The tilt wheel option was first offered by Chrysler in 1964. It was outsourced from Saginaw, a GM company. This link takes one to a detailed service bulletin for the mechanicals of the system as installed in a Chevrolet: http://www.jholst.net/tilt-wheel/1964-tilt-wheel.pdf The 1964 Chrysler Supplemental Service Manual covers the tilt wheel beginning on page 38: http://www.jholst.net/64-supplement/steering.pdf Electrically, the system requires a short transition wiring loom piece to change from the GM wiring to the Chrysler loom. A major difference is that the horn wire is included in the Chrysler connector but is separate in the GM wire bundle.
I have found that it is difficult to position the turn signal switch mounted near the floor board and that the Bowden cable from the hub to the switch was broken with no replacement available. Length is critical. I think my replacement came from a GTO, but can’t remember for sure.
David & All
I too have the Tilt wheel, does yours telescope? Mine does. I need a center cap for the steering wheel, do you have an extra? Also, do you have an extra steering wheel? Mine is marginal, and finding parts as you know is difficult, so when some body has one I must ask, you never know who has parts, also, if someone has the exploded view, give it to David first, and if available I also can use one.
PS: supposedly, the tilt/telescope column was sourced from General Motors (perhaps a Saginaw?), may help in the exploration for parts.
Posted by: "Rich Barber" <c300@xxxxxxx>
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