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Username Post: Steering wheel counter weight        (Topic#346350)
Coley 
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08-01-17 09:22 PM - Post#2702411    

A friend of mine has a 1971 and a 1979 Vette and has found this under the steering wheel on both. It is a cast lead weight. Anyone know the reason for them?

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rcr3 
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rcr3
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08-02-17 02:43 AM - Post#2702426    
    In response to Coley

Vibration dampening.

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TAT_2 
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08-02-17 02:50 PM - Post#2702521    
    In response to rcr3

NEVER NOTICED THAT,BUT THEN I NEVER REMOVED THE STEERING WHEEL. COULD OF MELTED IT DOWN & MADE SOME SAND SINKERS,CAUGHT ME SOME SHARKS BUT THEN I WOULD NEED HELP REELING THEM IN.


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rcr3 
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08-03-17 04:35 AM - Post#2702618    
    In response to TAT_2

Chrysler started putting them on the K cars back in the early '80s.They NEEDED them.

'12 Cruze RS LTZ
'73 Nova hatchback Sold 12/23/12
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'74 Nova Custom cp.
'73 Nova pro-street project
'00 Chevy Blazer
'00 S10 Ex cab
'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'67 Camaro survivor




 
TAT_2 
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08-03-17 05:46 AM - Post#2702627    
    In response to rcr3

  • rcr3 Said:
Chrysler started putting them on the K cars back in the early '80s.They NEEDED them.


YO,I'LL ADD THAT TO MY VAST KNOWLEDGE OF NOTHING !!!


09 PONTIAC- VIBE
08 PONTIAC- G6
96 FURD SUPER CAB XLT 4X4
93 VETTE - 40TH ANIV RUBY RED LT1/6SPD/RAG TOP
NEXT ?


********
PREVIOUS VETTE'S 58,68,70,76,78,85,90
********


Blessed are the cross-eyed, for they will see God twice


 
rcr3 
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rcr3
Age: 66
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08-04-17 02:46 AM - Post#2702748    
    In response to TAT_2

Good idea!

'12 Cruze RS LTZ
'73 Nova hatchback Sold 12/23/12
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'74 Nova Custom cp.
'73 Nova pro-street project
'00 Chevy Blazer
'00 S10 Ex cab
'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'67 Camaro survivor




 




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