Quick release steering wheel

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Quick release steering wheel

Postby CJBManchester » Sun May 13, 2018 2:56 pm

Im looking to fit a quick release steering wheel to my MK3 but im clueless on what will fit.
I found this on burton power https://www.demon-tweeks.co.uk/motorspo ... wheel-boss
Anybody have any idea on what would fit and what I need.
Also I have the standard non power steering rack and stock 1.6 column.

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Re: Quick release steering wheel

Postby -JC- » Fri May 18, 2018 12:16 pm

The issue is getting 3 compatible things. You need a steering wheel boss that fits the capri spline, and then that has to have the same PCD as the steering wheel and the quick release thingy. I managed to get a new momo boss, and quick release thingy (crappy one though), and steering wheel with momo PCD. That quick release adaptor looks better than my one.

This boss is the one I have:

http://www.burtonpower.com/parts-by-cat ... _model=117

And I think this is the quick release I have:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-Stee ... 2441984766

I like the idea a lot, having the steering wheel inside the house just adds an extra layer of security and peace of mind. I picked the style of quick release I did as it was a lot slimmer, and therefore easier to carry, but that also means it's a less solid fit - it wobbles a bit :(
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Re: Quick release steering wheel

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Fri May 18, 2018 3:54 pm

-JC- wrote: it's a less solid fit - it wobbles a bit :(

Just the characteristic you need in a steering wheel........

My view is, is it really worth the bother and expense to fit a quick release steering wheel? If it's for the peace of mind of extra security, in my opinion, there are better ways.

Andrew.
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