<VV> Converting '61 to '64 Steering Box - Car

Frank DuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Thu Aug 31 14:14:23 EDT 2017

Go to corvair center.Com/phorum  and type steering box in the search engine. Might need length as a word also. I have seen the dimensions lister there a lot. 

The 64 and 65 columns are different in length, but not by much

Frank DuVal

> On Aug 31, 2017, at 11:01 AM, Jim via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org> wrote:
> I can’t find information about dimensions for the various steering boxes & their columns.  Nothing in the Chevy parts book, nothing in the CORSA tech guides, nothing in the Junkyard Primer.  I thought I had all the right parts for changing my Lakewood to a ’64 box/shaft & column so I can use a wood steering wheel, but it appears that the shaft is too long and is a smaller diameter than the bearing inside the hub on the column.  [This I found after installing everything on the car.]  Clark’s sells only 1 bearing unit for ’60-64 cars, so I’m wondering if the box I have is from a ’65 or ’66.
> Does anyone have any dimensions for a ’64 box/shaft [length of shaft from floor to end of shaft inside the car & shaft diameter] that I can use for comparison?
> Jim Bartasevich
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