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Hi have bought better seats for my c class w204. Also with it was a steering wheel. Mine does not have the gear changing on the wheel but the new one has. Will it work? Cheers Ryan
 
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9B801B20-08B1-4D5C-9B21-DF509A54378E.jpeg Changing my current steering wheel to a amg wheel. My current wheel has no paddle shift. Would it work on the new one? Photo of current wheel attached.
 

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Not sure the paddles would work or you may have to have them coded in to the car
 
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Completely different column module I’d think?
 
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I’ve got the new wheel with the whole steering column module.


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When i fitted a paddle steering wheel to my CLS i had to get it coded for them to work.

The coding was done a Comandonline in Surrey which was an 880 mile round trip for me.

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When i fitted a paddle steering wheel to my CLS i had to get it coded for them to work.

The coding was done a Comandonline in Surrey which was an 880 mile round trip for me.

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Do you find you use the paddle shift?
 

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Do you find you use the paddle shift?
I’ve only ever used it to tap along to the beat of the music with my fingernails...
 
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Would you recommend changing the contact plate from my old wheel to the new one?
 

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Do you find you use the paddle shift?

No , novelty at first but the changes were no quicker than using the manual option with the "stick".

The 7G box in the CLS was a little sluggish to say the least , the ZF8 in my BM is worlds apart with instant changes which makes using the paddles a bit more "fun"

By the time i bought the paddle shift wheel , paddles , coding , recovering by Royals and fuel for the coding it cost around £600 so not really a sound investment for the sake of using the paddles , having said that the wheel did look and feel nice.

DSCF7019_zps29c989ef by Kenny Niven, on Flickr

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No , novelty at first but the changes were no quicker than using the manual option with the "stick".

The 7G box in the CLS was a little sluggish to say the least , the ZF8 in my BM is worlds apart with instant changes which makes using the paddles a bit more "fun"

By the time i bought the paddle shift wheel , paddles , coding , recovering by Royals and fuel for the coding it cost around £600 so not really a sound investment for the sake of using the paddles , having said that the wheel did look and feel nice.

DSCF7019_zps29c989ef by Kenny Niven, on Flickr

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This is what I have and what I’m changing to. 24A55133-0F22-4B59-B4D1-D7B0E9887A12.jpeg
 

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I made sure the wheels were identical apart from the paddles , that way there would be no issues with any button operation or airbag connections.

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I have paddles on my clc.
Never use them.
Also had them on my slk 350.
Used them a bit more in that car. In manual mode to stop it changing up early and use paddles.
Still only infrequent use though if I'm honest.
 
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Installed the new wheel but don’t have any controls working on the wheel. Any idea why?
 

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Do you find you use the paddle shift?
I have the amg sport version of your car with the new wheel you have. Never used the paddles other than once when i first got the car because they were there. Soon got bored of that.
I may occasionally nudge the gearbox up a gear but thats it.. Never changed gear by moving the gearknob left or right either..
 
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Taken it back out due to the steering wheel buttons not working. I could deal with no paddle shift but not the other buttons.


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Taken it back out due to the steering wheel buttons not working. I could deal with no paddle shift but not the other buttons.


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I prefer the earlier wheel anyway. Thumb rests and three spoke always look better than 4 spoke.
 
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I prefer the earlier wheel anyway. Thumb rests and three spoke always look better than 4 spoke.
I’ve got the 4 in the car. The 3 spoke would not work on controls
 


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