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Old 08-10-2017, 01:40 PM   #1  
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New steering wheel on the way! NRG Quick Release

Hi all!

So I just ordered a new steering wheel + quick release + hub.

For 245$ I thought it was a pretty good deal especially considering it's NRG's new style quick release... What I notice is that as the colors get more abstract (red, pink, etc...) the prices seem to drop for the kits. My favorite color is red so I went with this one since it was 30-40$ less than the blank/grey.

This is exactly what I ordered:
https://www.amazon.com/NRG-Innovations-Leather-Steering-SRK-170H/dp/B00AN7Z1I6 https://www.amazon.com/NRG-Innovations-Leather-Steering-SRK-170H/dp/B00AN7Z1I6

Here's the reasons I went with this kit:
  1. 1. I didn't like many of the grant wheels besides the club sport
  2. 2. The grant setup felt a bit proprietary to me as they're 3/5 bolt wheels
  3. 3. This kit would allow me to run any 6 bolt wheel which seems more common across various steering wheel brands.
  4. 4. The price seemed pretty good for what I'm getting.

Just for the record... Here is the exact model numbers of each piece within the kit in case anyone wants to replicate this setup or anything similar (hoping it's successful):
  • NRG Innovations SRK-170H Short Hub Adapter
  • NRG Innovations SRK-250RD Quick Release (I believe RD = Red)
  • NRG Innovations RST-012R-RS Steering Wheel (I believe RS = Red stitching)

Stay tuned...
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Old 08-23-2017, 11:28 PM   #2  
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Re: New steering wheel on the way! NRG Quick Release

Hi all!

It's all installed! I need to wipe things down but here's some pictures! I like it!












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Did it move the wheel out far?
how solid does the quick connect feal?
is it sloppy. I want to do this but don't want any play add in
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Looks really good.
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Did it move the wheel out far?
how solid does the quick connect feal?
is it sloppy. I want to do this but don't want any play add in
It did move the wheel out. You can see in one of my pictures I can no longer reach the turn signal switch with my hand easily. With the stock setup I could do this. I would have to measure to determine exactly how much farther it is. I would say it's very sturdy. The only thing that's making mine not super sturdy is my loose steel pins/housing on the GM tilt column causing the typical 7 o clock play but that has nothing to do with the steering wheel or the NRG parts.
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Looks really good.
Thanks! ... I do wish the wheel was a lil bigger! Should have gotten the 350mm
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Re: New steering wheel on the way! NRG Quick Release

I might just have to copy this setup but I would want to shorten that distance to the turn signal lever. What was the deciding factor for which hub to use?
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The deciding factor was that they sold the whole kit with it which seemed like a good deal to me... I know, I would want the wheel closer to the blinker too. But at this point, Iím use to it and donít notice it anymore. Overall, I really like it now that Iíve driven with it for quite some time! I wouldnít ever go back to the old wheel.
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Re: New steering wheel on the way! NRG Quick Release

I have a roll cage in my car so deciding between having the quick release or not is what holds me back.I think if I dont use the quick release..it would be perfect. Having the wheel that much closer to me being 6'1 might make driving a little uncomfortable.

Im looking at the same wheel as you just in the suede instead of leather,and then change the horn button to an arrow head..The NRG logo sticks out too much for my liking lol.

I guess I could order it all and just try it with and without the quick release and then decide what setup I like best..which is an expensive way to do it .
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So if I was to change what I did, I would probably do this instead...

Buy the hub + quick release. Then buy a really nice 6 bolt wheel such as the Driver ones. They have those in suede and I think they look really cool. Youíre right about the quick release, it adds a lot of length and isnít needed. I think itís kinda cool but for the most part, itís not something I care much about. The nicest part about it is showing non-car people lol

https://drivensteering.net/shop/flat-steering-wheel/
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