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1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: ford ()
Date: February 19, 2018 06:52PM

This is another item from the trunk of my rescued wagon. Is my guess correct? Also, is it true that the steering column is not installable in an EM, but the wheel can be installed with the appropriate adapter? Also, the wheel spins easily in the column, and the lock turns, but I haven't been able to extend it. Is there a trick, or common failure?

Thanks,

Steve in West Grove, PA

1964 Monza Convertible, white/black, 110/4sp
1962 Monza Wagon, white/red, 102/PG

Long ago:
1966 Corsa Convertible, maroon/black, 140/4sp, A/C
1961 Corvan, blue/gray, 80/3sp

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: jcorvair ()
Date: February 19, 2018 06:59PM

Sure looks like a 65 as the upper bracket is welded on.

James
Maple Ridge, BC

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: Phil Dally ()
Date: February 19, 2018 07:05PM

You found some good looking junk in that trunk!!! smiling bouncing smileysmiling bouncing smileysmiling bouncing smiley

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: gnvair ()
Date: February 19, 2018 07:20PM

jcorvair Wrote:
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> Sure looks like a 65 as the upper bracket is
> welded on.


The upper bracket is also welded on the 66 tell column.

Lee J

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: ford ()
Date: February 19, 2018 07:30PM

Phil Dally Wrote:
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> You found some good looking junk in that trunk!!!
> smiling bouncing smileysmiling bouncing smileysmiling bouncing smiley

What I haven't found is a title? sad smiley

Steve in West Grove, PA

1964 Monza Convertible, white/black, 110/4sp
1962 Monza Wagon, white/red, 102/PG

Long ago:
1966 Corsa Convertible, maroon/black, 140/4sp, A/C
1961 Corvan, blue/gray, 80/3sp

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: playerpage ()
Date: February 19, 2018 07:52PM

You gonna keep it? If not, where do I get in line? winking smiley

Eric C. Player
Porterville, CA
- National Member, CORSA
- Member: Central Coast CORSA
- Former Member: Vintage CORSA Orange County & South Coast CORSA Los Angeles California Chapters. Member, ISA (Int. Screenwriter's Assn.), SAG Eligible, and Producer's Guild Aspirant


* Then: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo, Red/1965 Monza 110 Purple/
1967 Monza 140 Red/1966 500 110 Black/1965 Monza 110 Yellow
* Now: 1966 Corsa 180 Turbo Project. Getting there.



"Chevrolet's Corvair was a maverick machine, a rear-engined renegade born out of spite and genius." -- Sports Car Graphic, August 1969




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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: February 19, 2018 09:37PM

The lower clamp and the splined tip identifies is as the 1965 Telescoping option. If you do end up using it, several of the upper parts are available in reproduction. (Thank You Corvette restorers.)

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: DOUG WARD ()
Date: February 20, 2018 02:44AM

Is the column for sale ? Doug @ 714-624-9044 or dougward2@socal.rr.com

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: ford ()
Date: February 20, 2018 05:22AM

DOUG WARD Wrote:
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> Is the column for sale ? Doug @ 714-624-9044 or
> dougward2@socal.rr.com


Sorry, no, I'm not selling any of this stuff at this time,
just trying to figure out what I have, and come up with
a plan for restoring the wagon. Its steering box is broken,
and the frame where it was mounted will have to be repaired,
so I'm still wondering if this might somehow be usable.
I would think the previous owner (deceased) thought so.

Steve in West Grove, PA

1964 Monza Convertible, white/black, 110/4sp
1962 Monza Wagon, white/red, 102/PG

Long ago:
1966 Corsa Convertible, maroon/black, 140/4sp, A/C
1961 Corvan, blue/gray, 80/3sp

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: Seth Emerson ()
Date: February 20, 2018 10:46AM

Steve - if the cache of stuff included a steering box, be sure to keep it with the tele column. The 65 Tele column utilized a special shaft length steering box. If there is one in the stash, I can tell you how to ID it as a 65. Ask if you have questions.

Seth Emerson

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Re: 1965 telescoping steering column & sport wheel, I think
Posted by: ford ()
Date: February 21, 2018 12:43PM

Seth Emerson Wrote:
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> Steve - if the cache of stuff included a steering
> box, be sure to keep it with the tele column. The
> 65 Tele column utilized a special shaft length
> steering box. If there is one in the stash, I can
> tell you how to ID it as a 65. Ask if you have
> questions.

Unfortunately, no steering box. But, thanks to a hint
from a member, I did get it to telescope. Anyway, back
on the shelf for now.

Thanks,

Steve in West Grove, PA

1964 Monza Convertible, white/black, 110/4sp
1962 Monza Wagon, white/red, 102/PG

Long ago:
1966 Corsa Convertible, maroon/black, 140/4sp, A/C
1961 Corvan, blue/gray, 80/3sp

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