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Need ideas for a steering wheel.............
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I love the '73 mach One I bought almost two weeks ago. Got some small parts i needed installed already. The wheels and tires should be here later today.

I want to change the steering wheel. It now has the factory rim-blow wheel, but I want a bit smaller diameter with a fatter gripping area. I want something pretty easy to swap. I ain't a mechanic. I work on guns, and figure that a steering wheel swap should not be too big of a deal. Just trying to perfect my Mustang!

Any good ideas from you fellows?
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#2
I'm planning on a Grant Classic 13" 3-spoke (chrome). It has the thicker rim, and actually looks period-specific 'hot-rod-ish' as well.

Here's one I found - I haven't decided where I'm going to get mine from yet: http://www.cjponyparts.com/grant-black-f...0/p/STWG8/

Hope that helps.


Eric

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#3
Can't beat a Grant. Come in all diameters and styles you could want. personallly i like the walnut wood. Sets the interior off. Easy to install with a steering wheel puller. About an hour. Good luck

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#4
I got a Grant Wheel with the optional Mustang horn button. It was easy to install, but I could never get the horn button to work...LOL! Mainly because the previous owner did some rewiring somewhere along the line!

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rocketfoot;31454 Wrote:I got a Grant Wheel with the optional Mustang horn button. It was easy to install, but I could never get the horn button to work...LOL! Mainly because the previous owner did some rewiring somewhere along the line!

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Sounds like you have a married horn in that car.
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#6
Haha...actually, there is a button hidden under the dash for the horn!

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"Just relax, I've got a friend named Felix who can fix anything!" ~James Bond
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Jeff Quinn;31450 Wrote:I love the '73 mach One I bought almost two weeks ago. Got some small parts i needed installed already. The wheels and tires should be here later today.

I want to change the steering wheel. It now has the factory rim-blow wheel, but I want a bit smaller diameter with a fatter gripping area. I want something pretty easy to swap. I ain't a mechanic. I work on guns, and figure that a steering wheel swap should not be too big of a deal. Just trying to perfect my Mustang!

Any good ideas from you fellows?

You will need a gear puller. What are your plans for the old one Rolleyes
I have a '71 Grandé two spoke and thought about getting a three spoke rimfire.
If I were you, I would keep the original parts.
Can't remember how many times I have said "this job shouldn't be that big a deal" Tongue It really is not.

mike



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#8
I will hang the original steering wheel up in the garage. I think it should be kept near the car.

Jeff
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#9
I went with the 15" wood grain (not installed yet)

http://www.ohiomustang.com/store/item_li...ng%20Wheel
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#10
I have exactly the same type of Grant steering wheel as Rocketfoot. It's a great looking wheel and feels good to hold and I love it, but IMO the horn button is quite rudimentary in design - my button kept setting the horn off every now and again when I turned the wheel so in the end I just disconnected the wires going to it. Will get around to putting a separate horn button under the dash soon.

Brett
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