.
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Have to say I am a bit underwhelmed by that pic too (although the 'official' one looks better). However, what's important is that the owner who bought it is happy! Generally feedback on forums for Royal seem to be really good so it's probably just the light in the photo!

I actually find my M Sport steering wheel too thick - I prefer my old 350Z wheel which had more feel to it and was quite a lot thinner. Having said that I would quite like to get the rim done in alcantara

Thanks for posting and keeping us updated!

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