Steering column interchange

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  1. kmccabe56

    kmccabe56 Active Member

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    I've about given up on finding an "F" body floorshift TILT steering column, so I'm wondering if anyone has ever used a "J" body column in an "F" body?
     
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    XfbodyX Well-Known Member

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    Just remember the huge majority of 76 Fs use a one year specific harness connector on the turn signal portion, I cant recall at the moment if the ign switch portion is different. Actually its a 76 A body connector.
     
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    volare 77 Well-Known Member

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    76 Ignition switch is the flat connector like earlier mopars. Then 77 went to the curved ign switch connector.
     
  4. F body Deconstructor Jim

    F body Deconstructor Jim Well-Known Member

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    Worth a try. Wiring would be the only issue that jumps right out at me.
    I'd imagine it would bolt right up.

    I have an F floor shift column in my 72 Demon.
    Swapped the firewall plate and bolted it in.
     
  5. kmccabe56

    kmccabe56 Active Member

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    I'm dealing with a '79, so that shouldn't be a problem.
     
  6. kmccabe56

    kmccabe56 Active Member

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    I'm fine with finding/getting a column if I know it's going to work, but I'm a cheapskate when it comes to spending money on experiments. Guess I need to see what a tilt/floor shift column goes for. As I said, I've had ZERO luck finding an F-body column. Maybe Js are more plentiful.
     
  7. Aspen500

    Aspen500 Well-Known Member

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    I can't say for sure but, I would THINK an M-body column would bolt in and finding one of those with tilt should be a lot easier than a J-body.
     
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    DCAspen Well-Known Member

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    M-Body is the same,but not many floor shift models were built
     
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    Aspen500 Well-Known Member

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    DOH! Hadn't thought of that. :cool:
     
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    DOH! Hadn't thought of that. :cool:
     
  11. kmccabe56

    kmccabe56 Active Member

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    Yes. those I can find, but they're all column shift. I'm looking for a floor shift with no lever on the column.