<VV> 66 Steering Column

Kent Sullivan kentsu at corvairkid.com
Tue Oct 11 10:35:18 EDT 2005

>From talking to people who have had front-end collisions, I believe it does
work but it has limits. That makes sense given the collapsible section that
was added to column in '67.

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[mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of Padgett
Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 5:33 AM
To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
Subject: Re: <VV> 66 Steering Column

>OK, so maybe "u-joint" was not the exact right wording to use to 
>describe the coupler that sits on the end of the '66-style steering 
>column and connects to the end of the shaft coming out of the stock
steering box.

According to the 66 FSM supplement section 9, "The coupling and reaction
plate are to allow the lower steering shaft to absorb the impact in case of
a front end collision."

Anyone know if it works ?


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