1962 - 1965 Mopar Steering Column Modifications
Joey writes: In my 1965 Dodge I started out with a manual column and added the Borgenson joint to the power steering column and that fit to the manual steering box.
I cannot see any problems performing the same modification to a power steering column.
Nico writes: I am using a F Body tilt column in my 1964 Plymouth Sport Fury with power steering. I used two Flaming River U joints welded onto a D shaped shaft cut to length.
Steering is nice and tight and no coupler is used.
The two pictures below show the shaft before I welded it all together, (you get the idea); easy to do and it really tightens the
A picture showing Nicos 1964 all together will be posted here asap.
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March 29, 2008