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Old 12-28-2012, 01:20 AM
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Default 997.1 to 997.2 Steering wheel Swap Done!

Well after months of research and debating over more bang for your buck mods I did it. Wifes Christmas present to me and the car. Thanks to those who provided input, I know its a "small" mod but it's completely changed the feel of the car. The interior looks and feel richer. Big thanks to Suncoast (Ric) and the Livermore Porsche Serivce Crew (Anthony Sunder and John B are awesome) Before and after pics.

If anyone is interested in my OEM wheel let me know. Cheers!
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:54 AM
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Looks fantastic!
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:38 AM
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Wow. That's a huge difference. Looks great.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:48 AM
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That's a nice upgrade!
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:26 PM
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looking good Tom. excellent upgrade, if I didn't already have the fat steering wheel on my car this thread would have cost me another couple of grand (this MB is really not good for my wallet)
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:12 PM
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Tom.. Looks awesome! Money well spent me thinks.....
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:31 PM
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Oh wow. Looks spectacular. Is your PCM painted or funny angle? Looks like a perfect match!
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:00 PM
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Thanks for the comments guys I'm very happy with how it looks and feels.

Nick, actually my PCM is finished in leather
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:16 PM
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Thats the wheel I want. Do all of the audio controls work?
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:19 PM
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Yes everything is functional.
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by fskof View Post
Thats the wheel I want. Do all of the audio controls work?

fskof..

Where is that road in your avitar?
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Old 01-01-2013, 03:04 PM
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Originally Posted by eurotom View Post
Thanks to those who provided input, I know its a "small" mod but it's completely changed the feel of the car. !
Very nice. I also have the .1 MF wheel (triangular air bag) on my .2 car and would like to do this mod. But damn, it's going to cost >$2k. dave
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:57 PM
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nice! BTW you need to drive more
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Old 01-02-2013, 11:45 AM
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FWIW: the wheel was actually available on the 997.1 prior to the change to 997.2....i:e late 2009 prod.
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Any coding or just plug and play?
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