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Old 03-14-2010, 08:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question How do you remove the wood grain off steering wheel & auto shift knob

Hello everyone I'm having a problem with my 01 E53 X5 changing out the wood grain dash kit and I'm stuck...No clue on how to remove the wood grain off the steering wheel & shift knob to change out..I'm having all the wood grain changed out to carbon fiber overlay so I need to remove them i got everything else off the X5 except those two pieces..So Please Help Me Out Thank You...
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Hello everyone I'm having a problem with my 01 E53 X5 changing out the wood grain dash kit and I'm stuck...No clue on how to remove the wood grain off the steering wheel & shift knob to change out..I'm having all the wood grain changed out to carbon fiber overlay so I need to remove them i got everything else off the X5 except those two pieces..So Please Help Me Out Thank You...

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Just looking to findout how to remove the woodgrain off of the shif knob does anyone know how???????????
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I'd expect that there is some sort of retaining clip arrangement within the body of each item, but that's a guess. If you disassemble each piece to a point where you can see behind the woodgrain parts, it might help. Alternatively, have a look at the Carbon Fibre parts that you are going to fit to see if they give you any ideas, it might be that these finishes are simply glued to the surface of the parts they are attached to.
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