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This is a discussion on Steering Wheels for 2012 WRX within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Looking at a Gtspec or a Prova ( if i can find a used one ). Any of you folks ...

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    Looking at a Gtspec or a Prova ( if i can find a used one ). Any of you folks have an opinion on which one is nicer? I'm aware of the thumb grips on the Gtspec and actually like this feature but the Prova "looks" like a nicer wheel. If I can find a Prova used for the same price as a new Gtspec I might go that route....anyone here have an experience with these wheels? thanks in advance. Also wanted to ask those that use either one of these how the smaller diameter feels in relation to the oem wheel. Thanks

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    Does either wheel have an air bag?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    Does either wheel have an air bag?
    GT Spec is designed to be direct replacement and retains the controls/air bag. I was looking at one, but stopped when i saw the price tag

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    yeah both are direct replacements ( you retain your original air bag ). Yeah the prices are kinda steep but I've seen a few group buys every now and then...paging Mr Kronos...

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    Quote Originally Posted by carnevino View Post
    yeah both are direct replacements ( you retain your original air bag ). Yeah the prices are kinda steep but I've seen a few group buys every now and then...paging Mr Kronos...
    They are both baller. I love the GT-spec...but seriously cannot justify near that price for a replacement steering wheel. My stocker turns my car just fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    They are both baller. I love the GT-spec...but seriously cannot justify near that price for a replacement steering wheel. My stocker turns my car just fine.

    Don't bother with Kronos anymore...it's not Adam, and the new owner is never around
    I've gotten pretty quick responses if I PM them!

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    That sucks, I always enjoyed talking to Adam on the phone.

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    In for group-buy, cash in hand.... someone make it happen.

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    Just out of curiosity, what's the appeal? What does this GT-spec wheel have that the stock wheel does not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    Just out of curiosity, what's the appeal? What does this GT-spec wheel have that the stock wheel does not?
    Pure looks...Unless you have mega fat legs, it would also add a little leg room

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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    What does this GT-spec wheel have that the stock wheel does not?
    No steering wheel controls.
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    I've heard good things from those that have it about the smaller size being a bonus. Something about improving steering feel and responsiveness of the car as a whole. I think the OEM wheel is rather large too...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11blackSTi View Post
    Pure looks...Unless you have mega fat legs, it would also add a little leg room
    I have big legs

    But not big enough to warrant $600 on a steering wheel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rage-wrx View Post
    No steering wheel controls.
    That's incorrect, you can transfer the controls just like the air-bag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcdbrendan View Post
    That's incorrect, you can transfer the controls just like the air-bag.
    My bad. So let me get this straight. I'm paying $600 for this?



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