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#1 DaveD

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 07:59 PM

Well here it is. As fitted to the Austin Allegro way back in 1979. No manufacturer ever fitted one since. I quite liked it really.
http://en.wikipedia....ering_wheel.jpg

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Posted 06 May 2012 - 09:12 PM

Well here it is. As fitted to the Austin Allegro way back in 1979. No manufacturer ever fitted one since. I quite liked it really.
http://en.wikipedia....ering_wheel.jpg


looks good,
you could always retro fit a new wheel to your existing model ;) i nearly broke my front teeth changing steering wheel before, i should have removed the nyt then put it back on by half a turn, before pulling the wheel off of the bolt. :blink:

is their any reason why no other car fitted one since ?

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:31 PM

Yeh I fell for that old nut trick when I was heaving a mini steering wheel off back in the '60s.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:35 PM

austin allagro,british engineering at its best.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 04:55 PM

I loved my Allegro Estate 1750, as far as I recall it didnt have the quaratic steering wheel as it was a 1974 model

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:31 PM

I loved my Allegro Estate 1750, as far as I recall it didnt have the quaratic steering wheel as it was a 1974 model


ah the vanden plas version :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:34 PM

The 1750 was a bit TOO big for that car but a great engine. I nearly bought an Allegro 1750 but it was a bit too pricey so I went for the Mini 1100 special instead. If only I had kept it it would be easy worth 8k these days.

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 06:42 PM

ah the vanden plas version :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


No the VP was only a 1500

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 08:57 PM

No the VP was only a 1500


i was being sarky,i aint got a clue what version it was :rolleyes:


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