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steering colum

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by crazytrain, Apr 28, 2007.

  1. crazytrain

    crazytrain Newbie

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    ?I have a 85 Jimmy that i've tightened the tilt wheel on twice:mad: . My question is will a truck colum inter-change with aJimmy?
     
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    thedrip 1/2 ton status

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    Yes. (assuming similar year of course).

    Also, stop using the steering wheel to pull yourself into the truck, install a handle if you really need to. Pulling on the wheel is what makes them go loose (took me a few vehicles to figure it out, now I never have problems)
     
  3. crazytrain

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    say short bus ifailed to mention if it had to be out of a 4x4? thanks
     
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    u2slow 1/2 ton status

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    Loctite on those 4 torx screws in the base of the colum helps. ;)
     
  5. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    2WD, 4WD, doesn't matter.
    Watch out for different year stuff though, older stuff had a slightly different t/s connector, newer stuff has wiper on the column, etc..etc...
    Obviously there's manual and auto differences too...
    They will all bolt up and fit though.
     
  6. ryoken

    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    iirc, that wiring "break" year is 79 to 80 for the t/s connector...

    next sunday my 77 manual, no tilt column replaces my 87 POS... :D
     

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