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Re: Not-so odd steering wheel

Subject: Re: Not-so odd steering wheel
From: Glenn Schnittke <>
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 1996 00:11:14 -0600
>Date: Fri, 5 Jan 1996 22:36:17 -0400
>From: (NewEdge IAS)
>Subject: Re: Not-so odd steering wheel
>I have a 'Personal' wheel on my '70 GT. I purchased the wheel in 1972. When
>I bought my first MG in '72 ( a red '70 roadster), I bought the wheel from
>the MG dealership's accessories counter for $36 (!) (and that's 1972
>Canadian $!). When I traded the car (a silly youthful error), I kept the
>wheel (a wise youthful forethought), then six months later when I bought my
>GT - I installed the wheel, and it's been there ever since.
>Mine's aged nicely. Has a nice patina. I recall seeing these sold through
>the Haan company who used to advertise sports car accessories in Road &
>Track back in the '70s. I've only seen a very few of these wheels, but
>understand they're of Italian manufacture? I wonder if they're still in biz?

They may be. When I bought the primrose in November, it was wearing a wheel
just like the one described. I knew it wasn't Moto-Lita and wondered what
the heck it was. I never asked the PO about it but I will now. It looks
fairly new, and it IS quite comfortable. And I do like the war wood on these
cold mornings.

Joyful Driving

Glenn Schnittke                    Recovering Musician
Nashville TN                       615-385-2800   

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