78 tilt steering column diagram. - CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion

Go Back   >
Log In 
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Vendor Directory

C3 General
General C3 Corvette Discussion not covered in Tech Sponsored by
Corvette America

78 tilt steering column diagram.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-21-2009, 09:35 PM   #1
shank0668
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
shank0668's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 2008
Location: Salem Ohio
Posts: 827
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default 78 tilt steering column diagram.

Anyone have a diagram?
shank0668 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2009, 10:20 PM   #2
72LS1Vette
CF Senior Member
 
72LS1Vette's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 2001
Location: North Easton Mass
Posts: 4,883
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Go to corvettefaq.com and look up Jim Shea's steering articles. you will probably find what you need there.



Rick B.
72LS1Vette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2009, 10:58 PM   #3
speedreed8
CF Senior Member
 
speedreed8's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2006
Location: tyler texas
Posts: 1,684
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Default

http://jimshea.corvettefaq.com/?page_id=4
speedreed8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-21-2009, 11:43 PM   #4
Jim Shea
CF Senior Member
Support Corvetteforum!
 
Jim Shea's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 2000
Location: Saginaw Michigan
Posts: 5,956
Thanks: 0
Thanked 38 Times in 33 Posts
Default

I have looked through various Chevrolet Chassis Service Manuals as well as some Saginaw Steering service liturature. Not one shows an accurate blowup of a 1978 Corvette T&T steering column. However,
I can sort of combine the best of two Service Manual blowups that will come close.

The best single blowup is entitled: Corvette C3 Tilt & Telescoping Steering Column Blowup (1969-76 Shown)

It really is a C3 Vette T&T column before 1977.
It shows the telescoping steering shaft (parts 40, 41, 43)
The mast jacket #63 does look like the Corvette part.
However, it includes quite a few parts that were not needed on a T&T steering column like your 1978 such as: #66, #60, #58, #56, #54, #53 and #11.

There is a generic tilt column blowup that exhibits the additional features that were introduced on the 1977 and later Corvette columns. Those features; the key release and the headlight dimmer, added some parts
such as #44, #45, #46, #47. #62, #63, #64, #86, #87
and deleted parts from a Corvette T &T column as listed above.


Maybe someday I will get ambitious enough to actually try to cut and paste the above two blowups into one correct 1977-82 T&T column.

Jim
Jim Shea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2009, 12:51 AM   #5
shank0668
CF Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
shank0668's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 2008
Location: Salem Ohio
Posts: 827
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Thank you guys!
shank0668 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2009, 04:59 PM   #6
hdff
CF Senior Member
St. Jude Donor '09-'10-'11-'12-'13-'14-'15-'16
 
hdff's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 2006
Location: pasadena in the great state of TEXAS
Posts: 1,529
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jim Shea View Post
I have looked through various Chevrolet Chassis Service Manuals as well as some Saginaw Steering service liturature. Not one shows an accurate blowup of a 1978 Corvette T&T steering column. However,
I can sort of combine the best of two Service Manual blowups that will come close.

The best single blowup is entitled: Corvette C3 Tilt & Telescoping Steering Column Blowup (1969-76 Shown)

It really is a C3 Vette T&T column before 1977.
It shows the telescoping steering shaft (parts 40, 41, 43)
The mast jacket #63 does look like the Corvette part.
However, it includes quite a few parts that were not needed on a T&T steering column like your 1978 such as: #66, #60, #58, #56, #54, #53 and #11.

There is a generic tilt column blowup that exhibits the additional features that were introduced on the 1977 and later Corvette columns. Those features; the key release and the headlight dimmer, added some parts
such as #44, #45, #46, #47. #62, #63, #64, #86, #87
and deleted parts from a Corvette T &T column as listed above.


Maybe someday I will get ambitious enough to actually try to cut and paste the above two blowups into one correct 1977-82 T&T column.

Jim
jim is the man!!!! thanks again jim!!!
hdff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2009, 06:02 PM   #7
one-72
CF Senior Member
 
one-72's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2008
Posts: 147
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I just picked up a tilt tele that had 8 pieces missing for 50.00. The guys
at corvette am. hooked me up with this co. in anderson,SC.
Corvette steering Tom is the man you want to talk to he has every part you need and at a good price I
hope this helps every one in need.

Corvette steering
2215 Mullinax Dr.
Anderson,SC. 29625
one-72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2009, 06:06 PM   #8
one-72
CF Senior Member
 
one-72's Avatar
 
Member Since: Oct 2008
Posts: 147
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I almost forgot his e mail is steering10@hot mail.com
one-72 is offline   Reply With Quote
Go Back   CorvetteForum - Chevrolet Corvette Forum Discussion >
Reload this Page
  • 78 tilt steering column diagram.
  •  
     
    Reply

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    75 wiring diagram Rogerl C3 Tech/Performance 2 10-31-2014 10:16 AM
    "80" wiring diagram dpw21562 C3 Tech/Performance 2 09-17-2014 06:18 AM
    Firing Order Diagram SCHOONS C3 Tech/Performance 8 07-01-2014 01:01 PM
    81 vett headlight vacuum diagram zorro280 C3 Tech/Performance 8 03-15-2007 03:46 PM
    wiring diagram on tail lights Lars87 C4 General Discussion 4 03-14-2005 10:26 AM


    Tags
    1977, 1978, 1982, 78, c3, chevy, column, corvette, diagram, forums, gm, steering, tilt, tilttelescoping, wheel

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Click for Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Forum Jump


    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:30 PM.