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Few months ago, I took the steering wheel off. Well, heavy CRS set-in and I can't remember the sequence of installing all the parts.

Can anyone show me an exploded view of steering.

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Thanks guys, finally got the horn parts installed. But shouldn't the three prong insulator pass through the metal disc's round holes so the metal disc would float? And no, I don't have electrical power connected to test.
 

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Been a while for me, But it sure looks like that's the way the diagram shows it to me:

 

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Thanks guys, finally got the horn parts installed. But shouldn't the three prong insulator pass through the metal disc's round holes so the metal disc would float? And no, I don't have electrical power connected to test.
Yes, the 3 legged retainer goes through the large holes in the belleville spring.
 

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Yes, the 3 legged retainer goes through the large holes in the belleville spring.
Yes, the 3 legged retainer goes through the large holes in the belleville spring.
That's what I thought but the three legged prongs are too short for the spring, should I file the plastic washer down for needed clearence. Should the spring float on the three legs? I realize my description is horrible but that' the best I can do.
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That's what I thought but the three legged prongs are too short for the spring, should I file the plastic washer down for needed clearence. Should the spring float on the three legs? I realize my description is horrible but that' the best I can do.
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The spring doesn't actually float. It should provide just a slight pressure to the horn ring to keep it from rattling. It's best to shim the 3 legged retainer with some plastic washers. Glue them to the 3 legs after you figure out how thick they need to be. If you cut the notched plastic spacer down, it may not allow enough movement of the horn ring before it contacts the steering wheel spokes, to compress the spring.
P.S. There are different horn parts that go on the different year models, to allow for the differences in horn rings and wheels. The available parts usually have to be modified for smaller aftermarket wheels.
 

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After beating my head against the fender trying to get my horn to work! My steering shaft is not grounded. How is the shaft grounded? Should/can I use a ground wire from steering shaft coupling to steering box coupling? Sounds like that should work??
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After beating my head against the fender trying to get my horn to work! My steering shaft is not grounded. How is the shaft grounded? Should/can I use a ground wire from steering shaft coupling to steering box coupling? Sounds like that should work??
CJ
Yes, that's what you need. The original shaft was part of the box and grounded to it.
 

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sometimes it's simplest thing you overlook! LOL but now I can disassemble/assemble that steering apart
Thanks for your help
CJ
 
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