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Old 01-14-2009, 05:53 AM   #1
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i was wonder how do i change the steering wheel in a miata??? what would be something i have to do?
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Pull the air bag, its 4 ten MM nuts on the back. Unplug the air bag and horn.

Un bolt and pull the wheel off.
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Normally, I would tell you to slit your wrists or jump in front of a train. But since this is the nicer, more family-friendly MiataTurbo.net, I will just tell you this:

If you have to ask how to remove your steering wheel on a forum, you shouldn't be ******* around with your airbag. Leave it alone, or hire someone who knows what they are doing.
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Old 01-14-2009, 06:17 AM   #4
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so it just a pug and play thing than right?
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Lmfao.
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lol Sav your right.. he really shouldnt mess with his airbag.

or if he records it exploding in his face and posts it we would all get a good laugh.
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i was wonder how do i change the steering wheel in a miata??? what would be something i have to do?
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so it just a pug and play thing than right?

Seriously guy, I'm drunk right now and my posts are better typed than yours

Go to the m.net garage section and look there, it pretty much describes it step by step.

If you think replacing your stock steering wheel and airbag with an aftermarket one is plug and play, you really shouldnt be removing your airbag in the first place
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Old 01-14-2009, 09:46 AM   #8
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have a friend shake the airbag sensor vigorously while you unscrew the airbag.
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punch the nose of your car first. That will remove all risk.
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have a friend shake the airbag sensor vigorously while you unscrew the airbag.

the airbag sensor sits next to the hood latch.... have your friend hit said sensor with a BFH.
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I have never even seen the airbag sensor on our cars, def didnt come across it while installing the intercooler.

Hey noob, just take the steering wheel apart and unplug the air bag. Its not gonna explode in your face. If your that worried just wear a full face football helmet.
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the three are in this pic. two on the sides (above the corner lenses), the third is bolted directly next to the hood latch. dunno about +94...
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Seriously guy, I'm drunk right now and my posts are better typed than yours
You know, I've noticed that you sure are drunk alot lately. lol
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I have my change documented on my website: 93 steering wheel change

This is a more involved swap, as it allows me to go back to stock if needed. If that is not wanted, then all the cutting and filing to fit the air bag wiring is not needed.
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You know, I've noticed that you sure are drunk alot lately. lol
that goes against his new year resolution doesn't it?
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You know, I've noticed that you sure are drunk alot lately. lol
Its a Russians natural state of being. Its when they are sober you have to worry.
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You know, I've noticed that you sure are drunk alot lately. lol
damn it, I need to cut back even more.
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that goes against his new year resolution doesn't it?
you're right, but in my defense I have not touched anything but beer since new year lol
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Its a Russians natural state of being. Its when they are sober you have to worry.
LMAO damn it, I'm trying not to be the typical russian, but just cant change my natural state
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