This video is intended to be a DIY guide to facelifting the steering wheel in a 2000 E39 M5 to the 2001, 2002, and 2003 wheel. Cars after mid 1999 or so have a dual stage airbag, so this setup should be all plug and play with the correct parts. Here are the part numbers that I used:

E39 M5/E46 M3 M stitching steering wheel: 32342282020

This part comes with all steering wheel and trim necessary for full functionality and installation:

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