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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 22nd, 04, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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Purchased a Grant LeMans wheel for my 68 camaro.Instructions say to install plastic horn contact assembly onto hub assembly in grant installation kit.This mounts onto steering shaft there's a spring that goes between horn contact & washer that holds upper bearing.When I mount hub&horn contact on shaft it will not compress spring enough to remain on shaft & adapter for wheel is not fully mounted.Hope I made this understandable anyone else had this problem?I'm going to contact Grant tommorow.Thanks.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 22nd, 04, 04:31 PM
 
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Not sure what the problem is. Will take a stab at the answer you will receive from Grant.Sometime in the past 36 years the column was removed and not re-installed correctly. Do a search here on installation of steering wheels. Some good info can be found.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 23rd, 04, 10:05 AM
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There are two springs that are supposed to be inside the plastic tube not one. Seems like you are missing one. You can try usuing the sring from a ball point pen. Just add it on top of the one thats already in there.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Apr 24th, 04, 07:45 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for your help.One more question,where does retaining spring locate on steering shaft in relationship to other parts?This spring is aprrox. 1 1/2" long very stout coil. thank you.
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