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Old 05-17-2010, 07:26 AM   #1
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Question 1970 340 duster steering components

Hey, I am in the process of gathering parts for my restoration of a 70' 340 duster. I bought it as a shell. No interior no motor. Has the rear end, that's about it. So I'm gathering parts here and there. I bought two power steering columns off the Internet and a power steering gear box. But the column is too short. I don't know if I have the wrong column or wrong box?.. Does anyone know the full length of a power steering?

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how longs the steering column you have
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Full length of the column is about 36'' from end to where it bolts down to the frame, is about 9''.
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You must have a manual box from what I can figure..
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And for some reason, it looks like youre missing something? The doogun on the end of the rod should be further out then that. I'll go check a column i have
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if needed i can take a pic of the gear box too......if you can maybe send me pics of yours, i can give my email,,,thanks
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Send me a PM with your email and I'll take a pic of my column and try to get you all the info you need.

My car was actually a power steering car, and I have a manual box in it. There are adapters you can buy, or you can change the rod in the column over.
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The swivel on the end of that shaft should slide down about an inch or more from where it is.
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Swivel is all the way out, I need about 11'' or so and it only goes to estmiate about 9''....

also its suppose to be a floor shift column, but it has that lever switch to me looks like a automatic column, but the guy I bought it from said it has something to do with the trans, it attaches to the trans for something......
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