You'll need a carbide drill as the pin is hardened, would be easier to change the column because the carbide drill and a used column is about the same price.
BTW Chev el Camino, insulting people on the forum for posting a question is not only wrong but will get you banned. You might want to reconsider how you phrase your answers, not everyone is as smart as you?! DUH.
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