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[Mk2] [Generic] Anyone using a deep dish steering wheel?

 
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PostPosted: Fri May 12, 2017 5:56 pm    Post subject: [Mk2] [Generic] Anyone using a deep dish steering wheel? Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Has anyone had any experience with a deep dish steering wheel in a sw20?
Im only asking as the wheel that came with my car is the most crappy ricer type thing i have ever seen. Im not a fan of the toyota whell (personal preference) but i like the thick suede covered type. I know they dont always last well but for what they cost for a fake ebay special im happy to change it every year or so.

My questions are

Does it take anything away in the driving experience?
Is it comfortable? I.e is it too close to you in regard to pedels?
Does it actually look okay fitted?
Can you still easily access wiper and indicator stalks?

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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images



Stalks are a stretch but are in reach.

Position / size is good.

Looks - thats up to you [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Thanks gazza. I was begining to think no one actually had one!

Looks great in the picture! Think i may take a chance on one.

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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I bought a kobe one at japfest a few weeks ago.

Its not really dished but has a dish on it. Also it is a bit of a reach for the stalks but its not a big problem - just need to get used to it.


Sorry the pic doesnt show the dish very well but its the only one i got for now and its peeing down outside!
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 6:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Thanks mark that looks really nice im after a a similar wheel! [Laughing]

Out of intrest what seats do you have fitted? Ive never seem a stock seat with that pattern/colour? Sorry being nosey [Liar]
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Evo iv recaro seats with standard mr2 rails modded to fit.
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I have a Nardi 350mm. It was strange at first but 3 years later all is good
This is an old picture, my cabin has changed since but you get an idea.

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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

markstevieandmads wrote:
Evo iv recaro seats with standard mr2 rails modded to fit.


Im looking at changing my seats. How easy was it to adapt rails? Sorry to be a pest.
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

I love a nardi wheel [thumleft]

Out of intrest guys does anyone know how deep there wheels are? The one i like is 90mm which seems alot. I assume the boss makes a big difference? I have what i would say is a standard type boss but i assume shorter ones are an option?
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 9:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Mine is a Momo MC7728 boss, OMP Corsica 350mm. Specs for both will probably be on their respective websites [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Bear87 wrote:
markstevieandmads wrote:
Evo iv recaro seats with standard mr2 rails modded to fit.


Im looking at changing my seats. How easy was it to adapt rails? Sorry to be a pest.


If u got a mig then its easy. The mr2 rails come in 2 parts (lhs and rhs) so to keep them at the same distance away from each other i welded a bar between them. I then modded to fit with bolts to the recaro seat then grinded the bar off.

The height is lower than standard now and the recaros can be moved around just like an original seat.

I did try welding my own frames but this was a lot easier.

Ive had them about 3yrs and still going strong.
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Gazza_DJ wrote:
Mine is a Momo MC7728 boss, OMP Corsica 350mm. Specs for both will probably be on their respective websites [thumleft]


Thanks gazza looks like yours is 95mm deep with same size boss so fingers crossed should work out okay. Appreciate that thank you [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 8:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

markstevieandmads wrote:
Bear87 wrote:
markstevieandmads wrote:
Evo iv recaro seats with standard mr2 rails modded to fit.


Im looking at changing my seats. How easy was it to adapt rails? Sorry to be a pest.


If u got a mig then its easy. The mr2 rails come in 2 parts (lhs and rhs) so to keep them at the same distance away from each other i welded a bar between them. I then modded to fit with bolts to the recaro seat then grinded the bar off.

The height is lower than standard now and the recaros can be moved around just like an original seat.



I did try welding my own frames but this was a lot easier.

Ive had them about 3yrs and still going strong.


Thanks mark i may get the seat out on the weekend and have a look. I do have access to a mig wealder but not sure how much i trust my welding. May just tac a frame together then get the local shop to finish them up. Must work out cheaper than buying a subframe! [Think]
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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 9:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Gazza_DJ wrote:
Mine is a Momo MC7728 boss, OMP Corsica 350mm. Specs for both will probably be on their respective websites [thumleft]


Exact setup I have, bar mine is a 330mm and Suede with yellow stitching,
love it, along with my Corbeau fixed buckets it gives an amazing feel.
wouldn't have a flat steering wheel over this at all. oh and 90mm dish is fine,
as mentioned its a reach to the stalks, but you get used to it.

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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 6:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

JLW wrote:
Gazza_DJ wrote:
Mine is a Momo MC7728 boss, OMP Corsica 350mm. Specs for both will probably be on their respective websites [thumleft]


Exact setup I have, bar mine is a 330mm and Suede with yellow stitching,
love it, along with my Corbeau fixed buckets it gives an amazing feel.
wouldn't have a flat steering wheel over this at all. oh and 90mm dish is fine,
as mentioned its a reach to the stalks, but you get used to it.

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Cheers JLW! the yellow stitch looks great [thumleft] i really need to get some proper seats sorted too just to get the full experience! [Laughing]
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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 5:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Nardi, deep corn, perforated leather, 330mm in mine. Also needed to fit a pcd adaptor for the momo boss.
Agree with the others about the stalks being a slight reach, but i much prefer the position of the wheel now [thumleft]


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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Am i right in thinking that you are all running some form of bucket seat? Im looking to do seats soon but wondered if the diffrent seating position makes the deep dish the better choice?

I cant deny all the photos look the mutts danglies [thumleft]
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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 6:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Stock UK leather seats in mine.
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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Reply with quote including images

Cheers gazza means i can put the wheel in before the seats. Im stuck with the nasty blue cloth ones at the moment. They are immaculate and comfy but so damn ugly! [Rolling Eyes]
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