View Full Version : steering column interchange
05-05-2008, 10:44 PM
when doing the 89-94 dash swap into the 84-88 rangers, can you use the explorer steering column or are they different than the rangers???
05-05-2008, 10:54 PM
cant you use your original column? idk, but i thought the only difference was the steering wheel... i may be wrong though
05-05-2008, 11:03 PM
Well Im switching over to auto so I had planned on using the explorer column, but it isn't fitting as I thought it would. Maybe I do need a ranger column???
I had to move the mounting bracker on the column up since the whole column seems to be a hair longer than the ranger column. And there's no room to connect the ignition switch pigtail in either, so might have to make a trip to the local yard and see what i come up with.
05-07-2008, 11:59 AM
figured it out. i had to remove the steering shaft from the column to the gear box, install the column and then reinstall the shaft. works now.
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