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We recently installed a Grant wooden three spoke steering wheel in my sons 1968 Cougar. The indicator stalk is super close to the wheel and you cannot help but hit the indicator when turning. What is the common fix for this issue? We have seen this same steering wheel in many Cougars and Mustangs, but never paid any attention to the distance between the wheel and indicator stalk.
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-Len
 

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Thats odd, I have the same wheel in my 68 and have no problems, I did with my horn but fixed that with washers where the wheel bolts to the column.
 

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Some aftermarket wheels are less "dished" than others. How 'bout unscrewing the indicator stalk and giving it a slight bend to provide some clearance.
 

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bending gives you a radial location problem---but throwing the turn signal stalk in a lathe and shorting the threaded end about 1" will probably cure your problem---i can't remember the thread size 0n the end(1/4-28 i think) but this worked on our 67
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On mine it's close as well, but I have learned to deal with it.
 

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bending gives you a radial location problem---but throwing the turn signal stalk in a lathe and shorting the threaded end about 1" will probably cure your problem---i can't remember the thread size 0n the end(1/4-28 i think) but this worked on our 67
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This would be my solution as well.
 

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I cut it down and it works like a champ.
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-Len
 

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Are you sure you are usuing the correct collar adapter? I'm sorry if this sounds like a stupid question.
 

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Yes, we used a Grant #3249 adapter with the 967-0 steering wheel.
-Len
 
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