If you can find one of those sew-on leather covers (not the horrible
spiral-wrap plastic ones that seem to be on every car at the junkyard), you
can wrap the rim with some thin packing foam -- voila! Padded leather rim.
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the primer red one with chrome wires
on 12/12/09 9:49 AM, Charley & Peggy Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> The '70 I foolishly sold had a flat-spoked wheel covered in leather,
> filled the hands beautifully. My '69 has the wire-spoked, plastic
> covered wheel, so thin it makes my fingers cramp when I drive the car
> very far. I've kept it for authenticity and out of laziness.
> Paul Hunt wrote:
>> According to Clausager the four different types of column (62-67 Mk1,
>> Mk2 67-69, 69-76, 77 and later) all had different splines. There were
>> three different versions of the 'banjo' wheel, it didn't change to the
>> flat drilled 'spokes' until 1970.
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