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Old 01-25-2013, 02:45 PM   #15321
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:45 PM   #15322
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Replaced my hood shocks and one of the snap connectors on my airbox. Also received a new buffer for my transfer case, but a little scared of that job still - will wait and research more. Oh, and received a bunch of new screws and connectors for my underbody coverings - the old ones were either rusted away or just missing.
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Replaced my hood shocks and one of the snap connectors on my airbox. Also received a new buffer for my transfer case, but a little scared of that job still - will wait and research more. Oh, and received a bunch of new screws and connectors for my underbody coverings - the old ones were either rusted away or just missing.
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Old 01-25-2013, 02:48 PM   #15324
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Your post bumped mine off to the last page. Hate you.

Anyways, I only have two stickers on my car.

It's supposed to snow today and I will take my car for the hell of it.
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:00 PM   #15325
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:58 PM   #15326
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Just purchased a brand new m3 steering wheel. black stitching though wanted tri color.. but got a good deal cant complain. For those of you that removed it using hand tools, did you have a friend counter-hold the steering wheel? i don't want to break the locking mechanism or anything else
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:15 PM   #15327
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You should worry about not breaking your nose first lol ill post a DIY video later on if want
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:22 PM   #15328
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You should worry about not breaking your nose first lol ill post a DIY video later on if want
I've removed several BMW steering wheels before but never on any cars that i actually cared about I just want to be extra careful this time and get some ideas on methods some have used. yes you can use air to remove it but it still has to be torqued.
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Mango, what are you going to do with your old steering wheel? I've been thinking of getting rid of my worn 4 spoke and upgrading to a 3 spoke.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:36 PM   #15331
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Mango, what are you going to do with your old steering wheel? I've been thinking of getting rid of my worn 4 spoke and upgrading to a 3 spoke.
i think a friend wants it. you'd still need the airbag though
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Been looking on eBay, airbags are about $200 or so and steering wheel + airbag is $300 +/- based on condition. Totally worth it though.
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ebay airbag...no thanks. OEM is $700 you pick. Your life or your wallet.
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I mean the eBay airbags have come from wrecked cars where the bags didn't deploy. I wouldn't have any issue buying one from a BMW salvage yard on eBay.
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