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Replacing Steering Wheel

I'm trying to replace the steering wheel on my 1966 Mustang. It's an after market Grant steering wheel that i'm trying to take off and i just can figure it out. I think it's a challenger series.

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Usually it's just a matter of detaching the horn mechanism/wiring, taking off the center nut and then using a wheel puller. Maybe a picture or two might help so we can see what you are facing.
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Ok here's a picture of what the steering wheel i'm trying to take off. it's just a picture of the type of steering wheel obviously but i'll try to get some actual pictures.

I've already tried taking off all of bolts with an allen wrench and the all that happens is that a plastic ring comes loose. The front doesn't come off and i can't bend it enough (without destroying the wheel) to get anything done.
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I'm not familiar with that particular wheel but is that a horn button in the center of the wheel (can you press it and does it move and honk the horn)? Normally, these buttons pry off - they are snapped onto what looks like a very large washer which is just slight smaller than the button - so you need to pry it at the very edges. Once the button is off, you will see 3-4 bolts which can then be removed to get at the nut holding the wheel on. BTW, you'll want to disconnect the neg post of your battery before removing the wheel.

However, since I'm not an expert on that particular wheel, you might want to wait until someone with some direct experience can chime in. Also, have you tried the Grand web site? They might have an on line manual or directions of some sort or possibly a tech service email address you could contact.

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i just took the same wheel off a couple days ago. i stuck a screw driver in on the side and popped the horn cap off. Once that is off, you have 3 bolts to remove for the electric horn thing, not sure what its called, and then the center bolt. i didnt even need to use a steering wheel puller for it.
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about that plastic ring, mine was broke already when i took it off, but i beleive once all the allen bolts are out you can slid it around to allow a screwdriver in to pop the horn off. I cant quite remember if i slid the screwdriver in there or just along the horn but it should just pop off.
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I believe you may be able to push in on the horn button, and once it is fully depressed, rotate it counter clockwise to clear the locking tabs, then release the pressure and the button should come right off. Then you can remove the horn hardware and the center steering wheel retaining bolt. (Disconnect the battery first) Good luck
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I Got it!

Okay i used a screw driver to pop up the horn depressor and then was able to go from there.

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