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Steering wheel clockspring....

Are the steering wheel clocksprings the same from an automatic transmission to a manual transmission in a '97?
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...Yeah,the only difference listed is with or without cruise..................
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...Yeah,the only difference listed is with or without cruise..................
so if i got a steering column that didn't have cruise from the factory, then i could use my clockspring and have curise?

do you know if the '98+ steering columns are the same as the '95-'97?

will the ignition switch swap from column to column? I don't want to have 2 different keys (door and ignition)


the reason I ask, is that is the last part I need to finish my auto to manual swap.......
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you should be able to use the auto column, just get a manual cover for the top.


whats the problem with it?
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so if i got a steering column that didn't have cruise from the factory, then i could use my clockspring and have curise?

do you know if the '98+ steering columns are the same as the '95-'97?

will the ignition switch swap from column to column? I don't want to have 2 different keys (door and ignition)


the reason I ask, is that is the last part I need to finish my auto to manual swap.......
To answer in the order you have listed....yes on the clock spring,most parts from '98 are the same as 95-97,and yes the tumbler is the same....
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you should be able to use the auto column, just get a manual cover for the top.


whats the problem with it?
it has the shifter still on it and the manual steering column has the key release switch and the auto column doesn't.....
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To answer in the order you have listed....yes on the clock spring,most parts from '98 are the same as 95-97,and yes the tumbler is the same....
do the steering shafts connect the same way on the '93-'97 Rangers as the '98+?
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it has the shifter still on it and the manual steering column has the key release switch and the auto column doesn't.....
cant you just put all of the parts on it, or is the column itself different?
one would think the main part of the column would be the same.
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do the steering shafts connect the same way on the '93-'97 Rangers as the '98+?
the upper shaft is the same,the intermediate and lower are different,this is where the columns differ at the lower end
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cant you just put all of the parts on it, or is the column itself different?
one would think the main part of the column would be the same.
i think the column itself is different.....the auto column has a safety feature somewhere in it that requires the shifter to be in the park position before you can remove the key.......


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the upper shaft is the same,the intermediate and lower are different,this is where the columns differ at the lower end
so I could technically swap in 1/2 of the steering column.....do you have an exploded view of were they are the same from?
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