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Identify steering wheel

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:51 am
by john.p.clegg
Hello All
Newbie here,I've just come across a steering wheel with the C.Chapman signature,first thoughts were Lotus Elan but with it having a deeper dish ruled that out.
Some info...
15" diameter
4" dish
3 slotted spokes with thumb spats
C.Chapman signature
13/16" diameter rim
Leather-look plastic cover
Hornpush dated 1968..
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First thoughts

Lotus Cortina SE Aeroflow

Jim Clarke Ford Lotus Cortina Mk1
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But you are the experts...any ideas

John

Re: Identify steering wheel

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:28 pm
by Keith Halstead
Elan. :wink:

Re: Identify steering wheel

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:13 pm
by john.p.clegg
..not with a 4" dish...

John :wink:

Re: Identify steering wheel

Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2016 11:50 pm
by anglebox
It's not standard fit for any Lotus Cortina. But maybe another type of lotus. Its identical except dish then to an Elan one