|Lincoln wheel as presented.|
Ready for repairs.
|Parts separated for chroming.|
|Wheel complete with newly chromed centre.|
Pearl finish in custom blue, matched to sample.
|Non flash mode.|
|As presented. One of a number of AEC wheels that we received requiring a total rebuild.|
Quite a challenge, owner was desperate, because he couldn't find another for his truck.
|Salvaging what little I could of this wheel.|
|New rim fitted, leaving sections of the original thickness on the spokes as a guide.|
|New centre beginning to take shape. My Dad's old lathe is invaluable!|
|Start of forming up the spokes. I used a two part epoxy with high tensile strength to sculpt the spokes.|
|Beginning to take shape - trick is to get the correct contours.|
|prepared and sealed ready for plastic top coat.|
|Wheel finished and ready for another 50 years.|
|Steering wheel as presented.|
|Wheel dismantled and ready chroming of parts.|
|Parts chromed and ready for reassembly|
|Wheel reformed and ready for pearl plasticised finish.|
|Wheel completed in custom colour pearl as eye-matched to sample.|
|Thanks to Larry and the boys at Hoots Rod and Customs in EL Mirage Arizona- for sharing these great shots taken by Mike Squire Photography.|