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Old 03-03-2009, 10:29 PM
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Steering collumn swap clearance problems

I am installing an 82 chevy Truck collumn in a 55 chevy truck but my headers are about 1/4 inch from the collumn. Can this cause overheating problems in my collumn? If I try to move it over I think it might look weird. any ideas are greatly appreciated. JK

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When I had the 472 Cad in my '48 Pontiac, the left manifold was that close, in fact, it bumped it enough to flake the paint off. Didn't hurt anything, it was a '68 Cad tilt/tele column. Take a ball peen hammer and massage a little dimple, if it's not where the collar is.
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