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Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2005 8:23 pm 
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i just bought an ed fairmont on the weekend, and noticed the steering shaft through the firewall has collapsed.
it's the bearing/bush that runs between the shaft and firewall that has failed.
what is involved in replacing this, and what is the going price for the part/s?

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2005 9:44 pm 
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dude doesnt take much to replace the whoel steering column at all just find a wreck. its a easy job to change over from memory i just took the one out of my el sapphire wreck
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Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2005 10:49 pm 
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oh cool, do they interchange from ea-el?

 

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Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2005 10:52 pm 
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no, only if oyur changing pedal box also
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Posted: Sun Jul 03, 2005 11:19 pm 
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smoke_rubber wrote:
oh cool, do they interchange from ea-el?


Nope.. no way. Not without alot of pain, switching and swapping, oh and of course you'd be stuck with an EF/EL combo and wheel (incl airbag). :)

We encountered this when putting a full EL interior into an EB :)

 

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Posted: Mon Jul 04, 2005 12:33 am 
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EL BOSS Kit lol
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Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2005 9:44 pm 
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i got a new shaft, i just had to swap my barrel over by getting a punch and hitting the corner of the round studs.

 

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