Author Topic: Steering shaft lengths  (Read 141 times)

Offline RocketScientist

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Steering shaft lengths
« on: August 27, 2017, 05:00:43 AM »
I have a steering shaft from a 70 B302 and one from a 70 Grande and found that the one from the Grande is shorter. The boss on the top end of the Grande's shaft is also skewed to one side. Were the shaft length's actually different or could the have Grande been in an accident at some time?

Offline Coralsnake

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Re: Steering shaft lengths
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2017, 01:59:15 PM »
The shaft should be adjustable and slides in and out of the column.

Offline RocketScientist

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Re: Steering shaft lengths
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2017, 04:45:59 AM »
yes, I can see it now - the hop half of the shaft slides into the lower half - I always wondered how collapsible columns worked.

Offline rockhouse66

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Re: Steering shaft lengths
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2017, 09:52:33 AM »
There are supposed to be nylon buttons that hold the inner and outer parts together until impact.
Jim
'66 GT FB, '69 CJ Grande