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B7 RS4 steering wheel onto B5 S4?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by stapo69, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. stapo69

    stapo69 All hail the mighty quattro!

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    Anyone fitted one of the flat bottom new RS4 steering wheels to there B5 A4/S4/RS4? Bolt straight on? Any probs/issues?

    Here's a pic of the wheel to help anyone out.

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    Any help greatly appreciated.
     
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  3. waveform2

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    Almost positive i've seen one fitted to a b5 in a pic but as to the hows/wheres/whens etc i cant help i'm sure maybe doc would be the best man for that q.... ?
     
  4. Randomjim

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    I think doc has a pic of one on a b5 somewhere
     
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    Yep it's been done before but I think there is issues with the air bags.
     
  6. Blue_Thunder

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    Didn't Olly_K do this on his B5 RS4?

    IIRC, Doc's right, you can't get the airbags working, although I think someone managed to get the multi-function steering wheel buttons to work.
     
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    A little more info but I will hunt for more.

     
  8. stapo69

    stapo69 All hail the mighty quattro!

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    So it should bolt straight on, think i could sacrifice airbag for a wheel that good looking! Just the price that's a slight issue now! I'm sure i've seen pics of it done somewhere, but can I find em?!!!! My favourites is full of **** like that, but never the **** you want!
     
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    mate of mine has one in his RS4 B5 so it fits physically but the wiring to the airbag is different, at some point we'll have a go at sorting it, i think it can be done but it's a case of checking the drawings to see what triggers what, it's not the sort of thing you undertake lightly, lol
     
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    theres a b5 rs4 on autotrader for sale at the moment which has one fitted
     
  11. Randomjim

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    Isn't the wheel about £800
     
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    Seems cheap
     
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    very but too much greif for not much gain imho altho it is v.nice
     
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    What about the new TT steering wheel think it's a similar design.
     
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    yeah might be a better option more chance of a straight fit?
     
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    I could ask one of the blokes @ work to whip their steering wheels off and.... nah better not!
     
  18. stapo69

    stapo69 All hail the mighty quattro!

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    Sounds like a plan to me.
     
  20. Blue_Thunder

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    Yep Stapo, they are about £1200. That's just crazy money for a hoop!
     
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    esp. if the airbag dosent work!
     
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    Audi must be using dual-stage airbags by now..I'm not sure what the work-around is for those.
     
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    Yea it does look good. Lol at the dog in the second picture :)
     
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    I was at the stealers today and noticed the new S3 also has a wheel like that one... duno if its a better fit.
     
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    stapo69 All hail the mighty quattro!

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    that dog is funny! best security you'll get!
     
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    for sure!
     
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    Btw thats one sweet RS4, lookd v.tidy!
     
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    £18k and it's yours! Not too bad I don't think for fully loaded motor like that. KW coilovers, full Milltek, AMD remap, 405bhp, 8 pot brakes. And in the best colour of course! I want, I want so much. Anyone wanna buy my S4 for £18k...........:icon_thumright:
     

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