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      08-29-2012, 11:22 AM   #1
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M-Sport Steering Wheel Retrimmed

Heres a couple of pictures of my steering wheel which has been retrimmed in matching Alcantara with M-Sport stiching courtesy of www.royalsteeringwheels.com
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      08-29-2012, 11:27 AM   #2
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Looks like they did a really nice job on the work!! Any close ups of the stiching?!
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      08-29-2012, 11:35 AM   #3
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Nice, but why did they install it on the wrong side?

Looks factory, very nice craftsmanship, congrats. Did you consider the Kyalami orange stitch or could they not find a proper match?
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      08-29-2012, 11:39 AM   #4
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The quality of workmanship is top, I will try and post some closer pictures of the stiching in the next day or so.

The wheel is lovely to behold and the slight overly chunky feeling of the original wheel which many people commented on is now resolved with the re-trim!
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      08-29-2012, 11:40 AM   #5
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Looks like the shop did a great job. How do you like the feeling of the Alcantara vs the old wheel?
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      08-29-2012, 11:53 AM   #6
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Nice one mate, looking good......


stitching from the same company on my own
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The quality of workmanship is top, I will try and post some closer pictures of the stiching in the next day or so.

The wheel is lovely to behold and the slight overly chunky feeling of the original wheel which many people commented on is now resolved with the re-trim!
I have not had the chance to experience in car yet but holding the alcantara i must say, its feels quite nice in the hands

Can definitely feel the same large size yet feels slightly less chunky as the stock wheel (though personally I love the oversized wheel)

To clarify I have not had the chance to see a wheel done such as this but I have a Performance wheel sitting in the garage waiting to be mated to my precious!
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Very Nice!!!

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Aussie, OP.... In all honestly... I think that stitching looks better than OEM!!!
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      08-29-2012, 01:15 PM   #10
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Hetan, Shane, do they loan you a wheel while yours is being done?
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      08-29-2012, 01:50 PM   #11
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Hetan, Shane, do they loan you a wheel while yours is being done?
Yes mate they do. You will need to put a down a deposit for security and they will then return it once they receive the loan wheel back!

I actually exchanged my wheel for an original one already trimmed as they had one in stock. So I basically drove over and they swapped it over in 20mins.
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Yes mate they do. You will need to put a down a deposit for security and they will then return it once they receive the loan wheel back!

I actually exchanged my wheel for an original one already trimmed as they had one in stock. So I basically drove over and they swapped it over in 20mins.
Glad to know the swap is that easy, need to get my M wheel on
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Wow, that looks awesome! More detailed pictures please!

Also, if you don't mind sharing, how much was it?
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Yes mate they do. You will need to put a down a deposit for security and they will then return it once they receive the loan wheel back!

I actually exchanged my wheel for an original one already trimmed as they had one in stock. So I basically drove over and they swapped it over in 20mins.
Aha. Nice one. That's certainly the way I would like to do it.
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Where as I used my original and borrowed another while it was being done....
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