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Old 07-19-2004, 11:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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any way i can cut the plain black emblem out of my 94 steering wheel and pop a colored steering wheel emblem in that i have lying around? thanx in advance
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Old 07-19-2004, 11:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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anything is possible im sure if you cut it to the exact size, actaully alittle bit smaller, and the right depth you could glue it in there and push it in there tight enough that it owuld actaully look pretty good! but make sure you cut it right or itll look really tacky!

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Old 07-19-2004, 11:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thanks a lot, do you know what's under the top layer of rubber on the steering wheel? if i'll be cutting anything vital?
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Old 07-19-2004, 11:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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thanks a lot, do you know what's under the top layer of rubber on the steering wheel? if i'll be cutting anything vital?
ummi dont know how thick it is you might want to twait to get some advice from other people, because your airbag is under that and the flap isnt that thick.,,, but may be thick enough!

so well see! haha
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id just be careful not to cut too deep, might get the airbag
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any way i can flip down the front of the steering wheel without risking an airbag deployment?
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any way i can flip down the front of the steering wheel without risking an airbag deployment?
umm i think you have to deactivate it, theres a thread somehwere about it do a search!

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Why don't you just stick the coloured emblem ontop of the non-coloured logo? I don't think hacking up your steering wheel is such a great idea. Personally, I'm not too crazy about glueing things onto any interior part of the car.
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i think that would look pretty bad, unless you have some good leather filler
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yeah, if you really wanna change it, just buy a new stearing wheel. But it's your car, so do what you want. I personally like the suttle BMW emblem.
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well, i was just wondering, b/c i had an extra emblem lying around. it's pretty deep so it can't be glued down. and it has tabs on the side.
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well, i was just wondering, b/c i had an extra emblem lying around. it's pretty deep so it can't be glued down. and it has tabs on the side.
yeah i dont think its meant to be put in even with our crazy ideas i would say just buy a new wheel or glue the eblem on your wall of you room or something!

or you can ebay it!

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Old 07-20-2004, 12:17 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Haha yeah, say that it's a special one that adds horsepower when glued to your car, and sell it for like $400!!
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NONONONONONONONONONONONONO

NEVER ATTATCH ANYTHING TO THE STEERING WHEEL.

In the event of airbag deployment, that roundel will fly off directly into your face. The only way to safely get a colored wheel emblem is to swap the the wheel.
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Old 07-20-2004, 01:38 AM   #15 (permalink)
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I dont know, but i was wondering the same thing. I have a question about steering wheels too, can you fit a E36 M3 wheel on a 94 325is?
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