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  Steering wheel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The steering wheel is the part of the steering system that is manipulated by the driver; the rest of the steering system responds to the movements of the steering wheel.
Steering wheels for passenger automobiles are usually circular, the wheel being attached to the steering column by one or more spokes (though a single spoke wheel is a rather rare exception).
Water vessels not steered from a stern-mounted tiller are directed with the ship's wheel, which may have inspired the concept of the steering wheel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Steering_wheel   (1118 words)

 Steering Wheel Replacement
This 13.8" diameter wheel (slightly smaller than the Mazda factory wheel diameter of 14.2") is made of Italian Zebrano wood with thick brushed aluminum spokes at the three, six, and nine o'clock positions.
This pigtail is the cable that terminates in the blue/orange connectors to the airbag and horn.
Finger-tighten the steering wheel nut on the shaft and attach the steering wheel and horn collar to the hub using the six Allen head screws supplied.
www.miata.net /garage/momo/wheelchange.html   (2293 words)

 Steering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Steering is the term applied to the collection of components, linkages, etc. which allow for a car or other vehicle to follow a course determined by its driver, except in the case of rail transport by which rail tracks combined together with railroad switches provide the steering function.
The most conventional steering arrangement is to turn the front wheels using a hand–operated steering wheel which is positioned in front of the driver, via the steering column, which may contain universal joints to allow it to deviate somewhat from a straight line.
Many modern cars use rack and pinion steering mechanisms, where the steering wheel turns the pinion gear; the pinion moves the rack, which is a sort of linear gear which meshes with the pinion, from side to side.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Steering   (1582 words)

 Steering Wheel R & R | Advance Auto Parts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
On some vehicles, the steering wheel unbolts directly from the hub, and no puller is needed to simple replace the steering wheel.
On other vehicles, the steering wheel or hub must be pulled off the splined steering shaft to remove the wheel.
Use a wheel puller to remove the steering wheel or hub from the splines on the steering shaft.
www.advanceautoparts.com /english/youcan/html/res/res20021201sw.html   (658 words)

 Steering Wheel Replacement
Once the new wheel is in place, however, it is a simple matter for any competent alignment shop to re-center the wheel without affecting your alignment by adjusting the tie rod ends equally on both sides.
From here it is mostly a matter of following the (probably pictorial) instructions that came with your steering wheel to make the stack of parts, connect the horn and ground wires to the button, and mount the steering wheel using the six hex-head bolts that came with it.
Once the wheel is on and tight, re-connect the blue and orange clockspring connectors under the dash, replace the access panel, re-connect the negative lead to the battery, and you're done.
www.sandiegomiataclub.org /SDMC/Garage/Steering_Wheel.html   (2342 words)

 Mustangworld - FR500 Wheel install
Used a $14.99 steering wheel puller from Auto Zone or similar to remove the wheel.
Never use a hammer to pound on the shaft or wheel center to try to loosen the steering wheel (I learned this lesson with my 86GT when I installed a MOMO steering wheel many years ago...result was slop in the steering from a bent/distorted shaft.)
The tabs at the bottom of the wheel need to be broken off if you dont have cruise control or the back cover wont fit right on the lower part of the wheel.
www.mustangworld.com /ourpics/fcar/fr500wheel.htm   (660 words)

 Steering wheel - F1Technical.net
Modern Formula 1 steering wheels are also equipped with a further lever clutch lever which the driver can use to declutch when standing still, such as during a pitstop or in the gravel to keep the engine running.
With the average steering wheel controlling as many as 12 separate parameters on the car, there is a large number of components, buttons and switches that have to be fitted during the manufacturing process – some 120 separate items in all.
As imposed by FIA regulations, the steering wheel must be fitted with a quick release mechanism operated by pulling a concentric flange installed on the steering column behind the wheel.
www.f1technical.net /article30.html   (812 words)

Thus, if we try to turn our front wheel to the left, the force we use appears as a lateral force forward against the axle on the right side and this is translated into a force that tries to lean the wheel to the right.
The handlebars are connected to the steering column, which is connected to the knee bone, which is...
In other words, the fact that your wheel is on a rake results in the consumption of part of your steering input into a displacement of the contact patch of the wheel.
www.msgroup.org /TIP048.html   (2219 words)

