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Steering Wheel retrofit. EVO3 boss.


misterfixit
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Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1233438 posted 11/14/16 04:49 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
Hi all,

here's a little one I've been waiting a while to do...
I have a Momo 3 spoke wheel, It came off a 1991 Subaru Legacy turbo, and it's a lovely understated look and feel.
I used it in the Phils on the Lancer I built here:

It was on some skanky boss in this picture, however that worked nicely as I modified it to mount the cruise to.

On the way out of the Philippines I scored a lovely original Mitsubishi EVO3 steering wheel boss courtesy of Brian (Kama1).
When time was available I tried to put it on the car and while, close it was not a direct bolt up.

The aparture in the column surround is 9mm bigger diameter (4.5mm off all around hole).
So I modified a set of column surrounds:


Next the horn push doesn't reach:

Now the solution here was simple, but innovative. I used a mountain bike outer cable ferrule and a tiny bit of silicone fuel hose.
I tweaked the cable ferrule to ensure there was contact radially, and loaded the silicone tube, I then slid this over the brass horn push contact and voila!

Here it is in all it's re-assembled glory!


Enjoy..

Those sharp eyed folks will see the key surround light I did. The write up on that is here:-
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Rich



92 UK 1800 GALANT DD
88 JDM E39A GALANT VR-4, running. But only just.
93 CB4A --- rewound
91 PDM GTI Resurection project. Aborted
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Edited by misterfixit (11/14/16 04:53 PM)

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