That might work, Max, thanks. The one on the '70 was sewn on the inside
of the circumference of the rim, AIR, with small stitches. Couldn't
feel the stitches under my fingers. I'll look around.
Max Heim wrote:
> 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.
> Max Heim
> '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 email@example.com 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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