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Need to remove steering wheel from my 1986 911 Turbo but don't know how to get the center horn pad off to get to the bolt. Any suggestions? Thanks, Jan

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Hello Jan
It is very easy,just use your fingers and pul.
It will come of then you will see a little wire that is for horn ,just disconect it.
That you can use 27 mm socket and remove the steering wheel
This is corect if you have a factory steering i suppose?
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