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If I was going to do that much machining, I'd make it so the two pieces could be bolted together rather than needing welding, heat and plastic doesn't coexist very well.
LOL yeah very good point! I haven't put much thought into it yet...I guess that shows..?
When the day comes, and I am focusing on the steering wheel...that should be a good day! I wonder what year that will be?

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Guys i've just bought the grant boss kit for my 56 .
Grant kit is number 4257 , and i have confirmed with Grants it's the correct one .
My question is has anyone had any trouble actually fitting the boss to their column ?
It is way to tight , and it doesn't even go on far enough to fit the retainer nut .
The spline on my column is ok , and i have actually tried it on a 53 column as well , but to no avail .
The only way i could get it on is to bash it on using a BIG hammer , and i'm not going to do that .
Any ideas ?
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steering wheel adapter?

Wondering whether you ever found something satisfactory to work? My application is a '50 Ford F1 with stock column but it has a little (13 inch)Grant wheel that somebody put on a long time ago. I just want a bit larger diameter wheel so in looking I see all kinds of different bolt patterns....3, 5, 8, etc....the little Grant wheel I have on now has a 8 bolt pattern....but I don't know what adapter I need....except guys on here are saying on the one hand a Grant # 4257 adapter/kit is the one for Ford F1 trucks but then on the other hand say that these don't fit worth a crap. Any feedback from you side?
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What adapter do I need to put after market steering wheel on my 52 F1?
Have some in the spare parts box you can have for the shipping cost . Send me a PM & let me know . Later , Denny
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Wondering whether you ever found something satisfactory to work? My application is a '50 Ford F1 with stock column but it has a little (13 inch)Grant wheel that somebody put on a long time ago. I just want a bit larger diameter wheel so in looking I see all kinds of different bolt patterns....3, 5, 8, etc....the little Grant wheel I have on now has a 8 bolt pattern....but I don't know what adapter I need....except guys on here are saying on the one hand a Grant # 4257 adapter/kit is the one for Ford F1 trucks but then on the other hand say that these don't fit worth a crap. Any feedback from you side?
If you aleady have a Grant wheel mounted, you must already have an adapter. Look at the wheel bolt pattern. I'm using a Grant 15" banjo style wheel.
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