1. jonn6464

    jonn6464 1970 Duster FABO Gold Member

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    Anybody know what this bolt is for?
    It was in the bag with bolts and parts from when I removed my steering column.
    I can't find anything that looks like it in the exploded view in the FSM. It says MF on the head.
    Thank you.

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  2. Princess Valiant

    Princess Valiant Duster specialist

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    Steering column bolt

    The steering column mounts at 3 points under the dash frame. The two closer to the driver are nuts with that same washer, and the 3rd point is that bolt and washer.

    They are very specific to the steering column
     
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    • Dragonsteel

      Dragonsteel Well-Known Member

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      Looks like a steering column bolt that hold the column up to the dash, the front two are nuts, but the back one is a bolt.
       
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      • Princess Valiant

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        The nuts are also very specific

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        • RedFish

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          Agree with above comments. That bolt goes into a caged nut. DO NOT cross thread that fecker. I wont ever carry my air ratchet under there again. Point and shoot ruined my day.
           
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          • jonn6464

            jonn6464 1970 Duster FABO Gold Member

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            Ah, I see. So, the front 2 mounting points are on the studs and the bolt goes in the mount closest to the firewall.

            Thanks for the reply.
             
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            Yep, and one of the 2 studs gets a ring terminal from a little ground jumper wire with additional nut on top.
             
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            • krazykuda

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              • jonn6464

                jonn6464 1970 Duster FABO Gold Member

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                Where does the other end of that ground jumper wire go? Steering column jacket?
                 
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                Yes.
                 
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