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New member with question on steering wheel

Might be the wrong place for this question, but I have an 05 350 and the only option its doesn't have is buttons on the steering wheel.

Can i retrofit a steering wheel with buttons easily?

would love these paddles if i can
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Thank-you, i searched and found nothing.

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that thread is for one with buttons already, mine has none, will it still work? Are the electronics still there?
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our resident expert (sean) and others will chime in when they sober up

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Hi there

I'll need your VIN to check, but it's all do-able ...

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Hi from Aberdeen Scotland. Bought my 04 350 in June this year. Never had an auto box before so was no sure if I would like it. Been getting used to it and after trying out the buttons on the steering wheel have decided not to bother with them too much. I prefer the override at the gear lever as I don't have to find the buttons when cornering. Of course that's my preference but may be worth a thought. Happy motoring. Roy.
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Thanks everyone appreciate the warm welcome.

Yeah this is my first auto as well.

I'll dig out the vin and post it later.

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Finally got the vin..

Wdb1714562f049683

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