Join Date: Dec 1998
Location: Valley of the Sun, AZ
Re: 1969 Chevelle Steering Wheels
I wouldn't pay too much attention to the numbers OEM uses. To the best of my knowledge, there were only three different type steering wheels available on 69 Chevelles. The standard wheel was available in several colors, depending on model and interior color. Early model year production optional 'wood' steering wheel was a walnut appearing wheel, with a fairly shallow dish. Later model year production optional 'wood' wheel was a rosewood appearing wheel, with a slightly deeper dish.
But to further complicate matters, some of the standard wheels had a pebble grain texture on the face of the rim, and some did not. There were also differences in the center shroud, again dependent on model and interior color. There was no 'wood grain' on any Chevelle center shrouds, as there was on some Camaros, Impalas, and Caprices.
69 SS396 Convertible L35 M40
69 SS396 'Post Sedan' L35 M20
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