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Old 04-08-2005, 11:28 PM
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My 1 off custom steering wheel

What do you guys think of my custom steering wheel so far? It's from stainless steel and does still need to be polished and it also still needs the rim put onto it. I'm still in two minds as to whether I should also have the rim polished or covered with leather. The writing in the centre piece was done by the machine shop to identify the pieces and will dissapear when polished.

Have a look in my project to see how I've put it together.

By the way, I used eMachineshop to design everything and then exported to DXF file which I sent to the shop.
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Very nice!!!

I recently downloaded the e-machine shop software and am still learning how to use it. You, obviously, have mastered that.

As to the rim, I think it depends on what effect you want. If it's to be a show piece, then polished is the way to go -- perhaps with a wood top and/or bottom piece. If you plan on driving alot, then leather covered will be much more comfortable.

Either way, you've got a winner.
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NICE!

I'd got with leather covered or some woodgrain of some sort.




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Thanks guys! I'm beginning to like the wood idea the more I hear it. I'll just have to do some research as to how it's done. Anyone perhaps know how?
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THAT'S KOOL!!!

I'd go with leather.

the wood would be nice, but leather is more comfortable in my hands....

(leave it alone.)
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Go to

http://www.grantproducts.com/

and look at some of their wheels. That may give you some ideas.

Good luck.
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