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Your unique mod on the 1st Gens

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Desiel, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. May 6, 2022 at 8:27 AM
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    MatosTaco

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    I finished this three spoke steering wheel. I made the leather wrap from scratch; fitting, cutting and stitching it all myself. The airbag cover is also lightly customized. It started as an IS cover but I've added a 3D printed and resin filled Toyota emblem and blacked out the lower strip (originally silver). This has to be the best fitting wrap I have had on a three spoke to date and the leather also feels fantastic in the hands! I've posted this one for sale on Offerup, but can sell it here as well if anyone is interested.
    [​IMG]IMG_20220418_193133028_HDR by Jose, on Flickr
    [​IMG]IMG_20220418_193113277_HDR by Jose, on Flickr
    [​IMG]IMG_20220418_193056374_HDR by Jose, on Flickr
    [​IMG]IMG_20220418_193053628_HDR by Jose, on Flickr
     
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  2. May 6, 2022 at 12:13 PM
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    cynicalrider

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    What do one of these go for?
     
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  3. May 6, 2022 at 12:39 PM
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    OpeCity

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    This is amazing.
     
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  4. May 6, 2022 at 1:25 PM
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    MatosTaco

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    I've seen similarly redone ones on eBay in the $400-$500 range. I was offered $350 by someone on Offerup for this one, I can let you know if he falls through.
     
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  5. May 6, 2022 at 1:25 PM
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    MatosTaco

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    Thank you! It's been quite a process, I am happy to have been able to accomplish it.
     
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  6. May 6, 2022 at 9:47 PM
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    I'd like to swap a 2nd gen steering wheel in for radio controls, maybe I'll have to add a few extra steps to the already extra swap
     
  7. May 6, 2022 at 9:50 PM
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    Awesome work :hattip:
     
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  8. May 9, 2022 at 9:41 AM
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    I put an IS300 wheel in my truck so I could use the e-shift buttons on it as radio controls. I've yet to do the wiring part though.
     
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  9. May 9, 2022 at 3:27 PM
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    Dang you actually get reasonable offers on offerup? lol
     
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    Bump... I'd like a set!
     
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  11. May 10, 2022 at 6:56 AM
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    Use the paddle shifters for volume control or changing tracks? That would be awesome
     
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  12. May 10, 2022 at 8:18 AM
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    Yup, that's pretty much the plan, the e-shift buttons would become volume and change track buttons.
     
  13. May 10, 2022 at 8:20 AM
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    Oddly enough, I have lately lol! Historically though, I have had a lot of idiotic offers too :D
     
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  14. May 10, 2022 at 9:30 PM
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    oof... that would look good in my MR2...lol
     
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  15. May 11, 2022 at 8:03 AM
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    Oh, it definitely will! I feel like this is THE steering wheel for all 90's to early 00's Toyotas.
     
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  16. May 11, 2022 at 9:27 AM
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    Did you recover the leather? I’m totally down for one if you did.
     
  17. May 11, 2022 at 12:38 PM
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    By recover, do you mean add new leather over the existing? What I did was to completely replace the existing leather.
     
  18. May 11, 2022 at 12:54 PM
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    No that’s what I meant. Removing and replacing
     
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  19. May 11, 2022 at 1:35 PM
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    Some things I don't think I have put in here and some new stuff but both have been done in this thread before:

    RSX seats:

    [​IMG]

    Dual seat heaters with a super clean install thanks to @reallifeonhold 3D printed part:

    [​IMG] by Michael Halat, on Flickr
     
  20. May 12, 2022 at 9:04 AM
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    Got it. That's it in a nutshell. I take off the old stuff and then fit a piece of leather to the exact wheel (as opposed to using a pattern) and I find the end result is much better.
     
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