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Hi Giniw... 馃憢

Can't say I have personal experience of the Nardi steering wheels although they are highly thought of...and sought after!
Usually the frame is steel construction with the outer padding bonded to it...at the point you show on the picture maybe there is a similar clamping arrangement at the joint as there is to connect the wheel to the centre, as I'm not aware that you can weld aluminium to steel! :unsure:
And the bottom 'spoke' is quite clearly steel...

Good luck with the modification!
 

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Good job that Giniw....

When I left engineering back in 1987 CAD-CAM was just beginning to become a 'thing'....sadly I knew very little about computers/software other than you had to plug one in!...馃槀馃槀
But yes, it looks a good job there! (y)
It would be great to see this progress!
Having looked at your photo the bottom steel spoke doesn't look anything like as substantial as the other two, but I'm no designer!...And the rest of the structure is so it could almost have been a two spoke affair!
It's interesting to see the structure for something that just taken for granted every time you get in the car.
 
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Hi Giniw.....Happy new year to you too! (y)
The detail there is fantastic and nice to see what goes on in a naked steering wheel!.. :)
 
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Interesting.....
Back in my engineering days, some of the technical drawings we worked with looked....Err...Technical! 馃槣
But this is worlds apart, would have loved to be more involved with hindsight.
 
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