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Genuine Lotus hub adaptor, part #A082H6056H, and steering boss, part #A082H6056H

These will allow you to ditch the airbag wheel, and install pretty much anything from Momo, Nardi, Sparco, OMP etc....

Craig

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Genuine Lotus hub adaptor, part #A082H6056H, and steering boss, part #A082H6056H

These will allow you to ditch the airbag wheel, and install pretty much anything from Momo, Nardi, Sparco, OMP etc....

Craig

Digging up this thread to ask Craig:

1) What do each of those two parts do, exactly?

2) Once installed, what do they adapt to? That is, is the hub the same size aftermarket wheels are built to, or would I then have to buy an additional adapter specific to each manufacturer?

I have the wheel bug...

Luke Colorado, Super Spy.   -  Lotus Owner No Longer

1987 Zender Widebody 560SEC | 1994 Lotus Esprit S4 | 2013 Honda Fit EV (#269)

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Digging up this thread to ask Craig:

1) What do each of those two parts do, exactly?

2) Once installed, what do they adapt to? That is, is the hub the same size aftermarket wheels are built to, or would I then have to buy an additional adapter specific to each manufacturer?

I have the wheel bug...

I'll see if I can get a couple pics tonight, should help clarify...

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quick pic of the wheel parts...

Please disregard the lack of hardware, I had to dissasemble most of it to get the cover off...

The hub adapter is splined, and sits on the upper column splines. Held in place by the large nyloc. This piece changed the overall mount style from a splined wheel an nut to one that is held on by multiple nuts. The steering boss is the collapsible piece that converts the bolt pattern on the Lotus hub adapter to the universal pattern used on most racing wheels. The steering wheel could actually be just bolted directly to the steering boss, without the omp spacer in the picture. The billet spacer has the same bolt pattern on both ends. I just felt the wheel was too far away when mounted just to the boss. The spacers come in different lengths, and some are adjustable. Or, this is where you could mount certain styles of quick release mechanisms.

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Very, very, helpful. Thanks Craig. I guess I didn't (and still don't) understand why the hub adaper and boss aren't just one piece, but I'll get over it.

One last question: remember what the price on those two Lotus pieces are?

Luke Colorado, Super Spy.   -  Lotus Owner No Longer

1987 Zender Widebody 560SEC | 1994 Lotus Esprit S4 | 2013 Honda Fit EV (#269)

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One last question: remember what the price on those two Lotus pieces are?

Errrr, it's been a while. I can look tonight. Got them both from JAE, the wheel I got straight from OMP, but they really frown upon selling to the public. Just so happens their Colorado distributor sucks, so when you call them from CO, they accomodate.

I bouht the WRC in suede...

http://www.ompracing.it/detail.html?productcode=WRC

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Digging this up again..

Craig,

The part numbers you gave were both the same. So I broke out the manual. Looks like there are a bunch of parts unique to the Momo wheel (and a few fasteners) so can you clairify?

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Seems to me like I'd need: 9, 11, 12, 13, 15 ... and it might not hurt to get the screws as well.

Luke Colorado, Super Spy.   -  Lotus Owner No Longer

1987 Zender Widebody 560SEC | 1994 Lotus Esprit S4 | 2013 Honda Fit EV (#269)

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The only lotus pieces I bought were 12(which I think came with 11)and 13 in the diagram above, but since I wanted a particular wheel, I needed to bring it closer with the OMP spacer. Jeff at JAE new exactly what to send as soon as I mentioned it. 9 looks like it would be specific to the dish on the Lotus/Momo wheel.

Give em a call, they had the stuff in stock when I ordered mine.

Craig

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Craig,

I got ahold of Jeff. He is putting together the "kit" for me. Says it's about $300! :);):D:(

Lucas,

So I guess my price of $195 shipped for the Raid adapter kit isn't a bad price after all. (if someone wants an airbag wheel) Maybe I should call Frank and tell him :P:(:(

hmmmm, maybe I need to see what it would take to modify my adapter for a Momo wheel.....

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Yes sir... I take back what I said about it being high. No offense was intended, I was just surprised. To be fair, I have no idea how the system is put together so I shouldn

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