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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 8:55 am    Post subject: What steering wheels you have? Lets see em Sorry no stockers Reply with quote

What wheels do you guys have on your bugs besides stock horn ring ones? Im looking for something different and cool looking. I like the old Formuling France ones but they are harder to come by. I want to change out the woodgrain one that I have in my bug now. I think its made by Grant. Anyone looking for a 3 spoke woodgrain wheel for their bug?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 1:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

here is a pic of mine. it is a grant that i had lying around so i put it in. it is kind of small for me at just 13". i think my stocker is 16.5".

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i have a grant, 4 spoke, almost like an squished 'X'. smaller diameter than stock, but thicker grips. little harder to steer, but then, if i had the proper wheels and tires on the vehicle, it would be easier to steer also.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

catbox wrote:
i think my stocker is 16.5".


Stock is smaller, like 15"-15.5".
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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IMO empi gts are the best looking steering wheels out there... but they are pretty pricey, unless you happen to find a set on a junker Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heres mine its a grant as well. Found it at a grage sale for $5.00. It came with a quick release hub so i can remove it when i leave the car...not that i ever do but its cool Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good old Grant 13"
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i used to have one of those 3 spoker formuling france wheels, i loved it but it was probably even older than me and the leather was starting to wear out
so ive replaced it now with a momo corse
this is the only pic i can find of it on my computer so just ignore the speedo

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

cheap POS... Bought it at CIP1:
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

here is an old wood 500 wheel i got at a yard sale for $5

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is in my Oval now. A Nardi. LOVE this wheel.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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IMO empi gts are the best looking steering wheels out there... but they are pretty pricey, unless you happen to find a set on a junker Very Happy


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is my wood one, can't see to well from the angle though

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I especially like that Nardi one..that's sweet, the Empi GT one is nice too, I know original ones are going for crazy money.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anyone know the quality of the wood wheel offered by mid america motorworks? It looks nice in the pics, but its amazing what a picture doesn't tell....

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i run a la france. it's my second one. i really like them..

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cory the Mid America steering wheel is excellent quality. I just went and pulled one off the shelf and it was heavier duty then I expected. We get the steering wheels from Dansk which they have some pretty quality stuff. We do have one of 396404 in stock I am not sure why the web says it is temporary shortage. If you have any questions or would like more pics send me an email at [email protected].
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't have a picture of it in the car yet, but I've got THIS ONE from Mooneyes. Metal Flake blue and I got the one with holes in the spokes.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 8:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have this one in mine, but I have no idea what it is.

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Anybody know? Its got a VW logo in the middle...
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