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  1. Region 17 (NV)
    Good morning, I have had my car in the shop now for about a month, the car is now running but is not driveable because apparently my steering shaft is broken and I need to replace it, how often if at all does this happen? I have not moved the car in 5 years previous to it being in the shop, so...
  2. Electrical Systems
    I have a 79 el camino conquista and it has the tilt wheel. Its my daily driver and just a few dayas ago i started having a wierd problem. When i go to turn my headlights on in the morning by pulling the knob on the dashall the way out, only the parking lights come on. So i pulled the blinker...
  3. Interior Restoration
    Hi there: I am in the process of planning and doing a conversion from column shift to floor mount console. I am trying to get a stock look for my 85 EC as I am planning on installing the following: i.)factory shifter; ii.) factory brackets for console; iii.)factory console shifter column. I...
  4. Interior Restoration
    I was working on my gauge cluster yesterday, and got some sort of oily sludge all over my hands after touching the steering column. Upon further inspection, I noticed this dark-colored crud was all over the back of the steering wheel and on the column. What I'm wondering is: Is this some kind of...
  5. Engine Topics
    Hi, I've recently become the owner of a 1986 el camino that needs some tlc. First and foremost is the typical loose as hell tilt column. I have read the article about tightening the 4 bolts in the column but unfortunately for me no one will touch it with a 10 foot poll. I had one guy start to...
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