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      07-22-2011, 09:02 AM   #23
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I found this out the hard way, the only way to replace it, is to replace the entire airbag. That roundel, unlike the rest on the car, has 3 prongs that goes into the airbag housing and are bent and rivetted into place.
Think I got my cover from jlevisw.
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I had the same problem, but I settled with what I had because there is no way I am changing the entire airbag just to make my roundel look pretty. It wasn't even that bad. It was literally a 2 mm ding but the fact that it was there still bothered me.
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      07-22-2011, 10:33 AM   #24
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OK. I found the stick on one at JS Levi. 15 bucks so I ordered the blue and silver carbon fiber one. I just need to make sure that I put it on perfectly straight or else its gonna bother me. Judging by the amount of responses this roundel issue is more than just an isolated problem.
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      07-22-2011, 10:49 AM   #25
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i also need one for my steering wheel, in contact with jlevi now..
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      07-22-2011, 12:05 PM   #26
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OK. I found the stick on one at JS Levi. 15 bucks so I ordered the blue and silver carbon fiber one. I just need to make sure that I put it on perfectly straight or else its gonna bother me. Judging by the amount of responses this roundel issue is more than just an isolated problem.
LOL. I was the same way. I musta reseated mine 10-15 times before I was happy with it.
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      07-22-2011, 01:10 PM   #27
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I found what I was looking for.
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Yes, definite design or manufacturing issue with this part. Mine in my coupe showed quite a lot of wear at 20k or so miles. Dealership refused to replace it as they said the airbag also must be replaced. I'd like to see a photo of a new BMW steering wheel roundel vs. the sticker option. Jlevi??
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So I got mine in the mail saturday. Stuck it on and it looks ok. A little bigger than the original. And I opted for the blue/ silver carbon fiber. It is definitely darker than the original and the lettering appears to be skinnier. Overall it is an improvement over what I had, and not bad for 15 bucks plus shipping.
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