Ron, I recently replaced my old steering wheel with a new one and got new
set screws with the wheel. If I dig up my old metal parts dust bin and find
the three original screws, you can have them if you let me know your
address. My only hope is that I can find them back!
Jack Aeckerlin, The Netherlands
1964 BJ8 29432
2010/4/20 Ron Ray <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Do you have a source for the pointed replacement screws?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rich C [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2010 9:55 PM
> To: Ron Ray; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] Trafficator
> The set screws need to be pointed, and they need to set immediately in
> of the inner beveled flange to lock it in place so it turns with the wheel,
> and so it can't come out. The conical end allen set screw will not work
> here. It must be pointed.
> From: "Ron Ray" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2010 9:42 PM
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [Healeys] Trafficator
> > Folks,
> > Do the three set screws that go through the steering wheel hub tightened
> > against the edge of the back plate of the turn signal switch?
> > Or do the go in front or back of the plate?
> > The lower screw hole on my hub, for an original Derringer steering wheel,
> > does not appear to be in alignment with the other two holes
> > I have two of the original pointed set screws. If somehow I manage to get
> > the third hole to work, will a standard allen head set screw with the
> > slightly conical end work?
> > Thanks.
> > Ron Ray
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