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post #8 of Old 06-11-2009
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Originally Posted by saildork View Post
I sailed a boat with a wheel once. Kept turning in the wrong direction, and never knew how far over the helm actually was. Very confusing things, wheels.
You should probably have a yellow flashing light on the roof of your car then.

And a properly set-up wheel should have a marker indicating straight-ahead. We have a cord tied there so that it can be felt in the dark.

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