New Steering Wheel Installed

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Old 05-22-2019, 09:37 AM
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New Steering Wheel Installed

One step closer to a Mini UK Challenge Car

https://myredmini.com/new-steering-wheel-installed/


 
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Old 05-23-2019, 05:32 PM
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Nice, I was thinking of doing something similar. How much did it cost? Did you have to send your steering wheel to them?
 
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All in all it was $575.

Nope, I still have my stock wheel. Im just amazed it only took 3 days to get here. I cant get amazon stuff that fast.

Im very impressed with Control Custom too. I did everything off of facebook so I was a little skeptical. They always answered my messages and were great to work with.
 

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Very nice! Where did you get the steering wheel from? I have been wanting to change the steering wheel in my 2014 Countryman S.
 
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Thanks! I got it from a UK company - https://controlcsw.com/
 
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It looks like you got the alcantara. How does the material feel? I'm torn between alcantara and perforated leather.
 
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Incredible! I wanted a race car wheel so that was the only thing I had my mind set on. The wheel diameter is wider which is perfect too. I couldn't be happier

i had the fake leather stock wheel and found it a bit slippery for me. I think you can get the wheel with carbon in the middle sections
 
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Sweeeeeet!! The circumference looks the same but they flattened the bottom!! On their website the first pic is of VW (type R) wheel that looks like a video game console.
 

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Ha! Good point, I just saw that

the wheel is actually little thicker, which is what I was hoping for, because there must be a pad or backing for the Alcantara to stick too before they stitched it.
 
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Gorgeous wheel. Those carbon fiber examples on their web site are special -- but the price!
 
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That price includes the steering wheel. You do not need to send them yours. I have a JCW steering wheel with paddle shifters and was quoted a much higher price. I thought I would be able to transfer the paddles over to the custom steering wheel but they said it was a different steering wheel.
 
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Nice, been hoping for something like this, really be nice someone in the states would offer this.
 
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Honestly, it was a complete pain-free experience. It got to my house from the UK faster than I can get UPS packages
 
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