New to the group and I see some old discussions about the 1976 Vega Wheel. Am I correct in assuming the only change to this wheel is to change the steering column, to say a 74-75? Has anyone found an aftermarket? My wheel is in great shape, but I really don't care for it.
Vette(s): 1981 Great White Shark. Red Interior, 350/190hp. PS, PB (SS), A/C CC, T-Tops, Going to remain as Stock as possible. Served three years in Active Duty Army, then Retired Air Force after 34 years! Badger State Vetts Car Club. 175,000 Original miles!!
Ya, according to Dave McClellen they made that change to save monies!! If it were me, I would keep the original wheel. You are only original once !!
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
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As far as I know, there are NO aftermarket adapters to allow installing a different wheel on the '76 that has the "Vega" wheel. Not all '76s had that wheel. Changing the column is the only way that I am aware of...
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