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Aftermarket steering wheel.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Dezrat, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Aug 20, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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    Dezrat

    Dezrat [OP] Active Member

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  2. Aug 20, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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    paranoid56

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    i know this sounds lame, but if you change it to an aftermarket wheel and you get in an accedent and hurt, your insurance company may not pay for the repair of the truck and you as you removed a safty item. i would leave it as.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2012 at 11:38 AM
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    StAndrew

    StAndrew Wait for it...

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    Minimum gain... Even for ~$40, not worth it.
     
  4. Aug 20, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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    pippen

    pippen that was'nt a vitamin!!

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    I dunno man if your gonna loose the airbags and all....I would go and buy a nice Grant wheel or something not some cheapo, I think you'll grow to not like it after awhile (the cheapo).
     
  5. Aug 21, 2012 at 7:09 AM
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    Dezrat

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    Yea very true guys, thanks for all ur input. I am having second thoughts about losing my airbag :/
     
  6. Aug 21, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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    n0ms

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    If you get an aftermarket wheel then you better get some aftermarket bucketseats with straps. Do you want your chest/face hitting that wheel?
     
  7. Aug 22, 2012 at 9:52 AM
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    Ah yea I was looking into seats and straps as well
     
  8. Aug 22, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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    Stock for now.
    Unless you want to eat steering wheel,get the appropriate seat and and harness.

    Most if not all bucket/racing seats + harnesses will say "for off road use only". So if you do get in some kind of trouble, you might be on your own.
     
  9. Aug 22, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    Do you have a cab cage?
    I would not run straps without a cab cage.

    There have been numerous stories that if you have no cab cage and with harnesses, you can be seriously injured in a rollover because you are trapped in the seat while the roof comes collapsing on you.
     
  10. Aug 22, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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    I try telling people this but they do not listen/care or believe.
     
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