Almost bought a NRG wheel today. Only thing that bothers me is how deep do i need to have to have the steering wheel close to the stock position? Nrgs' are 3" deep and 350mm, are those close to stock position?
just saw you posted yank, looking forward to your thoughts!
Tracking says it should be delivered on Friday. I'll try to install it on my white car and take some good side view reference shots with the camera in the same position before and after. I kinda want the wheel a couple inches further toward me so its not so much of a reach but to each their own.
I went to check out why this thing has play, and it looks like the blue lock ring is not sitting flush on the hub side. It is resting off centre on the heads of the allen screws. I think I might try to counter sink the holes for the hub side. I think it might work.
The picture depicts beveled holes for countersunk allen screws, but mine are not like that.
Originally Posted by dgmorr
I just got my steering wheel adapters in the mail today. I'm not so sure about the quick release. The quick release feels solid on it's own with no play, but once everything is mounted and I try to rip the wheel off, I can feel some slop. In the normal steering plane, left to right, I feel 0 play. Definitely would use it on the street (why use a QR hub for street, no idea), but is this acceptable for the track?
Also, I have a legit Momo wheel and when trying to rip it off holding the 12 and 6 o'clock positions I see quite a bit of flex. Nowhere near as stiff as a stocker.
Ordered from the guy that NRG said to order from. they will hook you up with the nearest retailer in hopes that they have what you want in stock. i live in central KY but the guy i ordered from was in NC. 1-800-961-2124
Looks like about a 1.5 to 2" difference. Stock wheel is 5" deep and can be seen in red on the tape measure.
Please forgive the shift **** and boot. This is my DD and i haven't had a chance to do this car up my way yet. I did however have a chance to remove the "Still Hood" and "Slammed Enuf" stickers from the windows though..
Very solid setup. Only flex in the system is the metal in the wheel flexing. +/- 1/16 @ ~ 25 pounds force. V3 QR works very smooth. Nice solid snap when it locks in.
Reaching for the turning signal for the first time surprised me, not gonna lie. I have big hands (7.875" from tip to wrist) and its a stretch. Possible but i'm going to have to get used to.
Sweet, thanks for the quick feedback. I'll have to sit in some more cars with racing wheels and QRs and see what the feel is like. I'm pretty small (5'9" ~135lbs) so until I wire in the lights etc into a panel where the stereo currently is I need to be able to reach the stalks easily. Perhaps getting less of a deep dish wheel will help with that. I also have 5 pt harnesses, so I can't reach as far with those on.
Had a little issue.
The hub was pushing back too hard on the steering column shroud and it popped it apart. Not a huge deal but needs addressing.
The plan is to just take off this lip that presses against the hub. Should be enough to take the pressure off the plastic.
After the fix. This should do the trick.
I didnt get a good pic from the front the other day. Here is one at a SW isometric.
Final thoughts. I am loving this wheel. I never understood it before but I can see now why people get into steering wheels. Its just one more item that changes the way you drive. In my case, more aggressively. (if it wasn't already bad enough.. )