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Old 05-10-2013, 05:22 AM   #1
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Removing steering wheel

Anyone know how? I wanna plastidip mine without having to tape off everything so I'm thinking just take it off and dip it.
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The plastic column guards need to come off. Then the bolts holding on the airbag. Disconnect your airbag before doing this by the way! Once the airbag is out of the way you should be able to see the rest and figure it out from there. Its been about 3-4 years since I pulled the one in my 94. It's not difficult. You just need to take your time and have a decent set on hand tools.
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The plastic column guards need to come off. Then the bolts holding on the airbag. Disconnect your airbag before doing this by the way! Once the airbag is out of the way you should be able to see the rest and figure it out from there. Its been about 3-4 years since I pulled the one in my 94. It's not difficult. You just need to take your time and have a decent set on hand tools.
Two of those on either side. Make sure to disconnect the battery for at least 10-20 minutes before servicing
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The plastic column guards need to come off. Then the bolts holding on the airbag. Disconnect your airbag before doing this by the way! Once the airbag is out of the way you should be able to see the rest and figure it out from there. Its been about 3-4 years since I pulled the one in my 94. It's not difficult. You just need to take your time and have a decent set on hand tools.
Okay cool thank you very much!

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Two of those on either side. Make sure to disconnect the battery for at least 10-20 minutes before servicing
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you need a puller to take the steering wheel off
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you need a puller to take the steering wheel off
It makes it easier. But you can just pull it out by hand
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If you keep the nut loose, and not take it off all the way, you can pull as hard as you want and the nut will keep it from flinging off and punching you in the face.

If you want it easier, take the palm of your hand and bang from left to right sides of the wheel until it is loose, and pull it toward you.

Pulling my steering wheel was super easy.
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Now I'm scared lol
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Now I'm scared lol
Hahah but you just want to plastidip the airbag right? The pony airbag comes completely off. If you plastidip the actual steering wheel all the dip will probably rip off in 2 maybe 3...... Minutes depending on how you drive.

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Take this for example. Where you see the lines, that what's gonna come off and you'll be left with the airbag holder AKA steering wheel
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Hahah but you just want to plastidip the airbag right? The pony airbag comes completely off. If you plastidip the actual steering wheel all the dip will probably rip off in 2 maybe 3...... Minutes depending on how you drive.

Take this for example. Where you see the lines, that what's gonna come off and you'll be left with the airbag holder AKA steering wheel
Yeah I was just gonna dip everything and put the steering wheel cover back on so it won't get messed up
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Yeah I was just gonna dip everything and put the steering wheel cover back on so it won't get messed up
It would be hard to put on a cover after the dip. It'll probably peel off. If I were you I would dip the airbag and use actual paint on the wheel
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It would be hard to put on a cover after the dip. It'll probably peel off. If I were you I would dip the airbag and use actual paint on the wheel
Hmm okay ill see what I can do:p thanks!
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I would disconnect the battery first before removing the airbag.
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