LL steering wheel

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LL steering wheel

#1 Post by John Wurner » Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:35 pm

My 60 Roadster as an LL steering wheel.
I have been told that there are originals and later models of the wheel.
Any idea of what mine is?
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Re: LL steering wheel

#2 Post by John Wurner » Wed Jul 06, 2022 7:08 pm

OK, I was told by a member who knows these things, that if the hub is riveted on the back,
its original, fastened with screws its later.
This one is riveted. Just for info.
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Re: LL steering wheel

#3 Post by C J Murray » Wed Jul 06, 2022 8:02 pm

The later aftermarket universal Les Leston wheels that I have seen have a smaller area where the hub attaches, round holes, and spokes at a different angle. Then various hubs were screwed/bolted to the wheel. I bought 2 NOS LL wheels a few years back and used one on my Elva. Yours looks like it was specially made for the Porsche horn button, most likely for the Porsche factory. That's my guess.
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