Tesla Model S Plaid owner swapped his yoke steering wheels with a regular round one that is included in the Model 3.
Tesla owner replaced Model S Plaid’s Yoke steering wheels with a regular, round one. Here’s how he did this.
Surprisingly, Tesla owners were able to complete the DIY or do-it yourself project on their electric vehicle.
Tesla Model S Plain Yoke Steering wheel
On February 28, @klwtts, a Twitteruser shared the first photos of the new steering wheel. This received mixed reactions from users on the social media platform.
This is the first modern vehicle to sport the U-shape steering wheel. It looked almost like it was from a spaceship or jet plane.
Analysts and experts also stated that the unusual steering wheel for Tesla is allegedly dangerous. Despite multiple warnings from experts, the United Kingdom allowed it to be on the streets.
Tesla owners and spectators raised concerns about the wheel’s shape.
Tesla delivered the Model S Plaid in October despite all the clamors. It featured a U-shaped steering wheel design that took some people by surprise.
Elon Musk, billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla, also announced that there would be no variant of the Tesla Model S Plaid with the standard round steering wheel.
Tesla Model S Plaid Owner Replaces the Yoke Steering wheel
The Model S Plaid’s owner did not want to use the yoke steering wheels and replaced them with the Model 3’s.
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According to Electrek’s report, Ryan Huber is the Tesla owner who replaced the Model S Plaid steering wheel with the regular one.
Huber also revealed that he could take control of the Model 3 steering wheels on his Model S Plaid. Huber also shared that he was able to take the Model 3 steering wheel work on his Model S Plaid.
Huber revealed that although the retrofit project could appeal to a market who still loves the round steering wheel, he doesn’t plan on selling it.
Instead, he shared his step-by-step process to create the retrofit on GitHub to assist other Tesla people.