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Jun 24, 7:26am - #22581 
Steering wheel

I'm planning to modified/change my steering wheel but I'm kinda in doubt auto shop won't change or do such thing 'cuz of safety issue...I need some input what needs to be done THANKS! thumbsup [color=brown][/color]


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Jun 24, 7:39am - #22582 
what kind of modification ? ...

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Jun 24, 7:42am - #22583 
Im thinking about it but im planning to get that momo tonado type.


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Jun 24, 7:50am - #22584 
oh your just changing your steering wheel ... the way I read it, is that your were modifing the sotck one rofl

Yeah any bodyshop would probably do that ... you'll just lose your airbag.

Personally I don't like aftermarket steering wheels...they just don't look right cool

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Jun 24, 7:52am - #22585 
Originally Posted by RicePowered:[/i


Personally I don't like aftermarket steering wheels...they just don't look right cool


hmmm...I'll think about it,thanks! thumbsup


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Jun 24, 8:31am - #22586 
I like them...but you do lose your air bag and I don't think that's very safe to do at all.


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Jun 24, 8:34am - #22587 
i agree the airbag is essential in saving your life, dont lose it man. wrap it in vinyl or something but dont change it.

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Jun 24, 9:20am - #22588 
Airbags are important. Don't lose them. If you must, toyota sells color cordinated package that have two-tone steering wheels. You retain your stock airbag. It costs $400 last time i checked.


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Jun 24, 9:23am - #22589 
I thought air bags killed more people than they saved rolleyes

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Jun 24, 10:25am - #22590 
Originally Posted by celica05
I thought air bags killed more people than they saved rolleyes


exactly, okey heres the thing how can I keep my air bag if I decided to change my steering wheel?is there any steering wheel out there that keeps air bag aside from our stock??? confused


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Jun 24, 10:33am - #22591 
Originally Posted by tony
Airbags are important. Don't lose them. If you must, toyota sells color cordinated package that have two-tone steering wheels. You retain your stock airbag. It costs $400 last time i checked.


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Jun 24, 3:22pm - #22592 
You can buy the TRD steering wheel. It can be color cordinated and it still has an airbag. Unfortunatly i cant find anywhere that has a pic or where they sell it...anybody know?

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Jun 24, 3:29pm - #22593 
Here ya go:


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Jun 24, 8:35pm - #22594 
Thanks a bunch! thumbsup But why does it say on their site that it is for offroad use only??? Is having one of these illegal?

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Jun 24, 9:21pm - #22595 
this is my steering wheel...i love it, well it came with the car so i've got it made.
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Jun 24, 10:10pm - #22596 
actually pangit, you can crash your car and get those airbags deployed and that will be a good excuse to change your steering wheel rofl thumbsup


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Jun 25, 1:08am - #22597 
I really like the red TRD wheel! Where do I get it? how much is it?


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Jun 25, 1:17am - #22598 
About $700


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Jun 25, 9:03am - #22599 
damn those are sweet...but 700 bucks?!!
I'd rather not buy it now.


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Jun 25, 4:08pm - #22600 
Thanks a lot you guys!you guys are really COOL! thumbsup thumbsup


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Jun 25, 4:15pm - #22601 
PANGIT! what did you guys watch last night? confused


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Jun 25, 4:19pm - #22602 
watch that HULK movie...and its alright. rice


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Jun 25, 4:23pm - #22603 
thumbsup, why are you changing you steering wheel? confused


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Jun 25, 4:28pm - #22604 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
thumbsup, why are you changing you steering wheel? confused


um...he said he wanted a Momo like racing wheel. But we all said it's not safe since it doesn't have an airbag. Then Tony talked about those TRD ones that are 700 bucks that he could get. But that is just wayy too much.


