Tangent Technologies, Inc.
Special Kits Designed for your Factory Five Build
The Tangent Partial Wrap Leather Steering Wheel kit. Your choice of natural toned Russet or Classic Black. Either one will add driving comfort and great looks to your build. Scroll down for more info, pictures and instructions.
You’ve finally finished your masterpiece and everyone’s had the obligatory ride; the significant other, the kids, that neighbor that put in a little sweat equity by sanding. They’ve had their ride around the block; it was loud, safe, short and thankfully, finally over. Now it’s just the two of you and that stretch of road you’ve been dreaming about for years.
You ease through the gears and settle back into the seat, arm on the edge of the door. She’s making all the right sounds; you’ve done a good job. Then up ahead you see it. You didn’t think it would happen so quickly but there it is. Your first victim. Like a hunter you start scanning. Nothing in the rearview. The road ahead is wide open, there’s no danger – you take the shot. The roadster passes them like they were standing still, you catch a glimpse of them staring slack jawed, wondering why a pilot would be flying his jet that low. Now they’re just a dot in the rearview - the adrenaline wants more.
But wait. What’s this? Damp hands? A slippery wheel?
During those late nights sitting in the roller, clad only in underwear and making engine noises, you thought the wheel felt a little thin, hard to really get a good grip. And by belonging to a distinct group of future roadster pilots, you’re used to having the fist locked around something with a little more girth, something a bit more substantial than those driving tuners and econo-boxes. But what to do? The wood wheel is classic, a beauty, a singular esthetic statement of quality and workmanship; besides - it came with the kit.
There are leather wheels of course, but they cost several cases of beer, not to mention that this wooden icon would soon be listed in the forum classifieds at a fraction of its worth.
Now you have a convenient option, the Tangent Leather Wheel Kit. After almost a year in development in the black rain forests, we’ve found the perfect chrome tanned leather in a thickness that’s just right.
Now you might be thinking that sewing might be beneath someone that’s building a race car. Not true. We didn’t have a problem sewing that buddy’s arm back on in Nam did we? How about sewing those Yak hides together out on the tundra to make a shelter. You can do it. I guarantee it, or your money will be begrudgingly refunded.
There’s a choice of Black or Russett, which is almost natural in color, like a baseball glove. All the cutting and punching of holes has been done. Needles, waxed thread and step by step instructions are included. Even line drawings for those that think reading is for sissies.
You’ll have a wheel that’s the best of both worlds. Form and function coexist in harmony. You see beautiful wood top and bottom, but leather and a good grip where the action is. It just feels right. I think you’ll agree. Look at the pictures and instructions below then send in your order.
All the best, Don
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Leather Partial Wrap Steering Wheel Kit.......... Price $49.95
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All the best, Don
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