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  1. 5.0L Tech
    I recently purchased a 1990 LX 5.0 convertible and I am having some play in my steering wheel when I move it from top to bottom. When I started looking closer inside under the dash, I noticed that the section where the column goes through the firewall is where the play looks to be coming from...
  2. V6 Tech
    I need a steering column for my 1996 Mustang. It's a V6, automatic. Besides the 1996, what year Mustangs are compatible? Someone told me a 1994 steering column would fit .... but another person said the 1994 won't fit. Please help. My Mustang is not drivable and I live out in the country.
  3. Classic Tech
    hey guys, so i replaced my steering column harness in my 68 all wires matchup to their colours. things that go through that circuit are your tail lights, flashers, hazards, horns and brake lights. here's what works, brake lights, and horn. thats it. the hazards sort of work, they give power to...
  4. Classic Tech
    hey guys, last i posted i have a wiring isssue with my blinkers stop lights, tail lights, etc. well, i decided to replace the whole wiring harness in my column and now things work and have power! great! all wire colours match up. but there are some issues. well, the tail lights work when i turn...
  5. Classic Talk
    hey guys, last i posted i have a wiring isssue with my blinkers stop lights, tail lights, etc. well, i decided to replace the whole wiring harness in my column and now things work and have power! great! all wire colours match up. but there are some issues. well, the tail lights work when i turn...
  6. Classic Tech
    So i just started removing my steering column in my 68 with power steering. it is a solid non tilt wheel and i was following the instructions on how to remove it and it was all going well until it came to the rag joint! Says for a 68 to have 2 nuts to remove and there are no nuts! instead its...
  7. Classic Tech
    Hey guys, me again. So i got found a guy that is selling used 1968 & 69 steering columns here in Vancouver. And if you read my last post here i was discussing about fixing the wiring in the column, and i thought the wires were burnt... but no. They're CUT! :( so, i am buying a steering column...
  8. Classic Tech
    Looking for a tilt steering column for a 68. Preferably something that won't break the bank. Surely there must be something that will fit & is readily available at the local salvage yard (?). Anyone tried it? Granada? Crown vic? Truck/van?
  9. V6 Talk
    my apologies for starting a whole nother topic, but i figured it wasnt entirely relevant to my last one. ive been stripping down the interior, but im stuck at the steering column. i figured itd be easier to just swap the columns than to replace all the plastic, steering wheel, wiring and...
  10. Classic Tech
    I just bought a repro steering wheel to replace the original steering wheel because the original is cracked, warped, and worn. It's a really good repro, they look exactly the same. The funny thing is, is that neither of the steering wheels fit snuggly enough over the shaft. The repro fits...
  11. 5.0L Tech
    Newbee here! I have a cracked steering column & looking to swap a used one in. Does anyone have documentation or a web link to the years that the parts are interchangeable with a 82 Mustang GT? Thanks Dennis
  12. 5.0L Tech
    So I am having some trouble with my turn signal wiring on my 5.0 Mustang. The car has been sitting for over a year and the ignition was recently replaced by my father who was too impatient to just get my key so he put a new ignition to move the car to another spot in his junk yard. I was...
  13. 2005-2010 Mustang Talk
    My 1985 GT has developed loose steering, the wheel has about 3/8 of an inch of play. My mechanic said the splines on the steering shaft are worn. One of them is expensive but available from Ford, the other is not available. I can't be the only one with this problem, can I? Is there an...
  14. 5.0L Tech
    Hey guys. I've got an issue with my blinkers, reverse lights, blower motor, some dash lights, and who knows what else on my 1989 mustang GT Hatch. The issue is probably not what you think it is.....as these things all work.....but In my steering column, on the underside, there's a large...
  15. 5.0L Tech
    I currently have a lead under the steering column. It is red fluid which I believe it to be power steering fluid. I am just not sure if it is power steering fluid or not. The leak looks like it is coming from the steering shaft under the column. My guess would be a seal. Does anyone know how...
  16. Mustang II Tech
    my girlfriend has a 78 auto coupe the turn signal lever doesnt stay in the steering column. ive heard that there is a small metal piece that holds it and it looks like it uses a small set screw to hold it on. i can not find this small piece at all does anybody have one or know where i can get...
  17. V6 Tech
    Where can I get a procedure for tearing down the steering column to repair the ignition switch actuator? It seems that the pin connecting the two pieces of the actuator has come out, but where it goes is not accessible. I have all of the covers off; and can see the bottom end of the actuator...
  18. Classic Talk
    Ok....this one will be unique to this website, but I think I've come to the right place. I have a 36 Ford Coupe that I'm building as a street rod. I alway's wanted a tri-five so, I'm cutting a 56 Chevy dash. I'm using a Ron Francis after-market wiring kit and to keep the "6's " going, I'm...
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