Hints and Tips - Nobby Helper Springs

From: Charles Ping
Sent: 07 May 2002
To: british-cars-pre-war
Subject: Cord binding a steering wheel

Has anyone ever cord bound their own steering wheel?

How did you do it? If so what sort of cord/string did you use? Did you use any glue to hold it on? Did you varnish/ treat or whatever the finished surface?

All experiences welcomed.

thanks

Charles


From: mark roper
Sent: 07 May 2002
To: Charles Ping; british-cars-pre-war
Subject: Re: Cord binding a steering wheel

Yes I have, I went to a boat yard and brought a few yards of cord about 1/8" diameter and started winding. finishing was done by " whipping" the end in under the last few turns, and did not have to use any glue.

I found it very therapeutic!

Mark Roper


From: David Cochrane
Sent: 08 May 2002
To: Charles Ping
cc: british-cars-pre-war
Subject: Re: Cord binding a steering wheel

Hi Charles,

Dave Williams at The Austineers (01225 866142) did one for me - it looks very nice, but I haven't "driven" it yet!

Best regards,

David C.


From: pete giles
Sent: 08 May 2002
To: british-cars-pre-war
Subject: cord binding

i have one on a rover that has a bad steering wheel but i made a mistake and used rough twine which plays hell with the wifes tights but it does make for good grip
p giles


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