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Old 09-03-2006, 01:13 AM   #1
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Caprice Steering Column

Hi i just got a 87 Chev Caprice free from a friend. It was his moms car and while she owned it it was stolen from the mall parking lot and found later with no wheels on it. But anyway The steering column eventually got lose from being stolen snd now it moves loosely and the ignition linkage is misalligned so when you turn they key to start it cant turn far enough to start the car. anyone famillar with these cars and how i can tighten the column down?
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Old 09-03-2006, 01:22 AM   #2
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Hi i just got a 87 Chev Caprice free from a friend. It was his moms car and while she owned it it was stolen from the mall parking lot and found later with no wheels on it. But anyway The steering column eventually got lose from being stolen snd now it moves loosely and the ignition linkage is misalligned so when you turn they key to start it cant turn far enough to start the car. anyone famillar with these cars and how i can tighten the column down?
You're in luck. Have I got some good news for you. Since you got the car for free, that means you have enough money left over to purchase one of these.





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Old 09-03-2006, 02:56 AM   #3
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i know i need one

i went to checked like 5 mins before closing and theyre out of the caprice manual, i guess i gotta wait till tommorow, i just wanted some ideas.
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