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    Yabba-Dabba-Doo! AlmostTrick's Avatar
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    Extended stem for steering wheel

    I am looking for an extended length stem to mount a steering wheel on a custom muscle bike. The frame and fork are a 70's Schwinn Stingray Fastback unit. The bike will have a banana seat jacked up to full height, and I want the steering wheel positioned above that. I figure 18 to 22 inches would work good. The stems the low riders use for steering wheels are too low, and include a provision for handle bars, which I don't want. I remember kids running these set up's back in the day, but I can't find anything now. The wheel itself will be like the type used on muscle cars and dune buggies in the 60's, like this:

    http://www.jcwhitney.com/autoparts/P...ering%20wheels

    I can make something if necessary. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
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    Find the correct size pipe/tubing and take a wedge from a stem and use all thread rod to make a lone stem bolt.

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    Forgot also you might want to buy a pipe flange to use as a top to mount the wheel to

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    Yabba-Dabba-Doo! AlmostTrick's Avatar
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    Thanks. That's exactly what I was figuring I would have to do if I can't find an already made unit.
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