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post #1 of 72 Old 21st March 2010, 06:11 PM Thread Starter
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My custom covered steering wheel

Guys, just got some pictures from the German steering wheel place that has made my steering wheel. This is the same company that used to make our steering wheels for BMW and the ones that did Kumaran's alcantara wheel. I did regular leather top, perforated leather sides, and alcantara bottom. The top stitch is horizontal, and of course there is ///M stitching all around. I have to say I love it!







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that is lush,i bet your over the moon,how long from order to delivery and cost on what you had done.
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I LOVE IT! I want one too...Contact info, price, terms (exchange or outright)?

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It is one of the things to do on my car this year, going to opt for it to be done fully is smooth non grained leather

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I'll be doing a very similar thing, but no alcantara.

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Company: Leder Raeder
Website: LaderReader.eu
Cost: 100-140 Euros depending on what you want
Shipping: 35 Euros to the states
Transaction: You pay 100 Euro deposit, they ship you new wheel, you ship back your old wheel and get deposit back
They shipped it DHL today, tracking info isn't up yet for ETA.

p.s. The people, or person, that I have been emailing throughout the entire transaction is wonderful. Typed decent English and was extremely helpful. Fulfilled my every request and the price can't be beat!


2001 ///M5 Jet Black on Caramel / Alcantara

Dinan
CAI, Dinan Rear Sway Bar, Dinan Front Strut Bar, Dinan Exhaust, Dinan
Brembo GT BBK 355mm Front - 345mm Rear, Evolve Alpha-N Tuning, Walbro 255HP fuel pump,
Ground Control Coilovers, Evolve "Medusa" headers, Magnaflow Cats, SuperSprint X-pipe, Magnaflow 10416 resonators, Beastpower Rear Sway Brackets, Gulf Oil Filter Housing w/ Fluidyne Cooler,
Custom Fluidyne Power Steering Cooler,
Linea Corse Z2S 19" wheels w/ Continental DW tires, EVO U/D Pulleys, Reinforced Rear Subframe, Diff Viton O-rings,
RaceSkids Metal Underbody Panels, Custom Leather/Alcantara steering wheel door panels and front seats, 35% window tint, Valentine One Hardwired, ACS style splitters,
E60 SSK and ZHP Knob, "Shorty" clutch stop w/ start sensor mod, Carbon Fiber Wrapped Interior, BSW subwoofer kit, Competition 6.5" front speakers in custom baffles,
DICE/Intravee II iPod adapter, TEC Cupholder, E90 radio knobs, AC and USB powered plugs installed in center console, Full LED overhaul in cabin/footwells/trunk

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My Custom covered steering wheel
My plug-n-play LED light upgrade
DIY adding AC and USB power outlets
DIY fix squeaking steering wheel adjustments
Shadow Chrome: A closer look
$6 DIY headrest in-car camera mount
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Company: Leder Raeder
Website: LaderReader.eu
Cost: 100-140 Euros depending on what you want
Shipping: 35 Euros to the states
Transaction: You pay 100 Euro deposit, they ship you new wheel, you ship back your old wheel and get deposit back
They shipped it DHL today, tracking info isn't up yet for ETA.

p.s. The people, or person, that I have been emailing throughout the entire transaction is wonderful. Typed decent English and was extremely helpful. Fulfilled my every request and the price can't be beat!
I'm confused by that. If what you want is 100 euros, you get that back as deposit? So your only cost is shipping?

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I'm confused by that. If what you want is 100 euros, you get that back as deposit? So your only cost is shipping?
Plus I think they take your core... at least thats how the Dallas wheel place does it (where I will be taking mine)

It looks good but a bit too much for me. Ideally I would have one stitching pattern all the way around and at max two types of material... 3 is just... too much. It looks good though, glad you enjoy it

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