1969-1976 Corvette Tilt
Telescopic Steering Columns
All rebuilt columns have new lower
bearing and adapter, new upper bearing, new sphere kit, complete
rebuild of the tilt housing,
new turn signal switch with harness (made in the USA), new
ignition switch (AC Delco), new lock cylinder with keys (AC Delco),
new horn contacts, new tilt and turnsignal levers for your year, new
firewall seals(my own superior design), new hazard knob correct
for your year, new horn cap, new stainless steel screw kit and some
other new small parts that you don't care about but lead to a very nice
All shafts are mounted in a jig and checked for runout.
All of my rebuilt columns carry a
two year parts and labor warranty.
1969 First design :
These columns have an exposed rotating bell painted column color.
see the bell move as you shift to PARK for automatics or REVERSE
shifts. This bell is not the same size and shape as late '69 thru
Second design : The rotating bell in late '69's is the
same as '70-'76 and has a plastic cover.
The bell is still rotating, you just can't see it.
All 1969's use a
different upper shaft ,both inner and outer , cancel cam and lock plate
years. 1969-1971 columns use the same upper housing with the
letters LOCK in a
1969 1st rebuilt: Not always
available. Please call! Component parts are very rare.
1969 2nd rebuilt: Cores are almost impossible.....call !
: Same basic column as late '69 but with a
different upper shaft assembly, cancel cam
and lock plate.
1970-1971 rebuilt: Cores are almost impossible....call !
The upper housing changes in '72 with the letters LOCK in an
oval. The hazard knob
changes in '72.
Cores have become almost imposible! Please call !
There was another change to
the upper shaft assembly in very late '74. The inner
shaft was lengthened slightly to use a keeper clip
after the steering hub nut was installed.
This change required a longer tele lock rod to
make up the difference in length. When
you see all the Corvette catalogs listing a tele
lock rod as '69-'76....they are wrong!!
Another change to the inner and outer upper shaft
came in early '75 as the tele lock
clip changes styles. The clips are not
Cores have become almost impossible, Please call !
***the '76 columns include all necessary
'76 parts except the steering wheel!!! Your standard
***'76 wheel WILL NOT WORK on a
Corvette Hot Rod Columns
I build a hybred Corvette column
for those cars with engine/trans changes where the column lock cable
the trans to the column is not used.
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