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Old 11-13-2019, 12:29 AM
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I don't know if there are many guys on here that are "into" the early Pontiac's with the transparent steering wheels but I have a small collection of these cars and have been using Quality Restorations in Ca. for quite some time. They do great work but one thing I have always wanted was the transparent section of the wheel tinted to match the interior. Some guys say they came tinted from the factory, I don't know, all of the original wheels that I have seen are just yellowed looking.
I have found a guy in Sweden that recasts these wheels and he has done two for me with the tint. I am really happy with his work. If anyone is interested I can provide his contact information. Attached is a photo of one he just did for me with the transparent area tinted blue to match the interior in my 61 Catalina.
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Old 11-13-2019, 12:44 AM
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I like em, you have some great Panchos Tommy
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Tommy,I find the clear way more stunning looking in through the window!I had Quality do 3 in one year,had to take a second on my house!Tom
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Wow! Very nice. IMO - way better than the slight "yellow" look. When it comes to rare full size Ponchos - Tommy's the man!
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Tommy,I find the clear way more stunning looking in through the window!I had Quality do 3 in one year,had to take a second on my house!Tom
Tom, Quality has done 5 for me and I have no issues with their work at all but I had heard of the Swedish guy and I wanted to try one with the tint. The last couple that were done in Ca. were 1600 bucks each. The guy is Sweden is half that price
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Tommy,I'm done!I won't be doing another car.I don't know how many I have had done now just know I did 3 in one year.Tom
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Tommy,I'm done!I won't be doing another car.I don't know how many I have had done now just know I did 3 in one year.Tom
Yeah, I know the feeling, I'm 75 now and just don't feel like doing it anymore. I still love the cars but I have two that I'm reassembling and if I ever get them back together I'm just going to set around and look at'm
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I like looking at them.

Like Art on the wall, but these cool Pontiacs are Art on four wheels.

Cheers, Chris.
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