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Old 08-15-2014, 02:11 PM   #1
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Steering Wheel Adjustment or Spacer

I wish the steering wheel telescoped closer to me an inch or two more. Is there a way i can adjust or add a spacer in between the column and wheel? I would like to keep the stock steering wheel because of the airbag.

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Old 08-15-2014, 03:56 PM   #2
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Are you sure you are using a proper driving position? Because it gets plenty close for me and I'm 5'7", not exactly very tall guy and I still find it a bit close.
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Old 08-15-2014, 04:07 PM   #3
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yea im sure. I'm 6'2", long legs make it that if i scoot the seat closer my knees are hitting the dash/column
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Are you sure you are using a proper driving position? Because it gets plenty close for me and I'm 5'7", not exactly very tall guy and I still find it a bit close.
It's a tall people issue with long legs regarding steering wheels that don't come close enough to the driver... I'm 6'2" as well and could use another couple inches of steering wheel travel back. That, or a nice ergonomic seat that could be positioned in a better driving position... like 2" lower with a more angled back rake to get closer to the steering wheel. Seats are too dang high in this car...need to be lowered 2" from stock to be comfortable and to not have to hunch down, lean forward, and tilt your head up to physically be able to see traffic lights at an intersection...

I wouldn't mind a spacer for the steering wheel, not sure one exists. Spacer won't help with the non-ideal seating position though...
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Are you sure you are using a proper driving position? Because it gets plenty close for me and I'm 5'7", not exactly very tall guy and I still find it a bit close.
Sorry I m 5'7" too but still need like an 1" closer, I think it's all depends...
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I'm 6'3" long legs track and dd my FRS. No problems reaching anything. Don't lean the seat like a cholo..
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