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Steering Wheel Replacement #14010975 05/26/21 03:29 PM
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Hello everyone. I have a 2004 Triton 186 and I need to replace the steering wheel. I bought an aftermarket wheel but I dont know what adapter to buy. Has anyone done this before? Is there a steering wheel that bolts right to the existing 6 bolt center nut adapter that comes stock with the boat? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!!!

Re: Steering Wheel Replacement [Re: jkwcfd] #14011029 05/26/21 04:15 PM
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Did your steering wheel come with a 3/4” tapered hub? They usually come with one. Or at least the ones I bought did.

Re: Steering Wheel Replacement [Re: jkwcfd] #14011446 05/26/21 10:01 PM
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Same here, I would expect the one on there now to be seated on there pretty snug. Last time I removed one I had to purchase a cheap 3 jaw puller from harbor freight and it popped right off.


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Originally Posted by carb
Same here, I would expect the one on there now to be seated on there pretty snug. Last time I removed one I had to purchase a cheap 3 jaw puller from harbor freight and it popped right off.

He might be able to get a wheel that fits the hub already on the steering shaft. I've pulled a hub off the 3/4" keyed tapered shaft as well. The one I pulled was very stubborn. I kept torqueing down on the 3 jaw puller to the point I was getting nervous about the amount of pressure on that system. I was sitting in the driver's seat when it FINALLY let go. I will never do that again! I felt way too close to the action. While nothing exploded, it sure sounded that way. I had to take a composure break after that event. roflmao

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Re: Steering Wheel Replacement [Re: jkwcfd] #14011922 05/27/21 08:42 AM
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