Borgeson steering box install onto QA1 K member

Mr. Belvedere II

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Has anyone had steering shaft to box spline alignment issues when installing Borgeson steering box on QA1 K member? My steering shaft appears to be out of alignment to the spline. is this normal? is the steering shaft adjustable someway? I don’t want to shim the steering box according to Borgeson. I will be using a Bergman coupler not a universal. The shaft appears to terminate higher up than the box spline in the side pic and be off at an angle on the top down pic. How does one overcome for the difference? I saw an article about this install and the pic (orange chassis with gear shown below) showed quite a misaligned shaft and spline but not the finished product, wondering what they did to solve it in thier case…

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On my car (orig K member) the borg steering box is a little offset similar to yours. I believe it is the norm and does not seem to be a problem.

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On my car (orig K member) the borg steering box is a little offset similar to yours. I believe it is the norm and does not seem to be a problem.

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On my car (orig K member) the borg steering box is a little offset similar to yours. I believe it is the norm and does not seem to be a problem.

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Yes it appears to be about the same angle from above. I guess I’ll have to see what happens when I get the coupler onto the shaft. My main concern is how far off I am looking from the side. there just looks like ALOT of height difference to overcome
 
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You will have to loosen (possibly remove) the 2 bolts on the column floor collar (and maybe the 4 floor column bolts) for install and adjustment, then tighten after everything is assembled approximately where you want it.
 

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mine also has a very minor offset with the borgeson connector, 2 years in and no problems,

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Is the steering shaft centered up in the column outer tube?
 
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