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Tilt Column Question

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Redfrog, Dec 18, 2001.

  1. Redfrog

    Redfrog 1/2 ton status

    May 4, 2001
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    I have a Tilt column out of a 82 with column dimmers, And I want to put it in a 79 . Has any body ever took the dimmer mech out of a dimmer style column and put a older style
    neck on the in place of the dimmer style neck? Are the
    turn signal switches the same? or would I be better off
    just wiring up the dimmer to the column? Any info would be great Thanks


    my 79 rust bucket will run over your 2001 chevy 4X4 tahoe plastic wagon
  2. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

    Dec 13, 2000
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    Roy WA
    Dimmer wasn't on the column in '82, (my '83 was still floor)but that really doesn't matter as long as it has it.

    I'd say wire it up with dimmer on the column, less likely to short out, break, corrode from water, whatever. I think the dimmer is a little safer from my feet on the column.

    My tech/links page: <a target="_blank" href=http://www.dorianyeager.com/index2.html>www.dorianyeager.com/index2.html</a>
    Why insist on counting when the ring gear has the tooth counts stamped in?

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