Tuff Wheel adapter question?

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  1. GStewart

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    Purchased an original tuff wheel adapter for my 71 Demon from e-bay, listed as fitting A or B body, went to put it on today and appears the splines are different. The adapter splines appear smaller/finer and do not have the master spline. Is there a difference between the 69 and earlier steering shaft as opposed to the 70 and later? Did a little research and all I came up with is some conflicting information on Little Red/Warlock/Cbody adapters. Would like to positivly identify the one I have so I can resell. Thanks.
     
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    If it don't have a major keyway it's for the trucks cars have a major key way and all cars b.c.a.f body's all work
     
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      Cant say I have ever seen a different spline. Could it possibly be for a tilt column? Tilts are a whole different animal compared to the standard columns.
       
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        I've only ran into the two different ones in my 55years one with keyway and one without
         
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          No key way is truck as mentioned above.

          The splines themselves are also different, so they do not interchange.
           
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            no key way is right but they do interchange. I have one on my 74 charger steering column that is out of a ramcharger.
             
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              I tried a truck one on a car shaft last night before I posted above, no go.
               
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              interesting , that I yanked one off a 77 ramcharger steering column and it is now on my dodge charger column , the only adapter I have had in years.
               
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