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Old 01-22-2009, 10:45 PM   #1
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Quick Release Steering Wheel

I have been searching for a quick release steering wheel hub. I need it to fit the end of a steering column on an orbital steering valve. Here's what I found. I kinda like the hex shaped Wilwood unit the most, it's the cheapest. But, it might be a hassle to find the pin. It looks like the Pegasus has a ring to release the hub and only about $10 more.

Anybody use these? Opinions?

Moroso Quick Release Steering Wheel Hub $89
http://performance.yoparts.com/moros...0/i-69833.aspx




JEGS #555-60720 Quick Release 3-Bolt Steering Hub Alum $55
http://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/60720/10002/-1




3400-Size Hex Type Quick-Release Steering Wheel Hub Alum $45
http://www.pegasusautoracing.com/pro...p?Product=3400




Wilwood #950-270-2016 Quick Release - 3/4'' Shaft $34
http://www.jegs.com/i/Wilwood/950/270-2016/10002/-1
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Old 01-22-2009, 10:52 PM   #2
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Nice ,,,

will thoes fit a stock column ???



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You have to weld the hex or splined part to the column.
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I think I would go with the third one down in your post. I found some on Poly Performance . They have 2 different ones. Both are the ring pull type. One is 30$ and the other is 75$. http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...p-1-c-977.html
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Good link, thanks.

I see no reason to spend twice the money for the splined version.

Looks like I'll be calling PolyPerf.

Steering Wheel Quick Disconnect $30
http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...t-p-17003.html




Splined Steering Wheel Quick Disconnect $75
http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...t-p-17004.html
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Good link, thanks.

I see no reason to spend twice the money for the splined version.

Looks like I'll be calling PolyPerf.

Steering Wheel Quick Disconnect $30
http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...t-p-17003.html


That's the exact one we use, I saw no need for the splined one either, I don't really care if my wheel is a tick off one way or the other. Try this link on for size, and they are in TX to boot

http://www.daymotorsports.com/produc...QUICK-RELEASES
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..., I don't really care if my wheel is a tick off one way or the other.
It doesn't really matter with full hydro, there is no TRUE center with an orbital. I hated that when I was plowing w/ the tractor (after sitting hours and hours on end and the scenery doesn't change much, you tend to think about some real weird stuff )
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Nice ,,,

will thoes fit a stock column ???
how about one like this:
http://www.jegs.com/p/Grant/746018/15051/-1
I have a jeep here that has one. the key only locks it when you want it to,works really sweet.
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The splined ones are not for centering exactly. I have heard from SEVERAL people that the hex ones get kinda 'loose' after awhile. I have the splined one on my buggy that I got from Day Motorsports in Tyler. Good place to buy from.
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The one I use on my circle track car is just a push pin and I have never had any problems with it
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I've got a hex aluminum push pin on my buggy now and it has some wobble, not too bad but enough to notice. If I redid it I would use the splined version, but mine is kinda old too.
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i use the hex key. its not hard to get off with the pin. i rarely take mine off though.
i'd only get the splined one if you just wana spend more money
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If you get wobble w/ the (steel) hex one, just throw a spot weld on it and grind it down till it's snug again.
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Go with the splined, the hex ones are all pretty loose.
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