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Translucent banjo steering wheel

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John Reihan
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Translucent banjo steering wheel

Post by John Reihan » Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:02 pm

I have a studebaker banjo steering wheel on my riviera. Over time, the translucence has been painted over. What would be an alternative shade of ivory ?

Badger85
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Re: Translucent banjo steering wheel

Post by Badger85 » Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:59 pm

I have used Quality Restorations out of San Diego for several steering wheels. The work Dennis Crooks does is phenomenal. He's not cheap, but once I received them I realized it was worth every penny. He recasts the steering wheel using your original wire frame.

In my case, two 1947-48 Ford steering wheels that were a translucent ivory.

https://qualityrestorations.com/boat-steering-wheels/

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