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Old 04-10-13, 02:19 PM   #31
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Thats what I thought it was..... Basicly when you hit the horn you are just connecting the ground and completing the circuit. I just wasn't sure which one it was. I didn't have time to play with it. I ordered the spacer for mine, should be here tomorrow. I might play with the cruise control when I hook the horn up, and see if I can come up with some solution for that also.

My wheel is so close to the turn signals, that everytime I turn the wheel my knuckles hit it and turn the signals on! lmao. The spacer is two inches, so that should be just right I think.
Just posted up the DIY my friend!!
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Finally had some time to mess with the cruise control setup. I took it all apart and mounted the factory lever just under the steering wheel. It was actaully really easy. It's just three wires that I had to spice together. Then i just drilled a few little holes in the bottom plastic cover, and wrapped two black zip ties around it to hold it in place.

It works just like normal, and I can easily use it right threw the wheel. If your not looking for it you really dont notice it's there either. Now just to figure out how to get the horn working without having a wire getting wrapped up when you turn the wheel. I might just put a button some where, if I cant come up with a easy solution.
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looks good!

I want to see ucf20 factory wood on ucf10!
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Old 05-21-13, 03:37 PM   #34
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Anyone ever recovered the stock one? My wheel and driver seat are getting a bit ratty.
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Anyone ever recovered the stock one? My wheel and driver seat are getting a bit ratty.
What color is your interior? I have my stock one, and it's in good shape.
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Old 05-21-13, 04:28 PM   #36
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to make your horn work, do the following. i am sure your hub has this metal ring so you should be able to do this instead so the horn works with the actual horn button on the center of the wheel.

http://www.preludeonline.com/f28/how...wheels-206210/

i did that on my ex-gf's car which ran an NRG hub and QR and it works great!
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Im thinkin i wanna put the TOMS i got for my birthday from a friend years ago in my LS. though i wanna keep my cruise control since all my switches are attached to the factory wheel. is there anyway around that?
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Im thinkin i wanna put the TOMS i got for my birthday from a friend years ago in my LS. though i wanna keep my cruise control since all my switches are attached to the factory wheel. is there anyway around that?
Take a look at what I posted. It is working great for me, and easy to use too. I guess you missed it....
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how do you guys remove the steering wheel?
can someone post a step by step DIY?
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I don't have many pictures, but heres a quick step by step.


1. Unplug battery and let it sit for atleast 10minutes before starting the removal.
2. Remove airbag. There are four star-bit (i think thats what they are called ) screws behind little covers on the backside of the wheel. Take those out and then the airbag will come off.
3. Then you should see a big nut/bolt in the center of the wheel. I think its a 19mm. Take that off.
4. Then you might need at puller to get the wheel off. Sometimes you can just pull it off by hand, but sometimes you will need to buy/rent a puller.

I might have missed something, but this is pretty much it. Hope this helps.
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Cool thanks!
The puller is like those balljoint puller?
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http://www.autozone.com/autozone/acc..._&target=shelf

You can rent one from autozone, or any local auto parts store near you. all you gotta do, is go in request what you need, pay a deposit (50 bucks) use it, return it, then they will return the deposit in full to you asap. very easy to do.
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The puller for the steering wheel is a very simple peice. I wouldn't be surprised if you could buy one for $10-20 instead of renting one. But it's one of those tools that you might only use once. So nothing wrong with renting it.
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Take a look at what I posted. It is working great for me, and easy to use too. I guess you missed it....
Lol thanks USOFF89, i musta overlooked it, but i'll read one more time.
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how do you guys remove the steering wheel?
can someone post a step by step DIY?
If you use the SEARCH bar you will find my detailed (with pictures) DIY to change your steering wheel along with NRG part numbers and different Toyota hubs that fit the LS.
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