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12/2/12 10:37am - Original Message: 'Need help to identify this'
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edgwood, MD - USA

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1975 convertible,with the hard top and power streering.it a 350 L48 with auto trans. the color is light blue.

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 While I was working on the car I notice this...it don't look right so I want to look into changing it. This is where the steering column connects to the steering box. My problem I don't know what it called to look it up.  Rick

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12/2/12 11:37am - Reply: 'Re: Need help to identify this'
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Germansville, PA - USA

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1974 Coupe 358ci 4 speed Black w/Medium Saddle interior w/79 custom leather seats. 1999 Covertible, 6 speed, Atomic orange, Oak interior

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Most commonly called a rag joint...doing search at Ecklers the term rag joint brings up what you want.

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12/2/12 11:45am - Reply: 'Re: Need help to identify this'
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Duncanville, TX - USA

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#1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/ Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight" #2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas

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"Rag Joint" or "Steering Coupler"...either is accepted terminology.
Resist the urge to buy a "Repair Kit"....the kind that just comes with a new rubber/flex part, and a couple of bolts. Bite the bullet, and get a "real" coupler....you'll be much more happy...and safer, imho.Thumbs Up


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12/2/12 2:24pm - Reply: 'Re: Need help to identify this'
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edgwood, MD - USA

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1975 convertible,with the hard top and power streering.it a 350 L48 with auto trans. the color is light blue.

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Thanks for the help guys ,part ordered. Rick

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12/2/12 11:07pm - Reply: 'Re: Need help to identify this'
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Lakeside, AZ - USA

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1975 C3 Stingray

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I actually replaced mine today, fairly easy...with the headers off and the interior of the car out :)
I got the rubber piece from Napa (coupler rebuild kit was about 12.00


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