3 Spoke Leather Steering Wheel TR8 TR7 - OEM StyleAftermarket
Nice Factory Replacement. Slightly bigger at 14" it really gives you a nice visual of the dash. It allows you to actually see all the gauges. Bolts right up to factory hub.
Looks just like the original but now I can see the turn signals! I used stainless 10-24 oval head screws with cap nuts. They look better than the original screws.
14 inch Silver Steering Wheel
The steering wheel is a nice 14 inch replacement for the 13 inch Motolita steering wheel. Gauge viability is much improved in my opinion. The only negative regarding the appearance of the wheel is the enlarged countersink on the mounting holes. I have seen examples of this wheel in the past that had the original Motolita size holes. From a buyer's stand point it would be a nice addition if fasteners were included with the wheel when purchased. I ended up using 3/4 inch stainless steel hex drive 10-24 machine screws and self locking nuts. I am very pleased with the end result and recommend the purchase of this steering wheel to anyone who likes the look of the Motolita style wheel.
Every bit as good as the car itself. Looking forward to getting it installed and actually seeing the speedo! 'Not putting the power steering in the 8 on this build so the additional diameter I'm sure will be welcome.
Excellent replacement steering wheel.
The replacement steering is of high quality and looks very nice when installed in my TR7 Spider. It is quite similar to the original. The only negative is that the steering wheel bolt holes are larger and counter sunk larger necessitating the replacement of the original smaller bolts and nuts for steering wheel mounting. However, the finished installation looks very nice and provides more leverage driving with the larger wheel.
I agree with all of the other comments about the benefits of the 14" wheel, especially on a TR7. I tend to second guess myself on a lot of purchases and wonder if a really needed to spend the money. I was starting to feel that way until the box arrived and I opened it. No doubt... super nice and a great purchase. I got new stainless screws with allen heads. I like the look better than the stock slotted screws on the TR8/Sspider wheels.
This wheel looks great! Exactly like the original just bigger. Perfect replacement for a tatty original wheel. The screw holes line up perfectly with the original boss so the whole thing doesn't even have to be removed from the steering column. Also the original plastic center cap fits perfectly into this wheel.
Close to Original TR8 Steering Wheel, but better!
The excellent fit and finish of this leather steering wheel, in the silver finish, is very close to the original TR8 wheel. I agree that the increased view of the gauges supports the slight increase in diameter which is a welcome improvement. Also, since new original TR8 wheels are apparently no longer available at any price, kudos to The Wedge Shop for making this affordable Wheel available to us. Hooray!
New Steering Wheel
Woody, Love the new steering wheel. I appreciate your help in selecting the finish. The quality of the spokes, and the leather rim are first class. Best of all, the screw holes line up perfectly with the holes on the hub. Jim Nejman
easy installation excellent product