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I just bought a Grant steering wheel for my 66', I was going to get a Lecarra, the local parts house had the grant misspriced by about 60 bucks. Couldn't pass up the deal! Any tip on installing the grant wheel?

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Before you remove the old wheel, mark the shaft so you know for certain which way is straight ahead. That way you won't be pulling the wheel again to straighten it up.

The only thing peculiar to a Grant wheel is to take care on the horn hookup. They are not known for great quality horn buttons and contacts.

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i don't know if this applies to the 66 but I had to grind down the longer hub cover in order to make the hub kit fit, you can grind down the hub itself and use the shorter cover they give you but I wouldn't think that's a good idea, since you want as much spline there as possible

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What Grant wheel are we talking about here? You can grind those spacer things down or you can loosen the column up and slide it forward to take up the slack. The Grant classic wheels that have the mustang emblem in/with them suck hard, if that is what you have sell it on e-bay and make a buck and buy a better one. The rest of the Grant stuff seems ok.
 
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edge the innards everywhere with electrical tape - the horn setup is real easy to have shorting out against stuff and get sparks flying; I was returning from an alignment one day and one of the contacts rubbed up against the grounded metal, and sparks were flying!

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It is a Grant Elite GT #742, it's one of the Signature Series Wheels. It was marked 59.99 plus 15.99 for the
adapter. I'm at work reading the instructions right now, sure alot of if and maybe's in the instructions. At least i'm up on my hand signals, and I can make a pretty good honking sound *G*

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I want to get a wood steering wheel and have been looking at the Grant's in all the supplier's catalogs. Is this the type that you say 'sucks'? I've read other comments about the horn and such so I'm a little apprehensive. What concerns do have about the wheel?


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