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honcho
02-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Well it only took me a few months,but finally got a new wheel put on. Yea after so many posts on if it would work or not,finally said to hell with it and do it. The 66 2 spoke wheel looks good, the 67 3 spoke looks even better. I did no modifications,it bolts right up. Like to thank Mike over at BE/A parts for the wheel and my good buddy down in sunny Florida Hemi Don for the horn ring. BTW if ya need parts, Don has given me permission for his contact info, he wants to start selling some of his parts,2 trailers full. PM if ya are interested. This nonsense about a 67 wheel not fitting on a 66 is put to rest Todd354835473546

ws27
02-06-2014, 12:19 AM
That's a nice looking wheel and trim ring. If you look up the part number of that ring it says it fits a 64 Polara. But Mopar used them on white hat specials in 67.

I have one for my silver car

Congrats on the transplant.

Tyrra
02-06-2014, 02:57 PM
Looks great !

honcho
02-06-2014, 07:38 PM
I thought the 3 spoke was introduced in 67,learn something new everyday

thebankerstoy
02-06-2014, 09:30 PM
I thought the 3 spoke was introduced in 67,learn something new everyday

Your new steering wheel assembly looks fantastic Todd. Glad it was an easy install.

I must say though, after working with the parts books for awhile now, I've seen more than a few parts that will interchange between various model years and various A, B, C and E-Body platforms.

Mike Ross wasn't aware that the 1965 and 1966 B-Body 2 spoke steering wheels are interchangeable until I mentioned it to him after he first started reproducing and selling them. He didn't believe me at first, so he checked with one of his experts on the pre 1966 cars and after doing so, he came back to me and said son of a gun Richard, your right about that and now advertises them as such!


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Tooling costs are always a major factor in producing cars at prices that folks can and will pay, so Chrysler used lots of various parts on many different models in order to save on those tooling costs. No use reinventing the wheel when you already have a perfectly good wheel on hand! ;)

In my humble opinion, you don't need cable t.v. or other forms of entertainment when you have Mopar Parts Books and Factory Service Manuals at your disposal! rofl

Richard

ws27
02-07-2014, 10:08 AM
LOL, or someone feeding us very bad puns!

Racer Brown
02-07-2014, 11:17 AM
LOL, or someone feeding us very bad puns!X2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

thebankerstoy
02-07-2014, 12:45 PM
LOL, or someone feeding us very bad puns!

Oh-Oh, I sense a "crappy" line of jokes coming...............rofl

Richard

ws27
02-07-2014, 03:15 PM
Oh-Oh, I sense a "crappy" line of jokes coming...............rofl

Richard

Is that the aftermath?

honcho
02-07-2014, 08:47 PM
Yea Richard,when I talked with Mike,he told me the 67 would not fit on a 66,then when I ordered the wheel,he wanted to see pics. Maybe tell him to log on here and see the wheel. I can't remember, are you running a 66 wheel or aftermarket?? I have a very very nice 66 horn ring that I need to get rid of,if anybody is interested and YOU will use it,pay the shipping and it's yours PM me if you want it!!!

thebankerstoy
02-08-2014, 12:35 PM
Yea Richard,when I talked with Mike,he told me the 67 would not fit on a 66,then when I ordered the wheel,he wanted to see pics. Maybe tell him to log on here and see the wheel. I can't remember, are you running a 66 wheel or aftermarket?? I have a very very nice 66 horn ring that I need to get rid of,if anybody is interested and YOU will use it,pay the shipping and it's yours PM me if you want it!!!

Yes sir, I was using an aftermarket Grant steering wheel on my 1966 500 from 1990 through last year when I sold it along with the RCI fiberglass racing bucket seat that I was also using for Drag Racing Now that I will be restoring my cars interior back to a much more factory stock look, I will be using either a reproduction 1966 Black plastic 2 spoke factory style wheel which I've already purchased from Mike, along with a 1966 n.o.s. horn ring that I found on Ebay a few years ago, or I may do like you did and purchase one of the reproduction 1967 Black plastic 3 spoke wheels from Mike to use with an extremely nice 1967 3 spoke horn ring that I also found on Ebay a few years ago.

Thank you VERY much for your excellent offer for your 1966 horn ring though Todd! :cool: We had another member here on the DCR that was looking for one not too long ago, but I'm not sure if he's still a member anymore or not, but I'm sure that someone here will be extremely interested in it my friend!

Richard

honcho
02-08-2014, 08:29 PM
Thanks Rich, send pics once you decide what to do.I have this horn ring and want it to go to a good home,rather it go to the home boys here

Racer Brown
02-09-2014, 02:34 PM
Yup, I bet someone here would be interested in it.

honcho
02-11-2014, 09:47 AM
Just let me know,it's just hang in on the wall