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Post by Rev Light » Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:35 am

I have a rather flat (only a very small amount of dish) 14" Mountney steering wheel fitted to my SE5A.

I find that its lack of dish means that it is rather close to the indicator stalk. Also the fact that it is 14", means that it obscures the speedo and rev counter.

But I suspect that if I could get a spacing ring of 1cm depth to fit in between the boss and the actual wheel, drilled for all the bolts, it might well cure both issues, by moving the wheel closer to the driver, allowing a better view of the clocks and giving a little more clearance to the stalk.

I am aware that an original wheel could be sourced, but I have heard stories of them often being a bit flimsy with the grip no longer fulfilling its description....I.e. no longer gripping the wheel.

Of course if I would then have a recessed, inactive horn button......but hey...

Or I could find a wheel of the correct size that is dished?

Is there anyone out there who can make one? It probably does not even need to be metal, a plastic spacer would probably do it....

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Post by scimmy_man » Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:17 pm

why not fit a quick release boss?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Quick-releas ... SwRUhY-eQl

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Post by Rev Light » Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:20 pm

Could be something to look into. Cheers


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Post by gtcse8 » Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:07 pm

Which boss have you got fitted now Steve.

Also noted,
Rev Light wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:35 am
Of course if I would then have a recessed, inactive horn button......but hey...
Non of the ORIGINAL Reliants used a centre horn button, they are all on the indicator stalks.

I have a few different bosses, and wheels for that matter, from Mountney to MotoLita.

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Post by Rev Light » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:30 pm

It's a Mountney.


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