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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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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.

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'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'74 Nova Custom cp.
'73 Nova pro-street project
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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 !!!


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08 PONTIAC- G6
93 VETTE - 40TH ANIV RUBY RED LT1/6SPD/RAG TOP
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rcr3 
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08-04-17 02:46 AM - Post#2702748    
    In response to TAT_2

Good idea!

'67 Camaro survivor
'06 Z71 Sierra Ex Cab
'37 Chevy cp.SOLD!!6/7/14
'74 Nova Custom cp.
'73 Nova pro-street project
'17 Chevy Trax LT
'00 S10 Ex cab






 




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