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Re: [oletrucks] Donor Driveline

To: Paul Blosser <paulb@todays-tech.com>,
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Donor Driveline
From: "Alan D. Gingles" <agingles@nucleus.com>
Date: Sun, 28 May 2000 09:17:51 -0600
Paul Blosser wrote:

> ~SNIP~
> Also, does anybody have any ideas about hooking up a column shift (from
> a Chevy van) to a TH 350 automatic transmission?  In the van, there is a
> pivot bar that mounts between the frame and the tranny and as the sifter
> moves a rod back and forth it causes this rod to pivot which in turn
> engages the transmission gears.  One of the car magazines recently had
> an article about using a B&M shift cable and adapting this to shift via
> a cable.  Any other ideas?  What have you done?
> Thanks,
> Paul Blosser
> 1954 3100


    When I built my '48, I used the tilt column from a full size Pontiac. I
used the pivot bar from the same car. I had to drill a hole in the frame,
and had to narrow the bar to fit, but it was a very simple install. 20,000
miles later and no problems at all. Best part was the price...free!
Alan & Karen Gingles
Calgary, Alberta

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