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Aquila steering wheel

Postby rogerfishburn » Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:02 am

Hi Guys, does anyone have a steering wheel for a Moonfleet Aquila for sale or know which car wheel is the same or similar. I have seen this
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VINTAGE-BLAC ... 1438.l2649 but not sure if its similar enough and I would still need the centre or make something.
Any advice would be gratefully welcomed, still looking for the engine cover as well rather than making my own
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Re: Aquila steering wheel

Postby welshhealey » Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:52 pm

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Hi Roger, the Aquila steering wheels originated from the Zephyr mk 2 which is unusual as the engines they used came from the Mk3 ( 213e) please note the one you require is “ without “ the horn ring ( as seen in picture) as the one with has a recessed spoke for it to fit into .
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Re: Aquila steering wheel

Postby welshhealey » Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:23 pm

This is what you need for the centre I presume? Unfortunately, these are like hens teeth , when I restored the boat I had a new one made using this one as a pattern, sadly the engineer( then in his 80s) has died, however his son has taken over the business and “may”be able to make one in between his work contracts :hmmm:P.m.me if you need any further info :thumbsup:
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