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      10-01-2013, 11:38 PM   #1
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will m3 paddles fit steptronic wheel?

will m3 paddle shifters fit our step steering wheel?

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      10-02-2013, 12:38 AM   #2
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Yes, plug and play. It also operates the same way as the M, so pull one side for down shift and the other side for upshift. No more push / pull. Highly recommend!

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      10-02-2013, 12:40 AM   #3
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Do you know if any one has done it and is there instructions on installing it? Do you have to cut anything in the back of the steering wheel ? Thanks
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      10-02-2013, 02:59 AM   #4
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Yes, I have done it, the photo above is my car. It's pretty self explanatory once you get the steering wheel removed. See the video below:

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      10-02-2013, 07:20 AM   #5
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Awesome. There's actually someone on here that sells them for $150 ish I think. Maybe less? I'm gonna buy them soon. Not a huge fan of the push pull.
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Sorry it was $199 from euro speed I believe. It's plug and play if you already have paddles.
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Oh so it's plug and play no need to cut back of steering wheel for it to fit? Who sells them on here for $150? Or do you know where I can get them cheap?
Come on dude. People already answered that it's plug and play. Go to the marketplace and find the vendor.
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eBay had it for $165 brand new set.
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Come on dude. People already answered that it's plug and play. Go to the marketplace and find the vendor.
You can lead a horse to water....
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Adam,

Thanks for the information on the M3 paddle shifters. I may consider this mod for my car. Is that a 1M steering wheel on your car?
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Adam,

Thanks for the information on the M3 paddle shifters. I may consider this mod for my car. Is that a 1M steering wheel on your car?
It is from an M3 but I would assume it is similar (or exact) to the 1M wheel. It is thicker than the M-sport wheel I had previously, and the leather is also nicer. Love it!!

They are pretty easy to find on the M3Post marketplace.


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It is from an M3 but I would assume it is similar (or exact) to the 1M wheel. It is thicker than the M-sport wheel I had previously, and the leather is also nicer. Love it!!

They are pretty easy to find on the M3Post marketplace.
Thanks for the information. I just purchased a set of M3 DCT paddles from Eurospeed in the Commercial Sales section of the forum. Can't wait to get them installed!
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Come on dude. People already answered that it's plug and play. Go to the marketplace and find the vendor.
Here is the link to make it easy. http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...ght=M3+Paddles
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Adam,

Once you remove the steering wheel, do you have to remove the steering wheel trim in order to remove the old paddles and install the new ones? Thanks.
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Found this video too. It is for changing from M3 to extended M3 paddles, but it shows the basic process of removing the steering wheel, steering wheel trim and paddles and reinstalling everything.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDDQLRmgFaU
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M3 paddle shifters arrived today! Hopefully I can find time this week to install them.
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Let me know how it goes. I will do this in the future. Maybe even change into an M3 wheel instead.
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Adam,

Once you remove the steering wheel, do you have to remove the steering wheel trim in order to remove the old paddles and install the new ones? Thanks.
Yes, but that is the easy part Well, the whole thing is easy. Only takes 5 or 10 mins if you take your time.
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anyone know if m3 paddles are pnp with 128i steptronic?
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anyone know if m3 paddles are pnp with 128i steptronic?
As mentioned above, yes.
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Yes, but that is the easy part Well, the whole thing is easy. Only takes 5 or 10 mins if you take your time.
Thanks! I hope it is that easy. I'm planning to switch out the paddles this evening.
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Installed my M3 paddles tonight. Took me about a half hour start to finish. Took my time and tried to make sure I followed the steps in the video. The biggest issue I had was trying to get the air bag released. The right side was easy. The left side took me about five minutes of fiddling around to get it to release. I finally pushed in on the airbag while I pushed the screwdriver up and it popped loose. Everything else came apart just like in the video.

Putting it all back together was easy. And based on my brief experience with them the M3 paddles are awesome and very easy to use. No more push-pull.
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