The old sloppy loose internal gear and valving have been replaced with newer firm responsive style internals. This gear box will give you exceptional road feel and much faster response to the steering wheel. Under the hood, disconnect the negative terminal at the battery and tuck away the terminal so it can't make contact with the battery. Re-install the turn signal switch assembly with three Allen screws and secure the signal switch arm with the Phillips head screw. New reproductions are currently unavailable, so stop waiting and order this original used bracket today! This set will mount at your lower steering column down to your subframe, and then back toward your transmission.
. This bracket is used to mount the steering column to the brace under the dashboard. Slide the steering column housing back on and align the dimmer switch rod actuator with the dimmer switch rod. Removing the tilt lever and cover. This article applies to the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac. Fits 69 - 82 Firebird and Trans Am models. Install the lock plate and wave washer by aligning them with the notch at the top of the upper shaft.
Made from 304 grade stainless steel in paintable mill finish. To remove the steering column housing, re-attach your tilt lever and pull it back to fully disengage the steering wheel lock shoes. This coupler rag joint is required to connect the steering column to the steering box. This procedure is not that hard, but has to be done in a certian order. Use a small flat head screwdriver, pick, or snap ring pliers to pry the retainer from the groove. Slowly pull the airbag away from the wheel and turn it so that the bag faces to the side - outward towards open space.
This 67 - 68 column is show quality and ready to install. The lower cover then pulls down and out of position. Disclaimer This thread describes information on how to remove the drivers side airbag. This isn't a rebuilt junkyard column, but rather an all new engineered column featuring all new components. The notch at the top of the steering shaft. The terminal should pull away from the back of the airbag easily once the lock is removed. Lock plate shield and spring removal.
Firebird floor shift tilt steering column. Slide the wiring past the steering column housing. Screw the remover into the center of the pins to pop them out. Note, when you replace this panel, there is a black plastic tab on the left side that goes behind the left side kick panel. Works great for all 1969 - 1981 Firebird and Trans Am models with automatic or manual shift transmissions.
Note: My compressor is old and I'm too cheap to buy a newer, longer one, so I've used a few quarters in this picture to make up the difference. Complete linkage kit with upper and lower lockout rods, bellcrank assembly, and hardware. Wait five minutes, then unplug the yellow electrical connector underneath the steering column which powers the airbag. Say good bye to that old loose feeling gear box and order your new upgraded gear box today!! If your a regular column and just want to add the tilt column, its a direct bolt in for any 67 - 68 model, super easy! Correct collapsible safety mesh shaft. Install the end base plate cover. You should get a haynes book.
Align the notch in the steering wheel with the notch on the steering shaft, then tighten the steering wheel with the 21mm nut. Slowly release the compressor and remove the lock plate, the washers, and springs behind it. The cylinder retaining bolt is next removed with a T-20 Torx driver and then the cylinder wire needs to be disconnected at the base of the column and then fed back up, just like the turn signal wires above. Manual gearbox Fast Ratio 16:1 for your 67 - 69 Firebird. Step 9 — Remove the steering column housing Begin by removing the pivot pins using a steering pivot pin remover.
Note: the screws are captive and will not come out once loosened. The steering column holds the large shaft between the steering wheel and steering rack, but that's not all. It will be black and have the correct textured grain finish, like factory units. Works great for all 1967 - 1969 models. Utilizes a 1969 style bearing with an outer housing designed to work perfect in your 1967 or 1968 column.
If only all problems with length were solved so inexpensively. Step 7 — Remove tilt pivot, pulse assembly, and lock cylinder Remove the three large Torx screws holding the pivot and pulse assembly. This article applies to the Chevrolet Camaro and Pontiac. This premium quality steering column bowl housing sleeve is constructed of high grade cast steel for a perfect fit! The first time out, the complete dis-assembly and re-assembly will probably take from 1-4 hours, depending on how deep in the column you are looking to go and if you have all the tools right at hand. This 67 - 68 column is show quality and ready to install. Next, use some tape to secure the inner ring of the clock spring to ease putting it back together and slowly pull the clock spring out of the column.
Exact fit for all 67 or 68 models. Remove the hazard switch, but be careful of the spring inside that can be easily lost. My timing was perfect as one of them snapped on me right as I touched it. This steering column is not a universal column that requires modification of your original vehicle to install. So that's 32 total if you count the 4 flat spots.