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Old 05-11-2004, 01:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 96' 328ic and have a small tear in the steering wheel about the size of a quarter at the 1 o'clock position. It is from wear. Any suggestions on what I can do? ANy way I can get it repaired w/o rreplacing the wheel?
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i dont care for them, but "wheelskins" makes a high quality replacement rap. I haven't seen an oem replacement.
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An OEM repair is more expensive than a second hand (or salvage yard) one. A good alternative is a M3 or sport steering wheel.
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PROBLEM SOLVED.
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Old 05-12-2004, 08:07 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Can anyone tell me if this steering wheel from a 99 Z3 will fit the 96 328ic?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...&category=33704
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Also, How about this one from a 96 M3?

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I think it will fit, but I'm not really sure.
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The top one is the exact model of my wheel. I would put money on it that it will install on your bimmer. Call the dealership and ask.
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the e36 steering wheel is the same for all models.
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