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What steering wheel will fit????

Discussion in 'Defender 90 / 110 / 130' started by sidsimcock, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. sidsimcock

    sidsimcock New Member

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    I read somewhere that a Td5 steering wheel would pop straight onto earlier model 90s. Bought one to replace my skinny one on a 1989 90 Td, however the spline's are two different sizes!!!!

    Is anyone aware of a more modern steering wheel to suit an older model landrover??????? or is it possible to exchange the centres in a safe way??? i dont fancy driving down the road and the wheel start slipping!!!!!
     
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    The Mad Hat Man Well-Known Member LZIR Despatch Agent

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    cant change centres - best way is an after-market boss and wheel.
     
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    sidsimcock New Member

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    "best way is an after-market boss and wheel."

    Do you mean they can be purhased seperate????
     
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    Sorry, realised what you mean now!!!! so a later model boss kit ie 92 -95 will fit onto my earlier model????
     
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    apparently a td5 defender wheel fits as a direct replacement for the older (pre-defender) nineties and one-tens.

    200 and 300tdi wheels need a new steering column.
     
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    Looking at some pics i think he has sold me a wheel that aint off a Td5!!!! am i right in saying a Td5 wheel has a type of raised centre???????
     
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    theres two types of td5 wheel, one with a raised centre used on higher spec machines and one thats vinyl covered foam with a pry-off landy badge in't middle - used on poverty-spec machines, like mine.

    guess you've bought the latter. it'll fit
     
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    Cheers for that, that makes more sense, at least he didn't lie to me with regards to it being off a Td5!!!!

    On the qt services website it shows the higher spec wheel fitting the same boss as the old skinny wheel, and the pry - off badge type Td5 wheel having a seperate boss!!!! so i have purchased the latter so now i need to buy a new boss kit as explained to me earlier. Cheers for the help all.