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momo???

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by daniel, May 24, 2012.

  1. daniel

    daniel Active Member

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    My steering wheel says "momo." or maybe it's "mama." What's up with that?
     
  2. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Momo Steering Wheels

     
  3. samcarney

    samcarney Sam C

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    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    Looks like it's the company that makes the leather wrap for the wheel.
     
  5. they make the whole wheel...they also make shift knobs and other bits
     
  6. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    For many sporty cars, an aftermarket Momo wheel is considered an upgrade.
     
  7. daniel

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    Thanks for the info. It does seem odd to me. I'd have thought a steering wheel is a steering wheel. My door handles, hand brake, glove box, etc., don't have brand names on them. I have no complaints about the steering wheel, but the ones on my Civic, Prius, and even my Zap Xebra were perfectly good. A brand name on the wheel seems like having a brand name on your shirt pocket. Oh, well. I was just curious. Thanks for clearing it up for me.
     
  8. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    It is the same steering wheel that Lotus used on the Elise.

    You can see the momo logo at the bottom.
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  9. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    I have it on my 2.5 also...I thought they all do:

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  10. tennis_trs

    tennis_trs 2010 2.0 Roadster Sport

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    You could have just looked it up while sitting in your car if:
    You had a smart phone.
    :smile:
     
  11. daniel

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    :biggrin:
     
  12. vfx

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    #12 vfx, May 24, 2012
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    What car is this one in?
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  13. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    ^^^

    That was Founders' Series #4. Silver car that went to Antonio Gracias (of Valor Equity Partners) in the Chicago area.
    They were testing out a lot of interior accents in that car.
     
  14. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Could be mama too since that's what some passengers yell after you punch the accelerator.:smile:
     
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    I wanna know if anybody has converted that round Tesla logo in the middle to a horn button.
     
  16. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    Or updated the logo...
     
  17. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    How about these sad attempts (by a major manufacturer):

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  18. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    Sad is the perfect word.
     
  19. tennis_trs

    tennis_trs 2010 2.0 Roadster Sport

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    #19 tennis_trs, May 25, 2012
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    They had also shown the second color steering wheel (and door pulls, I believe) in the early images of the upgraded 2.0 interior. I was sad when they didn't end up putting it in; I really wanted it. Looking at it now, I'm kind of glad that it wasn't an option to me, but that may just be me rationalizing.

     

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