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1958 chevy biscayne steering wheel

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I trying to find a place that can repair a steering for a 58 chevy biscayne that I am restoring. The wheel is cracking along the edges. I can't a reproduction for this steerin g wheel anywhere. The only replacement I am finding is for an Impala. Does anyone know of a place that repairs steering wheels near Pittsburgh PA or know of a place where I can buy a reproduction steering for my car?

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Can you upload some photos of the wheels cracking along the edges.

I think the steering wheel is made of some kind of fibreglass.
If you want to do it yourself then go to a auto or boating supply shop to get a repair kit.
Grind or sand out the cracks then apply fibreglass cloth with resin to fill the grooves, then sand back to the original shape.
Watch this video:
3M DIY - FIBREGLASS REPAIR .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HGXnJjSZmA

If your not up to DIY, then any auto body or boat repair shop should be able to do it.
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If your wheel is plastic or hard rubber, then try this.
Heres a kit to Repair Plastic and Hard Rubber Steering Wheels:
http://www.lategreatchevy.com/steering-wheel-complete-restoration-kit.html
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