Rowdy burnouts and loud noises: The Big Turbo LSX/RS swap project
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01-16-2017, 09:38 AM
Turbo, LS swapped Impreza RS
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: The Shire
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My steering wheel showed up late last week.
I had a large internal debate on whether or not I was going to go suede or leather. I decided on leather because it contrast nicely with the cars more functional aspects.
Adapting my quick release to the wheel was straight forward, utilizing a essentially a scaled down version of your typical wheel spacer. The male side of the quick release is welded to .75" .120 wall tubing which I hammered over the stock steering shaft splines and then welded as well. The column mount idea I stole from my professors 25.1 chassis. It exceeds the SFI requirements being a collapsible column. I just need to find someone with a 3D printer to make me a bottom column bushing and I'll be happy with this portion of the steering.
Extending the u-joint shaft was as easy as it was the last time I did it [emoji6]
It was raining or else I would have pulled it out and got better pictures of it together.
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