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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:42 pm 
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For those of you who are changing any part of your steering or column and you are no longer able to pass the wire down your column shaft. through the steering box,for the horn, I have a fix that may appeal to some of you. What you are will be ultimately doing is to pass the horn wire part way down the shaft and then exit. The wire is then soldered to a piece of brass tubing which has been glued, insulated, epoxied, siliconed, or whatever you like, to the steering shaft. Insure there is no contact between the shaft and the brass tube...Next, drill a small hole in the steering shaft, next to the brass tube. Run your wire down and out the hole and solder to the brass tube.
Next, you will drill a hole through the column tube, and install the insulated contact (see pic). The horn signal will pass to the contact and Then you can run your wiring as normal to its connection point. Got this idea from the cJ2A Jeep. They were all wired this way, because the steering box didn’t have a pass-through for the wire. Just make sure the brass tubing is insulated or you will have a constant horn. You can find the insulated contact at Walck’s 4 wheel drive. It is called a horn
Contact..here is the link.... http://walcks4wd.com/horn-brush-mb-gpw-cj2a.html .......
They sell the brass bushing, but it is to small in diameter for our fords steering shaft. You will have to source that from a local source or you can purchase
fron online metals. here is their website.... http://www.onlinemetals.com/ . Good luck


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:47 pm 
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Heres a couple more pics of the horn contact installation Good luck
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:52 pm 
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Good stuff.....thank you for posting it.

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Excellent tech,thank you for taking the time to share the information & post the photos.

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