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GM Tilt Steering Column in 1984 classic
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Just an update on rebuilding the GM tilt, telescopic, steering column on our 1984. The usual problem with these having the tilt bolts come loose deep in the column had become unbearable. After getting in over my head due to a modification made to a steering wheel mounting  shim made by Newell way back in 84,  I was not able to put the shaft back together. I put my pride aside and I sent the column to Steering Services, in Utah to have him re assemble my fine work. Glad I did. He said I needed a bottom bearing in the shaft. it felt ok to me , but I went ahead and had it done. The shaft came back to me in a few days, and now after 1000 miles, I have an added bonus of no more road wander. Strait and solid. I can only guess that the bottom bearing was giving the steering system just enough play to continually need correction by the driver.
Guy & Sue
1984 Classic 40' #59
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Yep! Same issue with mine a couple of years ago.
Richard and Rhonda Entrekin
99 Newell, 512
Subaru Outback Toad
Inverness, FL (when we're home Cool )
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