 Falconaut: Steering Wheel Reconditioning
The steering wheel is a focal point for your car's fancy interior.
The trouble is, after 30+ years, your steering wheel is most likely not quite white anymore, and it probably has cracks on the spokes.
Remove the steering wheel locknut and remove the wheel using a steering wheel puller.
www.fedora.net /falconaut/tech/steering_wheel.html   (707 words)

 18. Steering and Wheel Alignment
The steering boxes for 5 and 6 series of similar vintage have matching splines for the input and output shafts, and have a faster ratio for more responsive steering.
This chart was very useful in determining what wheels and tires I wanted to use and maintain close to the original circumference so that the odometer and speedometer would remain close to the original.
Place the wheel to be painted on a rotating support device that holds the wheel at a high enough level to allow good visibility of the areas to be painted - illuminate if indoors.
www.normgrills.net /bcg/Steering_FAQ.html   (3777 words)

 The Steering Wheel 1-800-433-2191   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Steering Wheel trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not The Steering Wheel, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits The Steering Wheel.
All other trademarks not owned by The Steering Wheel or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by The Steering Wheel or its subsidiaries.
The Steering Wheel and its associates attempt to be as accurate as possible.
www.steeringwheel.com /conditions.php   (1282 words)

 How to create your own wheel and pedals!
For example the wheel angle is easily adjustable just by releasing the screws on the both sides (see the picture).
I made the axle for the wheel from a plastic tube that is normally used by electricians when they install electrical wires in a new house (at least in Finland).
When you turn the steering wheel to left, resistance should get lower and when you turn the wheel to the right, the resistance should raise.
www.student.oulu.fi /~heinanen/wheel.html   (1499 words)

 Steering Wheel Inserts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Molded wood trim that is shaped to fit sharper steering wheels contoured areas, such as for the cruise control buttons trim, your radio bezels and CD player switch trim.
These steering wheel inster kits are designed to enhance the steering wheel for trucks and SUV's.
Steering Wheels Inserts are not available for all vehicles please contact us for price and availability.
www.autoseats.com /Dashkits/steeringwheelinserts.html   (216 words)

 DriveWerks.com - Technical Articles - Steering Wheel Removal and Installation
On the 356s and 914s, this is accomplished by holding the wheel and twisting the center horn button in a counter clock-wise direction.
The important thing to remember is not to turn the wheel all the way to the end of the rack and pinion (914) or steering box (356).
You may want to mark the steering wheel with a permanent marker or a punch so that you can realign it properly when you reinstall it later on.
www.drivewerks.com /tech/mult_steering_wheel.htm   (579 words)

 Steering Wheel Covers :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Custom Steering Wheel
We finally found someone who could make a steering wheel with that same look and feel at a fraction of the cost.
Steering wheel core is on original Mazda OEM steering wheel frame so fit is perfect everytime.
When your wheel is ready to be shipped back to you we charge the balance plus the core charge.
www.teammiata.com /Steering-Wheel.htm   (374 words)

 Steering Wheel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
For me, the top of the steering wheel is always in the way of something—either the speedometer, or the tachometer and fuel gauge.
These were actually fairly plentiful at the time because quite a few E owners upgraded to Pilot wheels, consigning stock wheels to the spares pile.
(Those not using a thick steering wheel cover should have no trouble.) A leather punch made nicer holes for the zip ties, though they still needed to be sealed.
www.skidmore.edu /~pdwyer/e/steering_wheel.htm   (354 words)

 240SX Steering Wheel Swap
Remove the metal plate (4 bolts) that is under the steering wheel.
This is essentially the device that allows the harness to pass through to the wheel and allow the wheel to turn.
Set the wheel on the hub and attach one wire to the middle tab on the horn button and solder the other wire to the metal loop on the side.
importnut.net /steeringswap.htm   (1954 words)

 BMW E39 M-Sport Steering Wheel Retro-Fit
The 09/97-03/99 steering wheel P/N was stamped into the hub, so I have no clue what the difference really is. Bob B has some info I'll post later about possible leather differences.
Press the white latch on the new steering wheel and spin the slip-ring carefully in both directions to determine the center point which is a~2.5 turns from either end-point.
On 03/99+ wheels, simply align and place the wheel on the splined shaft while checking to be sure the two guide pins at 4:30 and 11:30 seat properly, torque the 17mm center bolt to 80Nm, and plug in the hub connector for the button pods and horn.
www.bmwtips.com /tipsntricks/SteeringWheel/steeringwheel.htm   (1699 words)

