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Old 8th April 2009, 15:43   #46
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Need some inputs on the consof an aftermarket wheel. Have my eyes on this one.
-What material are they made of?
-Are they durable?
-What are the chances of it getting loose like it happened to one our fellow members
-Any problems with horn integration?
-Problems with stalks and switches?
-Problems with return function of turning stalks?
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Old 8th April 2009, 16:21   #47
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Rohan,

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Need some inputs on the consof an aftermarket wheel. Have my eyes on this one.
-What material are they made of? - Typically steel or magnesium frame, with a hard plastic or rubber cover over and around it. Some aftermarket wheels also come with a polished wood cover.

-Are they durable? - Very, if you're getting a known brand like Momo or Ducaro. Unknown to many, G-Sport (the art leather seat cover maker) also makes steering wheels and alloys in small numbers.

-What are the chances of it getting loose like it happened to one our fellow members - No chance if done by a knowledgeable person.

-Any problems with horn integration? - Depends on the wheel design. I've not seen an aftermarket wheel which comes with a boss in the centre (like OEM wheels on cars). The design you have selected doesnt anyway. So you'll probably have to try alternate wiring for the horn.

-Problems with stalks and switches? - In Modern day steering columns, the stalks are mounted behind the wheel, on the sides of the column. Just replacing the wheel itself will not lead to any problems.

-Problems with return function of turning stalks? - Same answer as the previous query.
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Old 9th April 2009, 16:21   #48
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co etc which cost +12K.[/quote]
then you would have gone for swift or new wagonR steering wheels. For suzuki vehicles they are direct bolt-on. I had an alto before i had fixed wagonR steering wheel, i must say its too good. Now am going to fix swift steering on my zen.
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co etc which cost +12K.

then you would have gone for swift or new wagonR steering wheels. For suzuki vehicles they are direct bolt-on. I had an alto before i had fixed wagonR steering wheel, i must say its too good. Now am going to fix swift steering on my zen.
K_Shanz,

You just quoted/replied to a post dated 14th June 2007!!!

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Old 11th April 2009, 22:37   #50
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Thanks predatorwheelz for the info. Picked it up today. Initial impressions are good.
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K_Shanz,

You just quoted/replied to a post dated 14th June 2007!!!
oh sorry! that happened when i checked posts over phone while in college!
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Old 12th May 2009, 02:47   #52
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I brought sparco steering wheel for my car. Its street wheel, not the competition dish shaped one. Looks like a formula one car controller, and small too. Really satisfied with its performance.
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good , post some pics of the same and the price.
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good , post some pics of the same and the price.
ya, will do it ASAP.
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good , post some pics of the same and the price.

Sparco Extreme2 street steering wheel.
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K_shanz :- your car is the best zen i have seen. how much is this steering wheel?
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Old 15th May 2009, 21:15   #57
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Thanks! Actually my bro had it on his city. He paid around 10k for it some times back. Dont know exactly!

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K_shanz :- your car is the best zen i have seen. how much is this steering wheel?
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thats very dear i may not be able to aford that much
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Sporty staring wheel there but aren't its little difficult to drive with it, but looks damn cool. i have to say one very well maintained zen there, the car its so clean i really like people who seriously take care of their ride. post some more pis of the interior.

which model (year) is it ?
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Hey karan, thanks.
Its 2006 model. Its not that difficult to drive the car since the steering is small, it was when we used it on the city. On zen its good, the car is small know and zen have got a good turning radius.
Check my garage, will post some more pictures soon.
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