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      06-12-2019, 12:18 PM   #1
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does anyone knows if this will work? I have been searching for a while now, one hour here, one hour there, and I was pretty set on the conclusion that it will not work because of the spindle size, but then I found this:

https://motowey.com/products/bmw-m-p...steering-wheel


and, well, uhm.. I'm just so confused.

worth mentioning two things; 1) every post I found, the person was trying to retrofit the steering wheel to get the updated look, I just want to swap it because the leather on mine is bad, and me getting excited with the magic eraser did NOT make things better. 2) I found a brand new M3/M4 steering wheel for $200



any help would be greatly appreciated!!

PS: First post on this forum, other than inquiring for items at the marketplace. I don't even know if my post is in the right place. sorry, I have forum-anxiety.. it's a thing.
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      06-12-2019, 04:39 PM   #2
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So you are thinking since they list several series of is one fits all?
More than likely they have bases for each.
If you want to double check, get your part number or look up the M part number and to to www.realoem.com .
Search that number and it should list cross compatibility.

Also, there are places that will rewrap your wheel.
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So you are thinking since they list several series of is one fits all?
More than likely they have bases for each.
If you want to double check, get your part number or look up the M part number and to to www.realoem.com .
Search that number and it should list cross compatibility.

Also, there are places that will rewrap your wheel.
Yeah I thought of that but I tried to go through with the transaction and it never gave me the option to choose between chassis. I am also aware that this company could be wrong/shady. I am just looking for someone to tell me it's a good ide to purchase that cheap and new steering wheel


part numbers are different but that could be because as others have mentioned in other threads, the 3 series/4 series use a wheel that is smaller in diameter, which I would not mind, since I think that would mean a slightly (of at all noticeable) steering feel. I can't find concrete info in this topic, as far a lci goes.

I thought about a wrapped wheel, but there are may things that I am not sold on, like the finish being sub-part (at least from some posts I've seen), the fact that someone mentioned heated feature doesn't work as well, possibly because heat is being dissipated through a larger area, and the fact that I'd probably have to ship it somewhere.


seems like I am at a loss and I'll have to bite the bullet and pay $800 for a new steering wheel.
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I'm not talking about a cover over wrap, they strip the wheel and put a new one layer on.
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I'm not talking about a cover over wrap, they strip the wheel and put a new one layer on.
ah, yes, I read about that too and apparently there is high chance of the heating element getting destroyed since it's just a thin layer of... copper, I assume, since I can't remember for sure, but I do remember another member having the same issue.


Thanks for all the input!
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