Rainier Falcons > The FalconForum  

Go Back   Rainier Falcons > The FalconForum > General Forums > Chit Chat

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old June 30th, 2013, 05:32 AM
ew1usnr's Avatar
ew1usnr ew1usnr is offline
Senior Forum User
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 847
Steering wheel cover ad from 1969

I had one of these lace-on steering wheel covers on the Falcon station wagon that I drove while in high school in the late 1970's. It looked pretty sharp (at least I thought so). The Falcon I have now came with a black steering wheel cover. I have left it on and will replace it when it wears out. You can still buy this brand at auto parts stores and from Amazon. The "Truckline Sport Grip" fits wheels 16" - 18", but only comes in black and blue colors. The "Sport Grip 500" fits wheels up to 16 1/2" and comes in black, blue, tan, grey, red, and white. You can fit the 16 1/2" cover on a 17" steering wheel if you first soak the cover in hot water to get it more pliable. Then just pull it on slowly while allowing the material time to stretch. When it cools down it will fit tightly to the steering wheel. The cover provides cushioning and I like to think of it as having added a "padded dash" to my steering wheel.

1969 Steering Wheel Cover Ad.jpg

Last edited by ew1usnr; June 30th, 2013 at 05:46 AM.
Reply With Quote
Old July 1st, 2013, 02:00 PM
Luva65wagon's Avatar
Luva65wagon Luva65wagon is offline
Chapter President
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Seattle
Posts: 4,481
Clearly shows the trend advertising was focused on back then... Oh wait, I think my current car magazines have ads with similar images, but tend to leave the "gender specific" component out of the copy. I mean, isn't a picture worth a thousand words?
Roger Moore

63 "Flarechero"
powered by: '65 289-V8 | T5 | 8" TracLoc rear

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wood Steering Wheel Hal Cogburn Parts Wanted 8 May 9th, 2014 05:12 PM
a few 1966-1969 parts needed. redtail Parts Wanted 4 April 23rd, 2013 09:05 AM
Montego Steering Wheel NEW Jay Baker Cars and Parts For Sale or Trade 0 August 9th, 2010 08:12 AM
Steering wheel restoration silverbird Tech Talk 1 November 17th, 2008 09:45 PM
Steering wheel silverbird Tech Talk 8 July 13th, 2007 04:57 PM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:22 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.