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MG MGB Technical - 1978 Steering wheel?
|Im looking for a dished steering wheel that will fit a 1978 mgb gt, i need the biggest dish possible with the biggest boss offset but can find anything that will fit that year. |
Is ther anything that anybody knows about that will fit my year with what i need? failing that is there something esle that is compatible?
|Moto-lita make a boss adaptor for 1977-1980. Once you have this, any moto-lita wheel will fit. http://www.moto-lita.com/|
The MGBHive do a bundled deal of a flat 14" wood rim and the boss for £125. Not bad, as the boss is £40 by itself.
The original rubber wheel is 14.5".
I find the moto-lita wood rim to be too square and thick. It needs a bit more shape IMHO. If I can pick up a tired one cheap from eBay I will have a go at it with a router.
I wouldn't fit a dished wheel, unless you want to drive from the back seat, I have to practically lie down to drive mine, and I'm only 5'8"!
|I bought a Mountney wheel and boss for my '78. It moved the steering wheel a couple of inches closer to the seat. It is the wood one listed in the below link.|
Here's a link for one in the UK
You can also look for Grant wheels. They're known to have deep dishes. http://www.grantproducts.com/
You can contact Moto-Lita and see if they have anything you would like. http://www.moto-lita.co.uk/
ebay is also another good source for parts.
|cheers guys il start looking! im building a sebring and ive changed the seats so therefore i need a bigger offset if you like as i have changed the geometry..|
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