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Old 11-12-2004, 09:22 PM   #1
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I did it! Heated steering wheel on my 330

I posted quite some time ago last winter about the possibility of a heated steering wheel on the 3-series...seems that nobody has done it?!

Anyway, today I finished my DIY. It works great! I am excited for it to get even colder now so I can enjoy it

Anyone interested in a write up on how to do this?
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Old 11-12-2004, 09:23 PM   #2
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Post it up, JAckgoot. Did you get your wheel off eBay?
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Old 11-12-2004, 09:30 PM   #3
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how hard was it to complete? definitely should do a write up...I love that option
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Old 11-12-2004, 09:39 PM   #4
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post the DIY!
too bad it doesnt really get too cold here...
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Old 11-12-2004, 09:53 PM   #5
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sounds a little risky
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Old 11-12-2004, 09:57 PM   #6
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That's what you call taking the turn a little hot eh?
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Old 11-12-2004, 10:08 PM   #7
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sounds a little risky
I think he took the heated wheel off of an E39 and retrofitted the wiring into his E46.
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Old 11-12-2004, 10:11 PM   #8
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Now that's cool. Let's see the write up.
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Old 11-12-2004, 10:55 PM   #9
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I posted quite some time ago last winter about the possibility of a heated steering wheel on the 3-series...seems that nobody has done it?!

Anyway, today I finished my DIY. It works great! I am excited for it to get even colder now so I can enjoy it

Anyone interested in a write up on how to do this?
dude...I would be all over it...damn..it is getting cold here in Boston
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Old 11-12-2004, 10:59 PM   #10
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That's what you call taking the turn a little hot eh?
i actually laughed at that. post up the DIY!!!!
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Old 11-12-2004, 11:44 PM   #11
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Old 11-13-2004, 12:01 AM   #13
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I'd like to have steering wheeler cooler!
I can stand the cold wheels, but not the hot wheels during Summer...
I'm sure cooler will be a lot harder to do than heater...
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Old 11-13-2004, 12:10 AM   #14
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^throw a towel over it while it's parked.
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Old 11-13-2004, 12:17 AM   #15
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hahaha just kidding but come on man i want some heat too
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Old 11-13-2004, 12:32 AM   #16
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Hella ghetto....If you had a sun screen you'd be fine. BMW should have this in the cold weather or sport package (heated and cooled wheels.)
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Old 11-13-2004, 12:36 AM   #17
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I won't be happy until my 6 speed shift knob is heated. And the turn signal, WTF didn't BMW think of this Hurry up you lazy mofos, this better be an option on the E90
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Old 11-13-2004, 12:45 AM   #18
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Hella ghetto....If you had a sun screen you'd be fine. BMW should have this in the cold weather or sport package (heated and cooled wheels.)
Yes... Heaven forbid something cheap, effective, and simple be associated with a BMW. Perhaps some Eskimo skinned driving gloves to protect your hands from the hot steering wheel.

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I won't be happy until my 6 speed shift knob is heated. And the turn signal, WTF didn't BMW think of this Hurry up you lazy mofos, this better be an option on the E90
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Old 11-13-2004, 01:33 AM   #19
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Old 11-13-2004, 03:40 AM   #20
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