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revrevrev

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Trade steering wheels?
« on: April 08, 2021, 20:25:34 »
Hey there!

I have a black steering wheel on my 230 sl, but the data card says it came with a white one. So I'm looking to trade my perfectly good black steering wheel for a white one, anyone else want to trade?
1964 230sl gray/white and tan
2016 B 250e

Jonny B

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Re: Trade steering wheels?
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2021, 14:56:26 »
To make it clearer, is this an early (with the round horn ring) or later (with the flat side) ring? I don't have either but just need to be sure each side is getting what they need.
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Desertpagoda

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Re: Trade steering wheels?
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2021, 00:40:23 »
for comparison, not for sale. Here are the later early 230/250 wheel and the later wheel, I dont have an early with round horn handy.
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Re: Trade steering wheels?
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2021, 02:17:27 »
I had the same situation and I ended up buying a white wheel. White wheels seem to be a lot more desirable because they look more elegant.
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Re: Trade steering wheels?
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2021, 06:22:50 »
Agree with Nicolas, the ivory wheels are much more desirable and sort after and thus are considerably more expensive. You can always recondition your black wheel and re coat it to the ivory colour. That way you get to keep the original but colour changed wheel.


There are lots of videos on how to repair and recolour the steering wheel on Youtube
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