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help! need pictures of 1970 steering column key release lock out linkage


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Mar 23, 2013
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hi, i am looking for close up pictures of the linkage that goes from the transmission to the other parts that activate the steering column key realease. i used to have a steering column shift and have since converted with auto floor shift. i am not sure if all the column key release lock linkage is the same. i also converted to the repo 3 piece steering column collars for floor shift . thank you!
im not sure how the right side of the column lock rod attaches.thanks
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Do you have a rear rod like this? Red arrow — You need a rear lock rod like this; blue arrow.
wow! i cant believe how much time i wasted crawling under car . 4 days worth trying all kinds of ways to figure it out. i have the rod in the red picture. do you know were i can find the blue rod and how does the end connect. the swivel end i understand. i really appreciate your help and time to help me with this! thanks
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Yes, it connects to the swivel. I am unsure if the shaft on the swivel is longer for the console shift cars—the parts manual states that it is the same.
You could modify the rod, cut, flatten and drill the hole.

Those rear lockout rods are scarce.
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