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Old 10-27-2019, 11:17 AM   #11
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You may need a custom length to fit your R&P U-joint. A 57 column has a different cone than a 55/56 and you don't have the wiggle room between the cluster snout and the column cone.
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The steering shaft needs to be grounded, not the column. U-joints usually provide a pretty good ground to the shaft, unless you have the cushioned type joints.
when I did my ididit column the hon would not work consistently until I grounded the column housing to the frame. after that it works great all the time.
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Thanks for the information & comments. Iíll measure th stock column & give Ididit a call.
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I know that IDIDIT and others may be more expensive by a few hundred dollars. But what is your life worth? Or the lives of family, friends, and just other people in general? I know of a few people here in CT that have bought the chinese/tiawan made columns and have had grave failures losing complete steering capabilities. They are junk and should be avoided. Sure they may work for a while, but once that internal bushing wears out times up and you are in trouble.


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I know that IDIDIT and others may be more expensive by a few hundred dollars. But what is your life worth? Or the lives of family, friends, and just other people in general? I know of a few people here in CT that have bought the chinese/tiawan made columns and have had grave failures losing complete steering capabilities. They are junk and should be avoided. Sure they may work for a while, but once that internal bushing wears out times up and you are in trouble.


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Interesting read! Iíve never been a big fan of tilt columns. The column Iím going with is a Ididit straight # 1010570010.
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