Author Topic: Steering wheel restore success  (Read 591 times)

Offline Rtlane

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Steering wheel restore success
« on: April 17, 2019, 01:31:03 PM »
Iíve been slowly working on my trucks interior. My father-n-law has a truck carcass around a 1976 or so that has been sitting on his mountain rotting since the mid-80s. I got the steering wheel out of it and decided to restore it. I washed it in dawn and mean green then let it soak in both overnight.

Before:







After washing/soaking, sanding, and cleaning with TSP:





After painting with rustoleum american accents paint+primer semi-gloss black base and also clear coat. Used what i had laying around for the emblem which was Miracal metallic decorative finish and then the rustoleum clear coat. I probably should of used an adhesion promoter on the wheel and emblem, but didnít. We will see how it holds up. I might eventually paint the inside of the chevy emblem yellow, but not sure the best way to do it.
















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« Last Edit: April 17, 2019, 01:34:20 PM by Rtlane »

Offline JohnnyPopper

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Re: Steering wheel restore success
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2019, 02:42:33 PM »
Nice Job!!!

That thing looked too far gone  ;)
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Offline Rtlane

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Re: Steering wheel restore success
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2019, 06:57:24 PM »
Nice Job!!!

That thing looked too far gone  ;)

Thank you Johnny


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Offline Jason S

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Re: Steering wheel restore success
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2019, 08:59:03 PM »
That looks great!   
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Offline Rtlane

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Re: Steering wheel restore success
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2019, 07:19:28 AM »
That looks great!

Thank you Jason. Iím very happy how it turned out. Now I need to paint my door panels, kick panels, trim, dash, etc. haha


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