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anyone out there help with the removal of a steering wheel for my 1968 nova? any links with step by atep guide would be terrific! wanting to install a new removable Grant steering wheel . never took off a steering wheel before so id like the step by step instructions. thanks in advance

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I believe your going to need a steering wheel removal tool. Its a very simple tool that you can make yourself. Basically just pop the horn button off. remove the big nut in the center. install the tool and it pulls the wheel off.
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First to remove the horn button there are I believe some screws that are behind the wheel..the side toward the dash..remove the screws and take off the horn button trim..then you will see a large nut which holds the wheel to the steering shaft..take that nut off..then you will see some threaded holes..that is where you attach the puller..install the puller and using a wrench tighten the puller shaft which will then pull the wheel off of the splines of the shaft..then install the adapter which you get from grant and then bolt the grant wheel on..

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re: steering wheel in nova

thanks for the great info. both responses have been helpful. Sam, have you installed one of these removable steering wheels? sounds like you have. i have yet to order but was just curious if this is something a novice like me could install myself. i'll go look for a steering wheel puller. and place my order. hope the installation is as easy as the removable sounds.
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I have done this several times over the years..one of the easier deal to do..any auto parts will have the pullers..

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If you haven't done this yet, a couple of tips. some wheels have 2 holes some 3. You can buy a wheel puller kit with both types of pullers, and several different size bolts/thread patterns so you will always have the right one. If this is a one time deal, you can probably borrow a puller from auto zone.
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Everybody gave you good advice. I would like to add disconnect your battery so your horn doesn,t blow while doing this job. Also I have never seen a chevy with more than 2 bolts to attach the puller to.
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