Re: Auto or manual steering column?
The bar or lever goes into the steering column right. There was a rod that ran from the transmission up to that lever on both automatics and manual cars. Normally if you put headers on the car you had to remove the rod. Once you remove it you can turn the collar all the way CCW so the car will start and the steering wheel will lock also. The only thing is if you removed that rod it also activated the reverse lights. You can put a switch on the transmission itself that gets activated by the reverse linkage to turn on the reverse lights.
71 Malibu, Cottonwood Green, 396 BBC, AutoGear M22W 4 speed, 12 bolt 3:55 posi.