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Nico86
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« Reply #150 on: October 03, 2016, 23:23:56 PM »



The prototipo and a modified horn button...
Is this what we call a dashboard sleeper?..

Really nice, I love your interior/dash/wheel combo!
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« Reply #151 on: October 04, 2016, 16:08:12 PM »

Yes, nice that!
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« Reply #152 on: November 03, 2016, 15:06:14 PM »

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I used a steering wheel from a fiat 850.
bored out the rivets for the stock mount and made an adaptor out of an old (broken) stock steering wheel.
sourced a horn button and flattend out the fiat logo, looks great, should get some foto's of how it looks now..

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speedwell
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« Reply #153 on: November 06, 2016, 18:27:36 PM »

got this one some weeks ago
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« Reply #154 on: November 07, 2016, 08:21:42 AM »

mine of unknown manufacture. ran it in the oval and it will go into the 63
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nicolas
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« Reply #155 on: November 07, 2016, 20:11:02 PM »

got this one some weeks ago
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always like those, especially with a little porsche logo  Grin
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Good-Old-Ragtop60
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« Reply #156 on: December 20, 2016, 10:41:09 AM »

Hereīs my collection of steering wheels.
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MrIcka
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« Reply #157 on: October 05, 2017, 15:44:01 PM »

After seeing Felix/DFL's sweet looking Passat TS steering wheel in this tread I began the hunt for one to fit in my car. After som tip I found on fore sale on "Tradera" (Swedish Ebay) and placed the winning bid, maybe higher than I liked but....  Grin


I redrilled a Luise hub, blasted and powder coated the hornring and monted the sw with stainless allen bolts.


This is the result in my 71 late looker, when my 67 is done (if it gets done) it will moved there.

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Neil Davies
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« Reply #158 on: October 05, 2017, 23:42:08 PM »

That Passat wheel looks great, and you're not likely to see too many others.

Mine is a Nardi - got a woodrim one from an MX-5 to go in my wife's cab (eventually...) but saw this leather one a few years ago at VoWo and couldn't resist it for £25! Ideally needs the leather redoing as it's worn through on one piece.

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2007cc, 48IDFs, street car. 14.45@93 on pump fuel, treads, muffler and fanbelt. October 2017!
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« Reply #159 on: October 10, 2017, 09:05:23 AM »

Tried my new wheel on the 67 yesterday.
Original momo prototipo, but will need to modify indicator arm, or run quite a large spacer, as the wheel is totally flat  Embarrassed
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« Reply #160 on: October 10, 2017, 21:29:13 PM »

This is what I am running, having a horn button made and wrapping it in the same color door panel you can see.


This wheel is very old school to me, who manufactured this wheel and what is the diameter?
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MrIcka
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« Reply #161 on: October 12, 2017, 22:02:03 PM »

Tried my new wheel on the 67 yesterday.
Original momo prototipo, but will need to modify indicator arm, or run quite a large spacer, as the wheel is totally flat  Embarrassed

Sweet I want one =)
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« Reply #162 on: May 21, 2018, 20:09:49 PM »

Just want to share this steering wheel of mine. Got it about 8 years ago and iím thinking its an Empi GT but doesnít have the stamp at the back. Came with an original boss kit and black button. The spline is definitely for volkswagen. When i first installed it, i saw the backside of the horn button and it has the wolfburg logo engraved. Maybe anyone has any info regarding this one? Thanks.




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« Reply #163 on: May 22, 2018, 14:29:52 PM »

It`s an EMPI GT wheel with a VW horn button modified to fit.
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« Reply #164 on: May 22, 2018, 15:05:31 PM »

The horn button is not a VW modified. Empi offered this rare version. I have one too. It is made exactly as an Empi one.

Different versions were made :
- Black with silver Wolfsburg crest
- Full black. It was the one like yours, with the VW crest, but the plastic used is black, so you can't see any details.

Empi steering wheels were sold via different retailers. Empi of cours, but a bit later by IECO. IECO steering wheels where Empi but they didn't have the Empi logo on them and have the black of VW crest horn buttons.

I just bought the lot of Empi steering wheels from the original manufacturer and I have all the history for this one. I will give more info later.
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« Reply #165 on: May 22, 2018, 15:18:18 PM »

The horn button is not a VW modified. Empi offered this rare version. I have one too. It is made exactly as an Empi one.

Different versions were made :
- Black with silver Wolfsburg crest
- Full black. It was the one like yours, with the VW crest, but the plastic used is black, so you can't see any details.

Empi steering wheels were sold via different retailers. Empi of cours, but a bit later by IECO. IECO steering wheels where Empi but they didn't have the Empi logo on them and have the black of VW crest horn buttons.

I just bought the lot of Empi steering wheels from the original manufacturer and I have all the history for this one. I will give more info later.
Thanks for the info! Iíd sure love to know more history about this one. Been looking for any info over the years but to no avail. Iím glad for your help. Iím wondering myself why it has the VW crest underneath the full black logo, and tried to compare the button with other steering wheels but not one looks like it.


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« Reply #166 on: May 23, 2018, 20:56:10 PM »

The Fiat 850 steering wheel fully installed with the original horn button Smiley

Verstuurd vanaf mijn SM-A320FL met Tapatalk

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nicolas
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« Reply #167 on: May 23, 2018, 21:02:58 PM »

yes that is cool. and fuelmeter in full view, that is smart  Grin
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« Reply #168 on: May 23, 2018, 21:10:39 PM »

yes that is cool. and fuelmeter in full view, that is smart  Grin

Ha ha, thank you  Grin
But it's a voltage meter, shitty photo, my bad!
Haven't installed the fuel meter yet.
Not yet sure witch meter is going to go where. I'm already happy that they are working. Most of them Roll Eyes
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nicolas
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« Reply #169 on: May 23, 2018, 21:39:30 PM »

ahhh voltmeters. when they say the voltage is low, you allready know, because you didn't start.  Grin
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« Reply #170 on: May 24, 2018, 06:12:50 AM »

ahhh voltmeters. when they say the voltage is low, you allready know, because you didn't start.  Grin

exactly!  Grin but it came in a pack with the 944 gauges so I could just as well use it Wink
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« Reply #171 on: May 26, 2018, 11:08:48 AM »

Just wanted to share my steering wheel (and dash). Original it has some kind of foam rim, but it is covered in nice black leather now.
For me it is the perfect steering wheel for my late model.



Cheers, Nick Koebrugge.
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