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1957 Chevy Front Steer Rack Tilt Column Shift Steering Column - Paintable Steel

Retrofit 1957 Chevy Tri-Five Tilt Column Shift Steering Column with Front Steer Rack - Paintable Steel
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Pricing: $843.00


Add the convenience of a column shift to your classic! Available with 8-position tilt or space-saving straight. This column comes complete with a neutral safety switch, as well as everything you'll need to use your original dash indicator (aftermarket shift indicator sold separately). The shift pattern on the column allows you to use either a 3 or 4-speed automatic transmission (except early Powerglides, as they have a reverse pattern transmission). A solid shift linkage (new or original) is required for installation and will attach to the lower shift arm provided on the column. This column is designed for your front steer rack and comes with an extended lower shaft to lessen the angle of your u-joint.

Special Notes

A Cable Shift Linkage Kit is NOT recommended for use with Tri-Fives

Warning: The 1957 Tilt Column Shift column will move the steering wheel 2" closer to your body compared to the original. To alleviate this issue use the available straight 1957 column shift or a "Shorty" 9 bolt adaptor with an aftermarket wheel.

Installation Kits

Kit Type 605 BOX
Contents Rag Joint/Floor Mount/Flasher Kit Coupler/Floor Mount/Flasher Kit Floor Mount/Flasher Kit
1955 3005004005 3004001005 3008001005
1956 3005004006 3004001006 3008001006
1957 3005004007 3004001007 3008001007


Kit Type 605 BOX
Contents Rag Joint/Floor Mount Coupler/Floor Mount Floor Mount
1955-1957 3005004000 3004001000 2401400010

1955-57 Chevy Tri-Five - Column Shift - Installation Kit

Retrofit Series

Original Harness
For vehicles with an original factory harness, a 4-way flasher kit is included in your installation kit.  This 4-way flasher kit will not only add safety to your vehicle, but will also convert your original wiring harness to the 3 7/8" plug found on your ididit column.

Aftermarket Harness
Many aftermarket wiring companies offer replacement harnesses that incorporate a 4-way flasher unit as well as the flat 3 7/8" plug.  If you are using one of these harnesses, a 4-way flasher kit is not necessary.

Floor Mount
A new floor mount is required for ALL installations.  The original will not fit the ididit steering column.

Power Box
A rag joint is required if using a power box.  The rag joint has 2 different functions.  One, as a coupler between the lower shaft of the column and the input shaft of the gearbox.  Two, as a vibration reducer which helps isolate pulsations commonly felt from the power steering pump.

Manual Box
If using the original box the shaft will need to be cut and modified and a coupler will need to be installed.

No Box Specified
If you are unsure whether you are using a box or a rack, give us a call and we can help determine what you have and what application will work the best.


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