 Steering wheels by MOMO, Grant and Sparco 1-800-433-2191   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Steering wheels by MOMO, Grant and Sparco 1-800-433-2191
The cast aluminum pedals are finished in red, with the MOMO logo in yellow.
MOMO Hubs will also fit Sparco steering wheels, all MOMO Hubs have six bolt mounting pattern.
www.steeringwheel.com   (388 words)

 Buyers Love Steering-Wheel Controls
Increasingly, steering wheels on new vehicles are offering a full array of buttons that control audio, cruise control and other vehicle functions.
Audio controls on the steering wheel offer a safety benefit by preventing the driver from reaching for the volume knob on the instrument panel at inopportune times.
In the luxury segment, particularly on Jaguar vehicles, a push-button on the steering wheel also allows drivers to give voice commands to change radio stations or turn up the air conditioning.
waw.wardsauto.com /ar/auto_buyers_love_steeringwheel_2   (413 words)

 Steering Pump/Wheel - Toolfetch.com
Use in conjunction with the SER 2291 Steering Wheel Puller to remove steering wheels on late model GM vehicles that are not pre-drilled to receive standard bolt...
Tilt and telescoping steering columns are much easier to service when your tool box has one of these pivot pin removers in it.
Removing steering wheels of most domestic and imported vehicles, with or without telescoping tilt steering columns, is easy with this new set.
www.toolfetch.com /Category/Automotive/Steering_Pump_Wheel   (455 words)

 Steering Wheel Adaptors
Adaptors are simply made to adapt the 3, 5, 6, or 9-bolt pattern to the tapered, splined top shaft of a steering column.
Grant and Wheel Shoppe are the most popular applications for the standard three bolt, while the “Bell” style adaptor ads the convenience of a horn button to a Mullins or a Pete and Jake wheel.
The Short 9-bolt is unique, it moves the bolting surface of a steering wheel 2” closer to the dash than a standard adaptor.
www.ididitinc.com /steering_wheel_adaptors.htm   (186 words)

 Install a Quick-Release Steering Wheel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Make a note of how your steering wheel is aligned, as you will need to place it in the correct position during reassembly; otherwise, it’ll be crooked.
Depending on which aftermarket steering wheel you have, you might need to install an adapter plate to the Tekniq AutoSport hub plate (this is the attachment that remains on your steering wheel after you’ve detached it) so your Allen-screw holes line up correctly.
Since we had a MOMO steering wheel, this option was a must.
www.superstreetonline.com /howto/79758   (648 words)

 How to Install a Steering Wheel - eHow.com
The process of installing an aftermarket steering wheel on your car may not appear to be too complicated.
Remove the shaft nut, which holds the wheel to the shaft.
Most aftermarket steering wheels are not equipped with airbags.
www.ehow.com /how_11193_install-steering-wheel.html   (646 words)

 Xlerator Steering Wheel Stand Cockpit Simulator, for Logitech Driving Force Pro
We threw out the cheezy table mount bracket that came with the wheel, and mounted the wheel directly to the stand.
The stand is designed to connect the pedals and the steering wheel as a unit.
The feedback from the steering wheel is transfered to the stand and the pedals, making it feel like you are in a real race car.
www.xlstands.com /index.html   (590 words)

 Steering Wheel Covers Wood or Leather for perfect look
Crafted from the finest, most rugged materials, our steering wheel covers come in many stylish finishes.
Color your steering wheel with the softest, most luxurious cover available.
Wheelskins Steering Wheel Covers are handcrafted in the USA from genuine leather for a custom fit and excellent grip.
www.autoanything.com /steeringwheel-covers/20A10027A1.aspx   (187 words)

 Gary's Steering Wheel Restoration
The wheel then receives four coats of acrylic urethane to the original color or color of your choice.
After eight hours the wheel is color sanded and then left to dry a minimum of five days.
Special note: on wood grain wheels the cracks are repaired, regrained, colortoned, and then finished with three coats of clear urethane.
www.dealsonwheels.com /parts/garys   (413 words)

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