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  1. E46 General
    I bought a e39 Multifunction steering wheel for my 2003 e46 sedan. It’s a 4 spoke steering wheel (the non-sport one) I thought to myself, couldn’t I just replace my e46 airbag with the e39 multifunction airbag? This would save a lot of work. thanks for the answers already!
  2. E46 General
    I bought a E46 316i and it has the airbag light on, also horn and buttons on the steering wheel don't work (but only on the cruise control buttons, the radio buttons work). When I press the horn I can hear the relay clicking and I have checked the fuses. Horn is connected behind the bumper so I...
  3. E46 General
    Hi guys, I was talking with a buddy about amazon/ebay steering wheel wrap kits and he said they don't last and become loose and deteriorate due to poor materials. Is this true? For the people whom wrapping their steering wheel how is it holding up? Do you leave your car parked outside in the...
  4. E46 General
    Does anyone have a method for cleaning an alcantara? Preferably without having to buy any chemicals or tools. Home remedy would be great. My E46 has 100k miles and never properly cleaned it. It is very matted down and doesn't feel good. Thanks
  5. Interior
    M3 maybe others, steering wheel controls. Very nice condition! I purchased for my 330i M Sport pkg but sold the car before I found a suitable steering wheel to go with it. I will ship to US.
    $100 USD
  6. E46 General
    Hi everyone! I have recently stitch a wrap on my steering wheel. I wonder to know about a coating of seams to protect them from breaking. Any ideas? P.S. i have attached my steering wheel if anyone is interested
  7. Europe
    I have a 316Ti (E46 Compact) from 2004 and i wanted to know if it’s possible to tell if you have a stage 1 or 2 airbag without removing the steering wheel? Your help is very appreciated!
  8. E46 General
    If you’re steering wheel is tearing like 80% of e46s, if you hate steering wheel covers that end up making your steering wheel 3 inches thicker I got the best “mod” for you. 40$ and about 4 hours of work...
  9. Motorsports, Track
    Hello everyone I'm currently in the process of building a track car 330i. I got a full roll cage and a 5 point harness installed already and I was about to install a quick release steering wheel short hub but found that it doesn't fit at all. Before I start taking everything apart I just wanted...
  10. Suspension, Brakes
    Hey, I just attached my aftermarket boss, tightened it to spec and realized that it wasn't aligned and that I want to remove the stock cable. When I try pulling it off it isn't budging at all, it's really stuck on there. I've read that some people used the steering wheel as leverage but I'm too...
  11. Europe
    I’m supposed to put this onto this: I have a 2001 BMW E46 318i and i had the old ugly ass h steering wheel and i decided to buy something better so i found e36 m wheel for some cheap money and seller told me it would fit but my airbag maybe won’t work so i googled a little bit and most of the...
  12. E46 General
    I have a ‘99 328i with the single stage airbag will the e39 m sport steering wheel fit plug and play? I don’t really care about the multifunction buttons since I have an aftermarket radio
  13. Motorsports, Track
    Hi guys, Here with a modding question, the M3 steering wheel swap/paddle shift retrofit is quite a common and awesome mod for the E46 non M cars. Easy done too. However, I was wondering if its possible to get the steptronic to work with a universal paddle shifter attached to an aftermarket...
  14. E46 General
    Today I installed an after market steering wheel in my BMW. When taking off the factory wheel, I accidentally unwinded the clock string cables. I tried my best to rewind them but that doesn’t really work. Can I just cut it out? Will It throw codes or mess anything else up? I’m guessing they are...
  15. E46 General
    Ive tried scouring several forums but i havent found the exact answer im looking for so here goes. Since august 2019 I am the proud owner of a Pre-facelift E46 325i (2001/06). I managed to retrofit a bluetooth module myself and then turned to replacing my button-less 4 spoke plastic steering...
  16. E46 General
    Hi all, I couldn't find this info on realoem. I got an msport steering wheel to put on instead of my square one (the one w dual stage airbag and without the horizontal lines on the airbag). Upon opening the new msport up the bolt that connects the ground to the metal is missing and the wire...
  17. E46 General
    I am trying to identify the source of this noise when my steering is standstill, that is, when I am NOT turning the wheel. When I turn the steering wheel, ever so slightly, the noise is completely gone. Does anyone have any ideas what might be the cause of that? I am attaching a link to a video...
  18. E46 General
    Hi all, I was driving on a highway last night and my tyre pressure sensor light came on. I just had new tyres put on the front last weekend, so I thought it might have something to do with that. But then I noticed the steering wheel controls for the radio, phone, and cruise control had turned...
  19. Australia
    Hi all. This is the story of how, as a massive car-tech noob, I got my SMG steering wheel and I retrofit it to my car. So I bought my first E46 almost 5 months ago now and I'm still in love. The one main thing I wanted to change was the steering wheel. I had seen on the forum that people had...
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