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Old 23rd April 2019, 12:42   #1
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Need help in finding something better for my 7 Series Signature. Apart from the steering, it looks and drives absolutely fantastic. I would have sold this long back but for the wonderful Bowers system

BMW Dealers cannot offer anything for this model so what are the options, with or without paddles?

MY - 2014/15 - Variant - 730-D
VIN - DZ29198
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Old 23rd April 2019, 19:57   #2
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-M-Spo...l/253861574785

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-M-Spo...4/273453450906
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The fitment of the F02 7 series is the same as the F10 5 series. And the steerings are interchangeable and fully functional. So any option for the F10 5 series (apart from M5) would work.
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Need help in finding something better for my 7 Series Signature.
No paddle shifters . You MUST get paddles with your new steering. I can't even imagine driving this engine + gearbox on the open road without paddle shifters. The gearbox is very willing to listen to the driver's commands.

This will be your best bet. Taken from Tanveer's thread:
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You MUST get paddles with your new steering. I can't even imagine driving this engine + gearbox on the open road without paddle shifters.
This will be your best bet.
This is exactly what I have ordered via a friendly Bhpian Now the waiting game begins.
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Assuming yours is an F04 7 series, enquire at BMW whether the steerings from the G11 are compatible or not? An MSport steering in a signature edition may look bit out of place don't you think? The G11 ones are really beautiful with all metal buttons. You might need to spend a bit more but there are barely used ones available on eBay. All this, if the compatibility is there.
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An MSport steering in a signature edition may look bit out of place don't you think?
Didn't think on those lines really, if I am not mistaken, BMW used to give wooden trim on 530-D in past so it should be OK.
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The G11 ones are really beautiful with all metal buttons. All this, if the compatibility is there.
Correct, the newer wheel is better (I used to own one in M Trim ) But I am sure with all the latest electronics it will be hard to configure. My best bet is the M Sports from 5 series for which seller has assured paddles will work 99,9 %

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This is exactly what I have ordered via a friendly Bhpian Now the waiting game begins.

Got mine too, from the friendly Bhpian 2 years ago, for my X3 f25 20d. One of the best upgrades.
Ohh, yes I installed the Steinbauer box as well.
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I would have sold this long back but for the wonderful Bowers system.

This is exactly what I have ordered via a friendly Bhpian, Now the waiting game begins.

This should look rather nice in your car. I think the M-sport steering wheel is one of the best out there.


Also, If you do decide to part with your 7, please DM me before you exchange it for another car.
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This is exactly what I have ordered via a friendly Bhpian Now the waiting game begins.
Good choice. Congrats! Which BHPian hooked it up?

I too am contemplating changing my W222 S steering to a wooden type one but itís hard to source it and I presume will cost a bomb.

How much did this steering cost you?
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Got it installed yesterday, looks great.
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I wonder whether this is the right thread to post my issue, but how can I get retrimming done for my worn out E90 steering wheel? Pune/Mumbai works for me. Thanks

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