[DML] Re: Offset Steering Wheel
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[DML] Re: Offset Steering Wheel



Turn signal cam is inside the steering column (well, on a DeLorean
it's between those two plastic pieces) not under the steering wheel.

Steering wheel lock may protrude into holes under the wheel however.
Can't remember on a DeLorean.

An offset steering wheel is basically just a convenience and
appearance issue. Remember: Jim Prentice was driving DeLoreans around
the factory with Vise Grips clamped onto the columns.

Bill Robertson
#5939

>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> wrote:
>
> It isn't the worst thing in the world if the steering wheel is not
> centered. The main effect is that it may knock off the turn signal too
> early on one side especially if it is way off. If you knew it WAS
> centered and then one day you noticed it no longer was then you would
> have an indication of a problem. If you go for an alignment and the
> shop does not center the wheel it is mainly sloppiness and/or
> laziness. To do it requires adjusting the toe on both wheels as
> opposed to only one so it requires slightly more effort on the part of
> the shop. It is normal for some shake usually at a particular speed.
> That speed can vary depending on the tires and the road. Modern radial
> tires do not "flat spot" and if they do it will go away after driving
> just a couple of miles. If the tires are over 7 years old all bets are
> off, they should be replaced.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 




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