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  1. Painting steering wheel plastic

    Interior / Exterior Visual Tech
    I assume a significant number of people here have faded plastic on their steering wheels like I did. I wanted to share what mine looks like after using some vinyl/fabric paint (coating?). I removed the airbag, and got some steel wool to rough up the surface, and then cleaned the surfaces really...
  2. Replace steering wheel airbag cover?

    Interior / Exterior Visual Tech
    I bought an airbag cover for my FJ cruiser because mine was damaged although the airbag was not deployed, just the cover cosmetically was damaged. I am a pretty competent mechanic. I easily was able to remove the airbag assembly from the steering wheel. My problem is the cover is held in place...
  3. How I solved my steering wheel shaking problem

    Suspension / Steering Tech
    I've got a 2012 4WD with 57k miles on it. I took it to Pep Boys to get the bald stock tires replaced in September. The new tires were a Cooper all-terrain set. The minute I got up to 60+ mph after replacing the stock tires, my steering wheel shook like crazy, as many of you have experienced...
  4. Cruise control paddle broken need help getting into wheel

    Interior / Exterior Visual Tech
    I have an 08 Trail Team FJ and the cruise paddle snapped off. I have the new module )($117.00 part at the dealer) and I don't know how to get to it. Did a pretty extensive search on the web and couldn't find anything. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks, Karl