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Anyone have a pic of what steering wheel is SUPPOSED to be in my 67 XL? At least I THINK it's an XL, not sure what the 500 differences were. It's has a mahogany Grant wheel in it right now, and I'm not the wood grain type. That's not a good thing, cuz from what I'm reading, the 67's came with wood grain wheels.

Any help?

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well heres my 66 not sure if its a 500 or what cause its my other car..

i doubt there were any big changes aside from black or wood but i'm not certain
 

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I tired the Google thing, and didn't come up with anything definite, in regards to what wheel in what model. Trying to keep the dash all original, even found a pristine unmolested gauge cluster for it. Radio holes intact even!

Anyways, I'll keep lookin and thanks for the help!!! I like the black one you posted, that'd look pretty kewl in there.
 

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I thought it might be a Stang wheel, looks like the one in my Mom's '66.

What exactly was the difference between an XL and a 500? Was it all trim stuff?

I'm thinking this bad boy here will look nice with the chrome on the dash:

http://www.grantproducts.com/images/prod/1045.jpg

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: Lucky on 5/27/06 7:42pm ]</font>
 

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I used to own a 1967 Fairlane GT (see story elsewhere about the odd-ball engine) but it had black interior. Took a few pictures to which I cannot share, for the scanner pooped out.

But steering wheel was sort of thick in section. Not as thin as the Mustang era ones. For the Fairlane was a bit more to muscle around in traffic.

Another fellow had a 67 and it was of the six cylinder variety with standard steering. We had different diameters of steering wheels. His being maybe one or two inches greater. I had problems catching my sleeve on the Promboscuous coming from the center hub. He had a broken horn, so broke it off too.

One thing I do remember, was the car sat outside in the Palm Springs sun most of the day and just about everything inside the car faded to a red-brown.


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Thanks for the help guys!!!

I was actually thinking that same thing about the big hub, and more importantly the huge horn ring, getting in the way. Prjected speed on this thing is approaching 130 MPH in the quarter, and that's no time to be getting your coat cuff/glove stuck on the horn ring! LOL

I do like that wood grain one, but like I said, I'm just not the wood grain type. This Grant I took out is KILLER looking, thought my mom would want it for her 66 Stang, but she like's the one that's in it, oh well.

I really do appreciate all the help guys!!!
 
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