Sunday, 22 August 2010

Dropping the steering column

Decided to start dropping the steering column last night, the column was welded (roughly) to the firewall but the weld had broken, so the column was only supported by the chassis bolts, I loosened thes off leaving just the one going horizontally through the chassis and dropped the column until it rested on the pedals, then lifted it slightly and supported it with a stra
this get st he steering wheel down at the right level for a lower seat height, but leaves me with the wheel a bit too far away! Looks like the column has been shortened by about 6" at one time - i'll need to turn up some ecetension slugs to re-stretch the column

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