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Old 03-07-2023, 05:02 PM   #1
mick taylor
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Default Cortina TD s wheel

I see that the TD Cortina gets leather steering wheel std and option on others.

But XB Falcon or ZG Fairlane i can not see a leather steering wheel std or option, maybe LTD ? i wonder why not, is the Cortina s wheel full imported, i thought they were just like the Falcon s wheel.

Maybe the early Cortina's had a more deeper s wheel offset like coming out from the mounting point ?

And Australia was not into leather steering wheels back then, i hated them slippery old plastic type steering wheels as my hands were so hard from working with cement all day long.

Now i have a leather s wheel but it's such thin total rubbish that they call leather and it was buggered at 50,000KM i think i ran a pizza box across it getting out and that cut it through. so be careful !

My VY Commodore SS wheel was fine after 13 years.

What's it cost to re do a wheel in good leather ? not to mention back in the days 1975 etc it would of stung ya to do such ?
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Old 03-07-2023, 06:00 PM   #2
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Default Re: Cortina TD s wheel

Not sure where you're getting your info from, the XLE had the leather wheel but it wasn't standard or optional on any other of the models.
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