Steering Column

The automotive steering column is a device intended primarily for connecting the steering wheel to the steering mechanism or transferring the driver's input torque from the steering wheel.

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Chevrolet Corvair - Production Notes
... Mid year introduction of Z17 'steering and suspension" option includes special springs with rates increased approximately 25%, special shock absorbers, a 161 steering box and ... New options include 140 hp (100 kW) engine, telescopic steering column, AM/FM, FM stereo, heavy duty oil bath air cleaner precleaner system with engine ... Late 1965 modification to steering shaft adds a U-joint and floor reinforcement to reduce risks of column intrusion in collisions ...
Steering Column - Regulatory Requirements
... In the United States, steering columns are governed by several federal regulatory requirements, notably FMVSS 108, 114 and 208 ...
Pontiac Catalina - 1965–1970
... all the new US Government-mandated safety equipment including an energy-absorbing steering column, safety steering wheel, dual-circuit hydraulic brake system, and soft interior parts ... All 1969 GM cars (except the Corvair) got a new locking steering column that would become a Federal requirement starting with the 1970 models ... Variable-ratio power steering was a new option this year and front disc brakes were now automatically included when the power brake option was ordered ...
Checker Motors Corporation - Consumer Vehicles
... Starting in 1967, an energy-absorbing steering column was fitted to meet safety regulations, similar in appearance to AMC's column ... '69 cars got high-rise headrests, and 1970 models adapted the Government-required steering column and shift lever lock ... During the 1970s, Checkers adopted a standard Chevrolet steering column assembly, including steering wheel (sans the "Chevrolet" badges), shift lever ...

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