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Steering Wheel Hub
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 Posted: Fri Feb 1st, 2019 02:10 pm
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What bolt count is the wheel hub? I want to do the quick release/detachable steering wheel and delete the clock spring and air bag (broke mine off roading) and I want to do a nice clean setup. NRG seems to make some good ones. But it’s a universal 6 bolt. Anyone know what bolt count it is??



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 Posted: Fri Feb 1st, 2019 02:13 pm
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Should just be 1 bolt. On my mustang I had to grind a flat spot on the steering shaft then weld the collar of the quick hub to the shaft and the other part of the hub bolted to steering wheel. I used a recaro wheel



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 Posted: Fri Feb 1st, 2019 08:33 pm
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Does anyone know of an adapter to fit the hub? Or what size that one piece is to put in a 6 bolt adapter? I wanna use a 6 bolt quick release in the wheel.



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 Posted: Fri Feb 1st, 2019 08:58 pm
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Found a bunch in a search. All over 100 bucks

One at summit was cheaper but only came up during a ranger search, at the site said it was for F150.

I'd have to hold one in my hand before I would recommend it to a member. Have never used one but it does increase the steering wheel options doesn't it?



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 Posted: Fri Feb 1st, 2019 09:41 pm
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Ranger_Danger_ wrote:
Does anyone know of an adapter to fit the hub? Or what size that one piece is to put in a 6 bolt adapter? I wanna use a 6 bolt quick release in the wheel.
A quick release hub is kinda universal



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 Posted: Fri Feb 8th, 2019 07:27 pm
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Our steering wheels have a splined piece that hold the steering wheel in. There needs to be a splined piece that goes to turn the tires. The splined adapter will have a 6-bolt adapter to bolt the quick release hub that will then hold the wheel. I found the hub and wheel I want. Does anyone know what spline count and size our wheels have? Because I want to either fab my own or just find one that may fit a mustang or a Mazda Miata or something with similar drive controls. I don’t wanna pull my wheel off and then do it. I get one day off a week so time to do stuff is limited.



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 Posted: Fri Feb 8th, 2019 11:25 pm
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Your pretty gona have to make it work



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 Posted: Sat Feb 9th, 2019 02:21 pm
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Ranger_Danger_ wrote:
Our steering wheels have a splined piece that hold the steering wheel in. There needs to be a splined piece that goes to turn the tires. The splined adapter will have a 6-bolt adapter to bolt the quick release hub that will then hold the wheel. I found the hub and wheel I want. Does anyone know what spline count and size our wheels have? Because I want to either fab my own or just find one that may fit a mustang or a Mazda Miata or something with similar drive controls. I don’t wanna pull my wheel off and then do it. I get one day off a week so time to do stuff is limited.
I just saw this, if you still need spline info I have a steering wheel in the basement I can count.



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 Posted: Tue Feb 12th, 2019 03:11 pm
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Be a doll and count and take pictures of it for me? I need it. I am gonna have to fab one up or find out a car with same size and spline type.



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 Posted: Sat Mar 16th, 2019 12:39 pm
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I’ve considered swapping the column out just so I could use a different wheel, like one from a late 60s full-size ford truck. Don’t care if horn works, I have a separate horn switch with air horns if I need to “honk” at anyone.



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 Posted: Sat Mar 16th, 2019 02:45 pm
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OOPS forgot about this thread.

Looks like there is about a 3 tooth gap pointed toward the right, I imagine it is an orientation to the steering shaft.



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 Posted: Sat Mar 16th, 2019 03:00 pm
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I need to ask, are you building a Race Vehicle ?

If not, WHY then would you want a QD Steering Wheel other than a security device ?

For street use they are not the best choice, because the fitment isn't always as tight as the steering wheel should be !
I know NASCAR uses them but you don't think their Hubs coast $100, or the cheapest one... !?!?

Just wondering not criticizing, your truck is your truck.



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 Posted: Sat Mar 16th, 2019 03:04 pm
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I understand :)

It is a strong passion to just have "what you want" and not necessarily what everyone else wants. The same reason I like 2000 single cabs in amazon green metallic.



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