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adrian993
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 5:50 pm    Post subject: Is it possible to remove the airbag cover? Reply with quote

is it possible to remove the top cover on the airbag (ie seperate it from the airbag)?

Thinking about shipping for a rewrap but I don’t know if it’s possible to ship an airbag so thinking to remove the trim only
 
  
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Billy Bumpsteer
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 9:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is possible but I wouldnt want to do it, competent DIY at least, there are lots of little tabs that need to be bent back. Is it leather or vinyl? Just ship the complete thing, declare it as car interior trim.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have yet to come across any place that can do a proper job recovering airbags but if you want to send yours off then just unbolt the screws at the back and remove the electrical unit then send off the full airbag and let the trimmer remove the cover.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good point... it’s not in terrible shape so I could just leave it as is

it’s already a leather trimmed airbag I was thinking to retrim it as well along with the steering wheel (which has got the wooden option but some of the lacquer is cracking so thought should get it redone)
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Billy Bumpsteer
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

adrian993 wrote:
Good point... it’s not in terrible shape so I could just leave it as is

it’s already a leather trimmed airbag I was thinking to retrim it as well along with the steering wheel (which has got the wooden option but some of the lacquer is cracking so thought should get it redone)


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There isn’t much demand for the wood/leather wheels and they often come up on eBay in mint condition so personally I’d look to buy a replacement rather than getting it retrimmed and lacquered Or you could ditch the wheel and get plain leather or go for a carbon/leather option.
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why do you want to retrim it? If the leather airbag trim is in good condition but discoloured you could have it re-dyed.
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adrian993
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dream911 wrote:
There isn’t much demand for the wood/leather wheels and they often come up on eBay in mint condition so personally I’d look to buy a replacement rather than getting it retrimmed and lacquered Or you could ditch the wheel and get plain leather or go for a carbon/leather option.


I like the wood actually it was a preferred option.

Wood stuff is actually very hard to come by I’ve been looking for wood shifters wood hand brake wooden dash and wood door panels and I’ve never ever come by any, on eBay, or on forums.

If anyone had a lead I would be very happy to take one..
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

adrian993 wrote:
Dream911 wrote:
There isn’t much demand for the wood/leather wheels and they often come up on eBay in mint condition so personally I’d look to buy a replacement rather than getting it retrimmed and lacquered Or you could ditch the wheel and get plain leather or go for a carbon/leather option.


I like the wood actually it was a preferred option.

Wood stuff is actually very hard to come by I’ve been looking for wood shifters wood hand brake wooden dash and wood door panels and I’ve never ever come by any, on eBay, or on forums.

If anyone had a lead I would be very happy to take one..


The door panels are hard to come by but there are 3 or 4 steering wheels on eBay at the moment. Are you after a 3 spoke or 4 spoke wheel?

Shift knobs and handbrakes are a bit harder to come by. Worth checking if they can still be bought new from Porsche.
 
  
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adrian993
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a steering wheel already (but could do with a refurb), it’s grey

I have also got a gear know and handbrake hence I know they are very hard to come by

they don’t make the panels anymore in wood as they were an exclusive option so the only way to find someone who doesn’t like them! and they are plenty of them but I think many people just throw them out sadly
 
  
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Billy Bumpsteer
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I think you've cracked it there. Dont know
 
  
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