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Offline James Meter

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Steering Wheel Advice?
« on: January 15, 2013, 03:18:25 PM »
Okay, I'm building my Pinto in the fashion of using parts from 1995 back.

Examples: Using a 90's fry-cook basket for the center console, a shift knob from an '88 Isuzu Trooper in preference to the "T" handle, and an whip antennae from a 80's Malibu cop car mounted on my back bumper. (Donated the Pinto's antennae to my brother's go-kart.)  ::)

So, here comes the million-dollar questions:
-What steering wheels will fit my stock column without any adapters? (Maverick? Charger? Ranchero? Bel-Air? Fox-Bodys?)
-What rim/tires will fit? (without altering or use of spacers of any sort) 


-And any other cheap, fun little alteration ideas would be nice!

Cheers
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Bought my Pinto in '12, last tagged in '97. Had it on the road (thanks to a $20) spring '14. Tima to tear it apart, fix it correctly this time....and play with the drive train. Got a totally free & complete drive train-engine, 5 speed, drive shaft, and computer!

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Re: Wheels anyone?
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2013, 09:25:22 PM »
Okay, I'm building my Pinto in the fashion of using parts from 1995 back.

Examples: Using a 90's fry-cook basket for the center console, a shift knob from an '88 Isuzu Trooper in preference to the "T" handle, and an whip antennae from a 80's Malibu cop car mounted on my back bumper. (Donated the Pinto's antennae to my brother's go-kart.)  ::)

So, here comes the million-dollar questions:
-What steering wheels will fit my stock column without any adapters? (Maverick? Charger? Ranchero? Bel-Air? Fox-Bodys?)
-What rim/tires will fit? (without altering or use of spacers of any sort)  ;D


-And any other cheap, fun little alteration ideas would be nice!

Cheers
-James


Steering wheel - 82 mustang fit mine - want one?  Upgraded my car to a remove able one
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Re: Wheels anyone?
« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2013, 10:27:15 PM »
I'd like to get 'em all..but the shipping would be killer. Is the steeringwheel the GT one?
Bought my Pinto in '12, last tagged in '97. Had it on the road (thanks to a $20) spring '14. Tima to tear it apart, fix it correctly this time....and play with the drive train. Got a totally free & complete drive train-engine, 5 speed, drive shaft, and computer!