So here is my problem, I am 6'-5" and so that I am not trying to drive with my knees around my ears, I have the seat all the way back, but with the seat that far back I find reaching for the wheel uncomfortable. Soooooo, is there any way, short of an aftermarket column that I can move the steering wheel back from the dash an inch or two?????
BTW it is a '92 2 door 4x4 auto JLX w/ tilt wheel
Thanks Rhinoman! For some reason that thought just never entered my brain. I was too busy trying to figure out how I could move the whole column. I already have the parts lined up. Grant makes an adapter and a cheap wheel that doesn't look too "cheap".
Hi lurch zuki, I have the same problem with legs, 6-3 mostly legs,,,how did the grant wheel swap work out? I have a 87 zuki that is new to me,,one week. This is the first problem I need to solve,and asap. Thanks GRAYMAN SPOTTER
It didn't work out all that well actually... the wheel Grant wheel I got has a 3" dish, what I didn't take into account is that the stock wheel from where it mounts to the column is actually about 3 1/2" to 4" deep. The only saving grace for me was that the Grant is a little bit smaller diameter, so I was able to tilt it a little more vertical which brought it a bit closer to reach. I am still toying with the idea of having a machine shop make an extension to go between the Grant adapter, and wheel to bring it closer to me.
If you want I could take a couple of pics to show you what the Grant set up looks like installed...
Lurch, Thanks so much for the reply! Pictures would be great! Again I am on this fast so I can drive it comfortably, Just saw a site about "andys steering hubs",,specific to zukis, with a bit more time I am going to call them and see what they know.
I am not as tall as you guys, but all legs - 36" inseam on pants. With the seat all the way back, I have little problem reaching the steering wheel - I find that by adjusting the reclining seat back, I can get a comfortable position. ??
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