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Jun 25, 5:16pm - #22605 
airbags like all other safety features have their pros and cons...I think I would be better off without an airbag because when I drive my seat is all the way up b/c I am short so if I were that close and got in an accident and the airbag went off I could get seriously injured, so if you want the steering wheel get it...just always wear a seatbelt thumbsup

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Jun 25, 5:22pm - #22606 
Originally Posted by TRDGTS014
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
thumbsup, why are you changing you steering wheel? confused


um...he said he wanted a Momo like racing wheel. But we all said it's not safe since it doesn't have an airbag. Then Tony talked about those TRD ones that are 700 bucks that he could get. But that is just wayy too much.


its his car, accidents happen, well he can put a pillow on his "MOMO" steering wheel and duck tape it for safety features rofl


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Jun 25, 6:18pm - #22607 
Originally Posted by ghtto playgrl

airbags like all other safety features have their pros and cons...I think I would be better off without an airbag because when I drive my seat is all the way up b/c I am short so if I were that close and got in an accident and the airbag went off I could get seriously injured, so if you want the steering wheel get it...just always wear a seatbelt thumbsup


I'm kinda short too my self what the use of an airbag if 50/50 I'm gonna get hurt anyway...But then again it DEPENDS in the situation right? rolleyes


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Jun 25, 6:20pm - #22608 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype

its his car, accidents happen, well he can put a pillow on his "MOMO" steering wheel and duck tape it for safety features rofl


Right...trying to be smart huh...hmmmm...pangit! rofl rofl


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Jun 25, 6:37pm - #22609 
Originally Posted by aspen
Originally Posted by Street Prototype

its his car, accidents happen, well he can put a pillow on his "MOMO" steering wheel and duck tape it for safety features rofl


Right...trying to be smart huh...hmmmm...pangit! rofl rofl


changing the steering wheel is nice, but which do you prefer, safety over looks or looks over safety? rolleyes


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Jun 25, 6:44pm - #22610 
Airbags in general only hurt people if your below a certain height. A lot of times though it saves a lot of damage to your face and truthfully is it worth having a cool steering wheel if it might mean your face could be scarred or have a crooked nose for the rest of your life?

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Jun 25, 7:06pm - #22611 
Roger that... thumbsup


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JC, what are you going to do this Saturday?


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Jun 25, 7:11pm - #22613 
I got duty rememeber?did Walter told you about that Strut bar? grin


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Jun 25, 7:13pm - #22614 
Originally Posted by aspen
I got duty rememeber?did Walter told you about that Strut bar? grin


the APR? ummmm, no?

nevermind, me and Walter will probably install the N20 this saturday, i need to go shopping for some toggle switches and shit thumbsup


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Cool!see you when i see you then!LATERS GTG now bye! wave


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Jun 25, 7:42pm - #22616 
I like the aftermarket steering wheels. I wanted one myself a while ago. But I would never be able to get one if it didn't have an airbag.


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Jun 25, 7:46pm - #22617 
just get the momo steering wheel and wear a sports bike helmet, you'll look pretty cool too! thumbsup rofl


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Jun 25, 7:50pm - #22618 
Originally Posted by 02CelicaGuy
just get the momo steering wheel and wear a sports bike helmet, you'll look pretty cool too! thumbsup rofl


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oh!!
I got a story that may help you decide...
you all know Team Dynamix Celica right? on the boards?
Well...on the 16th...he totaled his car...yeppers.
He said he flipped it a bunch of times and it was soo destroyed and he wasn't that hurt at all. AND his airbag DID NOT diploy! We are all lucky and thankful he is ok...I know I was. So if you got a Momo steering wheel...I would have aftermarket seats with it and the double straps like a rally racer holding me down. He didn't have any of that.


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Jun 25, 8:32pm - #22620 
Originally Posted by aspen
Originally Posted by ghtto playgrl
airbags like all other safety features have their pros and cons...I think I would be better off without an airbag because when I drive my seat is all the way up b/c I am short so if I were that close and got in an accident and the airbag went off I could get seriously injured, so if you want the steering wheel get it...just always wear a seatbelt thumbsup


I'm kinda short too my self what the use of an airbag if 50/50 I'm gonna get hurt anyway...But then again it DEPENDS in the situation right? rolleyes


Well I'm more than kinda short I'm 5'1 if that...and I believe if I have my seat all the way forward and not leaning back than no matter what the airbag will hurt me, I don't drive like that, I lean back as far as I can, but I did sit like that once and there was less than a foot between me and the steering wheel, so I'd feel safer not having one and I always wear my seatbelt...but than again some people believe that everything is predestined so no matter what it is going to happen right? wtf

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Jun 25, 9:54pm - #22621 
True! true!maybe no matter with or without airbag if worse gonna happen it will happen!As far as I know as long as I have my set belt on and little bit far in steering wheel I feel safer that way thumbsup


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Jun 26, 9:33am - #22622 
Performance center has wraps in various colors for about $40.00, check it out.


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