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Old 07/10/2003, 04:23 PM   #1
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Steering Wheel

My steering wheel is badly cracked, and I saw that you can get a new one for 199.95..yeck.

Does anyone know of a company that repairs and paints steering wheels, so they are crack free and perfectly painted to the original specifications?

I'll of course be purchasing a new horn pad and button kit, but I don't want to spend 200 bucks for a new steering wheel, and think it would be cheaper to have it repaired.

I'd be willing to ship the steering wheel anywhere if need be, please let me know.

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Old 07/10/2003, 11:22 PM   #2
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Re:Steering Wheel

I have the same issue with my aqua colored deluxe (wood trim) steering wheel. I have seen the buttons and emblem available but not the wheel itself or the correct pad!?
I was thinking about changing it over to a walnut/aluminum (aftermarket) wheel with the holes OR the same with the slots--Shelby style. It looks like the wheels are about $100.00 or so and w/b a lot cheaper that fixing my aqua wheel. I would like to keep it stock though...hmmm!?!
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Old 07/11/2003, 04:09 AM   #3
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Re:Steering Wheel

There are a couple of companies out there that do the restoration, but they ain't cheap. Bill Herndon Pony Parts runs around $350 if they use yours, and $450 if you don't have one to restore. For about $400 from another company, you can get a "new restored" deluxe wheel from Florida. Would be glad to provide names and numbers, but I am not sure this is what you want as far as cost. I think its actually cheaper to buy a new reproduction steering wheel, center pad, buttons, etc. You can always find a decent wheel pad on ebay usually.

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Old 07/13/2003, 09:19 PM   #4
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Re:Steering Wheel

I restore the steering wheels for $150.00 for standard, and $200.00 for the deluxe. Plus, I restore center pads for $$60.00. Buyer pays shipping. E-mail me if your interested? Thanks. mrshelbydallas@hotmail.com
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Old 08/19/2003, 01:17 PM   #5
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Re:Steering Wheel

Hey guys!!! I just finished a standard black steering wheel and center pad restoration for darb, and took pictures through the process for those who are interested. Please e-mail me if you are interested in having yours done and I will send pictures. Thanks.

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Old 08/19/2003, 04:02 PM   #6
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Re:Steering Wheel

Woohoo! I'm excited to see it...just waiting patiently for the UPS man to come knocking on my door!

If it turns out like Kevin says - I'll recommend him to everyone! (I haven't gotten it yet, but when I do I'll post again).

It was only $160 to rebuild EVERYTHING, most of you wont need everything done up - I mean, he replaced just about every item on the steering wheel. (Pad, Buttons, Emblem, Crack Filling, Painting, etc.).

Thank Kevin, waiting to see it!

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Old 08/20/2003, 02:10 PM   #7
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