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Right Hand Steering column ID needed


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Hi Bob, Studebaker did use a steering box that is in the same configuration as a teens RHD car but I don't think this box is anywhere that new. Everything about it looks early teens to my eye. The Studebaker unit is a more modern design, just configured in what we consider a RHD orientation. Pitman arm to the right rather than the normal LHD pitman arm to the left.

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If you notice the mounting lug on the top of the steering box that would be used to mount the support bracket for the gearing to convert the motion of the spark and throttle levers from parallel to perpendicular. It is my thought that this steering gear may be 1912-13 but likely earlier as right hand steering was really out of vouge by and during the early teens. I wish I had a wealth of early automobile literature to check out but I don't.

Al

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I wish the steering gear and the trans were a pair, but they are not.  The steering gear spent years in a 1905 Thomas.  (The determination is that the steering gear is not correct for a Thomas).

Al

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