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Flat bottom steering wheel

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

    Clart Audi S3 Section Mod Gold Supporter Audi S3

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

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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

    Freeman_1986 Member

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    +1. any guides about?
     
  5. s3dave

    s3dave TFSI Hybrid Supporter

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

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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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

    Marshall878 Member

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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 Regional Rep

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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:
     
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2014
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  9. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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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

    flying oyster 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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  11. kwistof

    kwistof South East Events Moderator Regional Rep

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  12. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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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 Regional Rep

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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

    JMayes New Member

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

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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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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