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Old 09-13-17, 05:21 PM
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Steering Wheel Hub Adapter Shootout

I'm looking at the following:

Daikei Boss Hub Kit
Daikei Boss Hub Kit For Mazda RX7 and RX8 | RotaryLove

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WB-909-T - Works Bell steering wheel hub adaptor
WB-909-T - Works Bell steering wheel hub adaptors - MiataRoadster - High-performance service...and parts for Mazda Miata Roadsters

Either one is $175.

I want the steering wheel return to work, the horn to work, and the airbag light to stay off. Both claim to do this. I'm planning on the Momo Prototipo.

Pros/cons of either? Thanks!
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$175 is way too much for either hub.
I've had both and I liked the look of the Daikei hub. Plus Daikei comes with extra horn rings.

If you want the Daikei hub just buy from Amazon.co.jp

1. Make an Amazon japan account.
2. Enter your credit card info
3. Buy Daikei hub using their global shipping program.

It'll be around $90 shipped. You also get an extra 8% off because you don't pay tax.

Daikei S-601
Listed at 9206 yen

Amazon.co.jp probably has the Works Bell hub too.
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What's the Daikei S-604 (with cruise control)? Do you know how it's different than the S-601?

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$175 is way too much for either hub.
I've had both and I liked the look of the Daikei hub. Plus Daikei comes with extra horn rings.

If you want the Daikei hub just buy from Amazon.co.jp

1. Make an Amazon japan account.
2. Enter your credit card info
3. Buy Daikei hub using their global shipping program.

It'll be around $90 shipped. You also get an extra 8% off because you don't pay tax.

Daikei S-601
Listed at 9206 yen

Amazon.co.jp probably has the Works Bell hub too.
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I just ordered the works bell hub from rhdjapan, it was like $90 shipped and no need to make any overseas accounts
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I ordered the Daikei S-601. SonicFD's post saved me $85... thanks SonicFD!!!

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I just ordered the works bell hub from rhdjapan, it was like $90 shipped and no need to make any overseas accounts
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Not sure of the exact model, but I have the Daikei hub with the cruise control buttons. The buttons are on top of the hub and it has the 3 buttons like stock. Inside is a plug that plugs right into the connector for the factory cruise control. Works great.

The general quality of the Daikei hub is excellent, it is nice and sturdy, fits right, the horn and turn signal cancelling work, etc. I've seen some cheap hubs that made the steering wheel feel flimsy, that's definitely something you don't want.

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The Daikei S-601 hub arrived yesterday (9/18). 4 days from Amazon Japan, including the weekend. Amazing!

Thanks all, especially SonicFD!
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I use the Momo for the 1st/2nd gen Miata. Works perfectly and has the airbag defeat built in.
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