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05 Mustang options help please

I am looking at a 2005 Mustang V6 - it has a GT grille and leather wrapped steering, but cloth seats.

I know some people install GT grilles but the leather steering wheel has got me wondering i.e. what if the previous owner swapped out the steering, didn't install it properly. There's an airbag involved...

Do I have cause for concern? Was a leather wrapped steering available as an individual option for 2005?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 11-18-2012
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I have a 08 v6 with a leather steering wheel. If it's OEM, I wouldn't be concerned. You can find out what options your pony came with -

http://researchmaniacs.com/VIN-Numbe...cker/Ford.html

Also, is easy to install OEM leather seat covers. I found some on ebay, took about 3 hours to install.
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I don't think it should be any cause for concern. The leather steering wheel is a nice option. There are aftermarket steering wheels available and they aren't that hard to install. I've had the entire dash in my car out before to paint it and I had to remove the passenger air bag. As long as the bag hasn't deployed you're good to go.

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i have cloth seats and a leather wrapped steering wheel oem. ts a 2008 v6 if that helps

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we have a 06 V6 premium that came with cloth seats, leather wheel. kinda thinking it came on all the preminums, my 05 deluxe (base model) came with the black plastic wheel.

05 V6 auto, "The V6inator" torch red, base, amustangrocksleather padded leather armrest, shift boot and e-brake cover
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I have the dumb rubbery plastic one I had absolutely zero options on my car lol.
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I have the dumb rubbery plastic one I had absolutely zero options on my car lol.
You and me both! I'll be upgrading soon though. To one of these! http://www.uniqueautodepot.com/Wood-...-p/sw-3227.htm

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You and me both! I'll be upgrading soon though. To one of these! Ford Mustang GT OEM Wood & Leather Wrapped replacement steering wheels
Hey cool find! That's not really that expensive either. I might look into that as well.
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