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Re: wooden steering wheel??

To: <RMiller930@aol.com>, <casoich@sgi.net>, <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: wooden steering wheel??
From: "Wm. Severin Thompson" <wsthompson@thicko.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 18:44:01 -0500
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Is this the same wheel that Paddy (sp?) Hopkirk (sp?) supplied?

----- Original Message -----
From: <RMiller930@aol.com>
To: <casoich@sgi.net>; <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 1999 6:40 PM
Subject: Re: wooden steering wheel??

> I'm not sure about the later Sprites and Midgets, but there was an
> wooden wheel for the Bugeye.  It had three slotted polished spokes with a
> wood rim.  The spokes were positioned at approx. 12:00, 4:00, and 8:00,
> unlike their aftermarket counterparts.  The factory option also could use
> original horn push.  A good photo of it is in "Original Sprite and Midget"
> Terry Horler.  I looked for one or a reproduction, but was unable to
> one, so I settled for the Moto-Lita instead.  They make laminated as well
> solid mahogany, with drill spokes and slotted.  Moss sells them here in
> states, ordered mine from AH Spares.
> Rod
> '99 (59) Bugeye and the rest of the LBC Orphanage...

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