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Lightning McQueen Steering Rod Extension

Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:52 am
by Robert
Has anyone come up with any options for extending the Lightning McQueen Steering Rod, other than 1. welding or 2. Tap-and-die extensions?

Looking to add a non-standard and cooler-looking steering wheel since inside of current one is wearing out where it links with metal steering rod 'wings'.

Re: Lightning McQueen Steering Rod Extension

Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:01 am
by Robert
After much measuring and trial and error, figured out how to mount steering wheel from PS4 using a section of a plastic cylinder I picked up at the local Grainger store. If anyone is interested in more details of how to replicate, let me know.
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Re: Lightning McQueen Steering Rod Extension

Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:16 pm
by wired
Okay, now that's just flat out cool! 8-)

Re: Lightning McQueen Steering Rod Extension

Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:50 pm
by Robert
Thank you very much for the feedback!

My son loves it. Of course his next question was, do any of the buttons work?

I picked up a PS3 and PS4 version from Goodwill for just $4-6 each, which is significantly cheaper than their original cost! The PS4 version seemed better suited for this adaptation.