|02/10/2002 12:34:50||John Mc Keever||Ok. any of you saab people out there know if one of the custom steering wheel companys (mountney or someone) do a smaller wheel to fit the 96? a nice leather or wood three spoke is what i have in mind.|
|02/10/2002 18:42:35||Alec||Not off hand - you must have arms the size of tree trunks if you are putting a smaller wheel on !
|02/10/2002 20:17:18||john mc keever.||I am a big lad yes, but i have the ugly seventies wheel fitted and it isn't the nicest thing to look at all day.|
|03/10/2002 22:17:55||louis||I have a mountney wheel in wood and another in leather they also have a boss to fit to the 96 (Mine is 1972)... But Alec is right it does change the feel quite allot!
|05/10/2002 17:54:12||billrawles||If you have deep enough pockets then you can get an absolute beauty from Moto-Lita. Chrome drilled 3spoke in 15inch (I think) Europa Spares do them along with the boss for about £200. I dont know if Moto-Lita ever had V4 connections but I remember my 99EMS had one as standard in 1978 so they had a Saab 'link' at that time.|
|08/10/2002 17:06:31||rik||The sportwheels of 96v4 are from moto-lita and looks the same like a saab 99 wheel.|
|10/10/2002 20:46:03||john wyatt||I have the leather and steel moto lita on my V4, you can get it with the boss for about £120, I had an even nicer Nardi wheel on another V4, it was laminated wood and cost about £250 retail, you can get an Astrali or Mountney with a V4 boss for about £50 or £60, i dont find the moto lita any harder to turn as it is stiffer and chunkier. even Halford's will probably find you a Mountney or Astrali. Moto lita have a good web site with pictures and prices of all their wheels.|
|28/10/2002 20:54:11||jake||i have a genuine saab three spoke leather wheel bought by myself for a j reg 1.8 99 over twenty years ago and it fits my 96 very nicly and it looks fine so old 99s 900s are allways a possible source of alternative steering wheels and breakers are all over the place so just have a look you might get what you want for a fiver?cheers jake|
|14/11/2002 00:55:50||Alistair Philpott||Bit late in the game on this one but...
Saab Sport & rally wheel for V4s was Moto Lita but not the same as 99ems. V4 wheel was totall flat whereas 99 wheel is slightly dished. You can fit the 99 wheel with an appropriate boss but the effect is to make it quite a reach to the indicator and wiper stalks. Unless you have very long fingers!
Smallest I've ever used was a 14" Astrali 3 spoke job, and that was manageable on the road even with the quicker rack off a 2 stroke Sport, but a pig to park with my skinny arms!
|02/12/2002 20:15:03||ROSS BETHELL||SORRY TO GO OFF AT A TANGENT CHAPS, BUT I HAVE A 91 900 T16S HIGHLY MODED BY ABBOT AND AM DESPERATE TO DROP THE OE S/WHEEL FOR SOMETHING LIKE A NARDI 3 SPOKE, I`VE HEARD ABOUT THEM BUT ONLY CAN SOURCE 60S FERRARI STYLE ONES. ANY IDEAS ANYONE? WOOD & 3 SPOKE IDEAL|