Scratch Build Steering Wheels ?

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Hi Guys !

Does anyone know how I could scratch build a steering wheels !

Thanks For The Heads Up !

Fred

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why dont you get some plastruct (evergreen possibly too) white coated small diam round with a wire running inside it and make it the diameter you want. Then create your center?

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We don't see someone scratchbuilding a steering wheel very often. Is there something particular you want that might be available elsewhere?

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I don't have any suggestions on how to scratch build one sorry, but if you find out how, I am interested as well...I cant seem to find the steering wheel I am needing...good luck

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O ring ? maybe gloss coat it to make it more stiffer?

button? cut out the center with a jeweler's saw.

check the plumbing department at the hardware store?

chain & superglue for the low & slow build?

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I have no idea but am interested in what people come up with.

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I saw this tute somewhere. It works well with chain or cord, for a vintage look. It's pretty straight forward. The only trick part is the soldering, super gluing, or white gluing the rim while it is on the pencil or other fixture.

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I wanted a flat bottom wheel for my Z06 build and had nothing in the parts bin that I was satisfied with. I came up with this built from solder and various styrene bits.

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that came out really nice

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that came out really nice

now send it off to the resin caster ;)

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Nice Thanks for the Tips Guys !

ROB:We don't see someone scratchbuilding a steering wheel very often. Is there something particular you want that might be available elsewhere?

I have an Idea of what I want : It's a Rally Steering wheels Like that :

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I would like to scratchubuild one like that I can Have the deepness I want ...

I will try my hand today want post some pics if you guys want ...

Thanks

fred

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I would like to scratchubuild one like that I can Have the deepness I want ...

I will try my hand today want post some pics if you guys want ...

Fred by all means post up what you accomplish. That's what this place is all about.

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I will be trying to build my own steering wheel over Xmas, and will post it up if i get it right... I will be starting with the outside ring from a kit steering wheel and adding my own center. Good thing is, it doesn't need any kind of dish, so should be fairly simple....

Fred, I would like to see what you accomplish...

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