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Old 28-11-2017, 07:04 PM   #21
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What wheel do you have in yours? There's a really nice M Tech wheel not far from me which is 370mm but it's non-airbag which is not ideal.

That's pretty cool, makes it more unique!
I run this in the 98. Rewrapped to be thicker. 375mm


In the 96 I have an E46 M3 wheel rewrapped and thicker in Alcantara (ZCP). The airbag and buttons do not function. This car is more performance orientated.

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Old 28-11-2017, 08:02 PM   #22
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Nice wheels!
They do seem to be on the wrong side of the car though!

MGJ92 - looks like a job for Royal...

http://royalsteeringwheels.com/gallery/bmw/

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Old 28-11-2017, 08:23 PM   #23
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Those look great! I think I'm going to go for a refurbed one after seeing yours. Looking at updating the wooden trim to black too, yours is really nice. The centre console in mine has a snapped section and the veneer replacement is crazy expensive, there's one on eBay which is damaged for £380!

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I picked up this on the weekend from a local leather restorer, it feels much better size vs the Nardi and I like how it keeps the OEM look in the car (original leather on the wheel). Will be fitting it in January as it's my christmas present from the family

Will be spending some time on correcting the paint this weekend so will post updates after

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I picked up this on the weekend from a local leather restorer, it feels much better size vs the Nardi and I like how it keeps the OEM look in the car (original leather on the wheel). Will be fitting it in January as it's my christmas present from the family

Will be spending some time on correcting the paint this weekend so will post updates after

I like the desk surface too! Inspired! How did you do this?
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I like the desk surface too! Inspired! How did you do this?
That was at the workshop where I picked up the wheel, it was a glass/plastic cover over the pictures.
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That looks to be in lovely condition
Nice find!

Good to keep the original Nardi wheel too

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All the new black trims turned up today, all in pretty good nick considering they are also over 20 years old. Hopefully get them fitted over the weekend if I get a chance! Annoyingly the radio is missing the left tab for the screw which it wasn't in the picture when buying so trying to get that sorted.

I'll only be taking the top black trim from this for the gear surround and keeping the grey on mine:



New ash trays







I'll only be taking the black trim in the centre from this also:

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Great project - keep us updated
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looks great. id love one of these.

keep the pictures coming
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