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Old 02-13-2018, 09:36 PM   #1
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Default Tilt/T column problem need help

I have ‘75 corvette and a tilt/telescopic steering colum that has a lot of play. I have no experience with steering column besides fixing my turn signal switch.

I need to know WHAT PART To replace to fix this
Colum flexes/ sloppy at joint in picture
I’ve googled and looking into issue
Probably from years of “pulling” myself into vehicle

I want to fix before spring but I don’t know what actual part I need to replace the name etc or what’s actually wrong and what’s involved getting to it to replace it.


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Won't promise on a 75 specifically, but on my 78 and most all GM's I have seen, there are torx head type bolts down there that loosen with age. Cure is to disassemble down to it and tighten them.
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I have rebuilt many of these and most of the time it is the Torx head bolts loosen up.
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If you do a google search for Jim Shea, you will find his site with all kinds of diagrams and repair instructions for our steering columns.

http://jimshea.corvettefaq.com/

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Won't promise on a 75 specifically, but on my 78 and most all GM's I have seen, there are torx head type bolts down there that loosen with age. Cure is to disassemble down to it and tighten them.
Any pictures, names or info on how far down they are located what parts they go thro Go? Or keywords to search for?
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You have to get to here. Pretty much everything has to come off.
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