R. E. wrote:
The column for 1951 is longer than the 49/50. Might cut it to length. Also 1951 has provision for turn signals.
DO NOT cut a 51 FOM steering column! It's a 1951 FOM ONLY item,and can be hard to find as well as pricey.
Why cut up something you could sell and get enough money to buy a more modern one and have cash left over. Pretty much any auto trans steering column from a 50's or 60 car would work. You are going to be cutting it off and using some sort of joint to connect it to the steering box anyhow.
Not to mention that it is almost impossible to find a turn signal switch for a 51 these days,and they do wear out.
Need Bellhousing for 51 Ford 226 flat 6 with Fordomatic,need 226 1brl carb with dashpot,need FOM steering column dash trim.