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Old 14 February 2018, 04:27 PM   #181  
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No. 2x torques bit screws on the rear of the airbag holding that onto the wheel, few connections under that for the bag, big nut in the middle and it's all off.


Just make sure you completely disconnect the battery and once you've done that hold down the brake pedal to drain any residual power just to ensure the airbag can't fire by accident, which I'm glad to report shouldn't anyhow.
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Old 14 February 2018, 04:34 PM   #182  
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Awesome thanks bud.

I've just bought a 2005 STi and talking about airbags I should check if mine is part of the recall.

These DAMD wheels are special order I take it or only come around once now and again?
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Old 14 February 2018, 05:21 PM   #183  
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Anyone got a pic of the blob sti airbag fitted to this wheel?
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Old 14 February 2018, 05:35 PM   #184  
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Sumo power get them shipped over, they post on this thread when the next lot turn up, got one on my 06 hawk and its an awesome upgrade
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Old 15 February 2018, 10:09 AM   #185  
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Anyone got a pic of the blob sti airbag fitted to this wheel?

Widetrack? If you're intending to fit one to a non-widetrack blob you will need to get a widetrack STI airbag to suit. They don't take the earlier airbags.


Plenty of pics on this thread showing these with widetrack airbags fitted.
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Old 17 April 2018, 08:21 AM   #186  
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Widetrack? If you're intending to fit one to a non-widetrack blob you will need to get a widetrack STI airbag to suit. They don't take the earlier airbags.


Plenty of pics on this thread showing these with widetrack airbags fitted.
Just got myself a DAMD wheel that I intend to fit to my 2003 non-widetrack blob.

I realize I need to get the widetrack airbag unit to fit, but what about the clock spring? Does it need to be changed too?
I'm wondering whether the airbag connector will fit or not.
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Just got myself a DAMD wheel that I intend to fit to my 2003 non-widetrack blob.

I realize I need to get the widetrack airbag unit to fit, but what about the clock spring? Does it need to be changed too?
I'm wondering whether the airbag connector will fit or not.
just airbag needed if it is sti, clockspring is the same
wrx momo airbag connector is different and form sti will be needed
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Old 18 April 2018, 03:05 PM   #188  
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Just got myself a DAMD wheel that I intend to fit to my 2003 non-widetrack blob.

I realize I need to get the widetrack airbag unit to fit, but what about the clock spring? Does it need to be changed too?
I'm wondering whether the airbag connector will fit or not.
Where'd you get it mate? Second hand or from a trader? I'm after one myself, been waiting a while but they don't come up very often.

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Old 19 April 2018, 04:51 PM   #189  
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Where'd you get it mate? Second hand or from a trader? I'm after one myself, been waiting a while but they don't come up very often.

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Imported an used one from Japan.
I believe I may have got an earlier revision though of some sort.

Looking at the pics posted here, the leather appears to be matte/dark grey on these DAMD wheels. Mine however is more on the shiny/plain black side, similar to the OEM wheels.
Another difference is that the top and bottom parts are texturized on mine instead of being smooth.

This:


Compared to this:



That's definately not down to wear, so I'm guessing there have been different revisions.

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Old 19 April 2018, 05:22 PM   #190  
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Could the shiny ness not be through usage maybe and products used to clean it maybe?

Looks very nice as they all do
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Imported an used one from Japan.
I believe I may have got an earlier revision though of some sort.

Looking at the pics posted here, the leather appears to be matte/dark grey on these DAMD wheels. Mine however is more on the shiny/plain black side, similar to the OEM wheels.
Another difference is that the top and bottom parts are texturized on mine instead of being smooth.

This:

Looks very similar to mine (puchased in 2011) after 7 years of wear and tear.
When new..............


Being black it goes with the MY11 onwards trim of the Hatch and Saloon as against the earlier models grey or "off black"
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Corrected: My DAMD wheel now looks a little bit the one you imported. They will go like that after a while, as leather will eventually polish up with use. Mine is an every day car and have used the DAMD wheel for 3 years now. Still amazing, wouldn't drive another Subaru without one!


I would say that the wheel you got has had a LOT of use. Either that or it's a fake.


Pics of mine after 3 years of constant use:






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Old 20 April 2018, 06:16 PM   #193  
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Yep kinda shiny black


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Oh I see, so it is just regular wear after all.

One question: the plastic cover that goes on the back of the steering wheel, does it also have to be off the Hawk/Facelift models or will the 2003 blobeye one (pre-widetrack) fit?
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Old 20 April 2018, 08:02 PM   #195  
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Oh I see, so it is just regular wear after all.

One question: the plastic cover that goes on the back of the steering wheel, does it also have to be off the Hawk/Facelift models or will the 2003 blobeye one (pre-widetrack) fit?
AFAIK You will need the matching rear cover
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Old 03 May 2018, 09:54 AM   #196  
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Hey Guys and Girls

We have some of these Damd wheels in stock and on special offer to all Scoobynet forum members

We have the following in stock:

Black leather with red stitching and flat bottom for the following models

SS358-DL - Legacy BP/BL D-F, Forester SH, Impreza GH/GE, Impreza STI GR/GV

SS358-DFF - Same as above - This is the Formula version with a red leather section at the bottom

SS358-DF - Legacy BP/BL A-C, Forester SG C-F, Impreza GD/GG E-G

SS358-Z - Subaru BRZ, Toyota GT86

Call or email us to get your hands on these. In stock for immediate delivery.
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Sung to the refrain of the classic Queen song...

# Flat-bottomed DAMDs
You make the Scooby's wheels go round, yeah... #


SWIDT

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Old 10 May 2018, 03:37 PM   #198  
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Still have some wheels left. A great price for all Scoobynet members.

Message me or email me if you have any questions or want to place an order for one

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Old 16 May 2018, 07:34 AM   #199  
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Damd wheels still on offer and very popular....

430 Delivered - SS358-DL - Legacy BP/BL D-F, Forester SH, Impreza GH/GE, Impreza STI GR/GV

430 Delivered - SS358-DFF - Same as above - This is the Formula version with a red leather section at the bottom

420 Delivered - SS358-DF - Legacy BP/BL A-C, Forester SG C-F, Impreza GD/GG E-G

430 Delivered - SS358-Z - Subaru BRZ, Toyota GT86

Contact us if you want to get your hands on one of these. Very easy to fit and a straight swap with the original wheel and you reuse and keep your air bag to keep you safe.
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