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67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« on: November 16, 2022, 02:26:47 PM »

I'm looking for Jeff Stevens...

Doesn't return emails...

Thoughts?
Ideas?

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2022, 06:55:45 PM »
This is what i have for him,

Jeff Stephens Ė Wood Steering Wheel Restoration

Binghamton, NY 13905
(607) 729-7553
shelbywoodwheels@hotmail.com

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2022, 09:37:04 PM »
Jeff has replied...

My emails ended up in his spam folder...

Thanks to all...!

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2022, 09:27:36 AM »
Does he also restore the spokes?
The wood on my wheel was restored decades ago but the spokes  appear a little bent and scratched.

Metal working spokes is quite different than wood restoration.
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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2022, 09:52:41 AM »
Hi Bill,
In the past, Jeff Stephens has told me he does not do anything to the metal spokes or center hub part of the steering wheel. He will do some simple polishing on the spokes where they meet the wood (where the phenolic material joints the metal and wood) to improve appearance but nothing "metal working" like you describe.

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #5 on: November 21, 2022, 01:22:00 PM »
Ok, thanks Tom.

[he didn't reply to my text, which is why I asked]
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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2022, 11:59:18 PM »
Is Specialty Wheels in Florida still in business? I think thatís the name, I sent my wheel to them in about 2000 or so and they did a terrific job, fixed two broken spokes and refinished the rim, it looks amazing still.

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2022, 12:50:55 AM »
Is Specialty Wheels in Florida still in business? I think thatís the name, I sent my wheel to them in about 2000 or so and they did a terrific job, fixed two broken spokes and refinished the rim, it looks amazing still.
I think that they have been gone for at least 10 to 15 years.
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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2022, 10:23:21 AM »
Automotive Specialties in Fla did mine.
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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2022, 12:22:26 PM »
You could also try Best In Show. They specialize in rim blow wheels but also restore others. I got a 68' wheel from them and it is very nice.

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2022, 11:26:37 PM »
I think thatís the name, Automotive Specialties.

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Re: 67 Steering Wheel Restoration
« Reply #11 on: November 25, 2022, 10:44:51 AM »
Is Specialty Wheels in Florida still in business? I think thatís the name, I sent my wheel to them in about 2000 or so and they did a terrific job, fixed two broken spokes and refinished the rim, it looks amazing still.
I think that they have been gone for at least 10 to 15 years.
I knew what you meant when you were talking steering wheels and Florida. They did a number of wheels for me over the years. Similar names that can easily get confused but Automotive Specialties in FL did steering wheels and Specialty Wheels in WA sold and restored the drive wheels on the cars. Both are long gone by over a decade .
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