Flaming River Column Placement

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering and Chassis' started by cbdhalgren, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. cbdhalgren

    cbdhalgren New Member

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    Anyone have measurements for how far out from the dash the steering wheel should be placed?

    Took the old column out of my 68 Barracuda before getting the bright idea to replace it with a Flaming River column. Of course, I now don't have any measurements to work off.

    I attached some pictures of it mocked up with approx 3 inches of column extending through the firewall as Flaming River suggested. Feels like the steering wheel is a bit closer then the original column when I sit in the driver's seat.

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    Figured I would circle around on this. The car is factory power steering equipped. I ended up going with 37 inch length measuring from shaft end to the end of the column. I also have a 6 bolt steering wheel adapter that adds 2.5 inches. The Momo steering wheel mounts fairly flat to this. The slip style inner shaft gives me another 2 inches or so to work around steering wheel swap or power box changes.

    The Flaming River swap isn't the cheapest option, for sure, but it is pretty straight forward. The tilt is nice too.

    Wiring was a little different then the instructions. Included an image of my mapping.

    Parts List:
    FR20101MPA - Abody floor mount
    FR20119TA-BK - black 5/6 bolt adapter
    FR20118-8 - micro switch for headlight dimmer
    FR20006CPBK - black Mopar floor shift column

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