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Flat bottom steering wheel

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by JMayes, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. JMayes

    JMayes New Member

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    Hi all

    This has probably been asked loads so I apologise for repeating, but what Audi flat bottom steering wheel can you fit to an S3 8L?

    Cheers

    Jamie
     
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  2. Clart

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    I want one too, if possible... :)
     
  3. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid
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    The 8P one fits but the airbags are a bit involved to get working
     
  4. Freeman_1986

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    +1. any guides about?
     
  5. s3dave

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    Here is mine... steering wheel.jpg
     
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  6. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Tam (Where ever he's gone) had a custom flat bottom 8L wheel off ebay.
    The company cuts the bottom and makes it flat bottom and releather its.

    Not sure where but I think it was eBay.

    I got an idea about the newer steering wheels but I need someone to lend me their air bag. :)
     
  7. Marshall878

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    That certainly sounds the best solution! No redundant buttons all over the wheel. No risk of wrong airbag and it not going off..
     
  8. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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    This sounds like an amazing work around to get a FBSW.

    Any more details on this would be greatly appreciated- tried searching but not much luck tbh :uhm:
     
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  9. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    Same here.
    I've been looking.
    I'll keep looking and see what I can find.

    It might something that a metal worker and leather guy can make if they get together.
     
  10. flying oyster

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    It might something that a metal worker and leather guy can make if they get together.

    that sounds like one of your fantasies scott !!!!
     
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    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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  12. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
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    That's what I was talking about.

    Oyster, I need to know a leather worker.
    I could try it myself I guess. lol
     
  13. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator
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    I had never seen that post/thread tbh, so would have never tried searching for it without your Tam comment- who I think may have actually sold the S3 now after further ASN stalking :(

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/sale-wanted-audi-cars/208605-audi-s3-8l-black.html#post2085482

    I think I may have a ring around some companies I find on ebay and see what they can offer and if they have any examples I could view. Cars coming up to the 200k mark so the wheels has seen better days tbh.

    A 1 day fit/modify whilst I wait would be the ideal scenario - can't really do with taking my car off the road for a few days personally.

    Or maybe you can start modifying them now and flog them at AITP - I'm sure you would have enough takers :rockwoot:
     
  14. flying oyster

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    scott try dr mole he is doing leather repairs and the like on my fb page
     
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  15. JMayes

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    Thanks for all the advice going to see if I can get my wheel cut etc
     
  16. s33nyboy12

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    Royal steering wheels

    Google them, they do everything from BMW to lambo to Ferrari , think his name is jack
     
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