WANTED 80 or 81 Steering Column with Tilt and Column Shift

FMJ Body Parts Wanted

  1. 65 Dartman

    65 Dartman Well-Known Member

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    As the title says, I'm looking for an 80 or 81 working steering column with tilt and column shift. Must have key(s). Reason an 80 or 81 is needed is to match the underdash wiring harness ignition/turn signal that I'm using. Have a Cordoba/Mirada floor shift column with key for trade.
     
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    I have a 1980 tilt/column shift column. What is it worth?
     
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    BudW Moderator Staff Member

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    A J-body column is different than F, M (and R)-bodies are).

    The attachment bracket mounts, where it attaches to dash, is the difference.
    A person can take an M-body column and take apart, and transfer over the parts needed to make your existing column (whichever way you need) – and can paint to patch at same time (if needed).

    As far as that goes, the same can apply to any ’80 to early ‘90’s Chrysler car column except for L-body (Omni/Horizon) and transfer the parts needed, including your existing electrical parts) – if it comes to that.
    Granted it would be easier to find the correct column to begin with.

    Just keep in mind that most parts are different between tilt and non-tilt columns.
    BudW
     
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    mirada mike Active Member

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    I put a floor shift column in years ago. mine is a 1980 J-body tan in color. I will dig it out and take a pic and send it to you. I haven't touched it in years. not sure of condition