There's an old saying car painters like to use that says: "If nothing else, get the driver's door and the hood painted right." Obviously the reason to make these areas look nice is because they are always under the driver's nose. Move inside to the vehicle's interior and there's an area that's right in the driver's face: the dashboard. When it came time to upgrade the appearance of the Americruise truck's interior our motivation went a little beyond just cosmetic concerns. We needed to make the truck more functional, and comfortable as well. This is where the folks at ididit came in with their new bolt-in tilt-wheel steering column kit that includes an ignition switch built into the column, same as original steering columns that came in '73-87 Chevy and GMC trucks. Ditching the ugly GM stocker and popping in the ididit unit meant we could take care of a horn that didn't work, an ignition switch that was worn out, and be able to tilt the steering wheel to where we could view all of our Dakota Digital gauges without having to duck around the steering wheel rim. If one has never swapped out a steering column before it can be a little time-consuming, but that's what we are here for. Follow along as we swap out the steering column, change the steering wheel, plus install a new dashpad from Brothers all in a mere matter of hours. Note that ididit specifies their column fits '73-78 C10s, but our C10 is a '79 and it went right in. We advise researching fitment to later years, but feel confident there's a good chance the kit will fit some newer models as well.

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Ididit
610 S. Maumee Street
Tecumseh
MI  49286
517-424-0577
http://www.ididit.com
Borgeson Universal
91 Technology Park Drive
Torrington
CT  06790
860-482-8283
https://www.borgeson.com
Brothers
801 E Parkridge Ave
Corona
CA  92879
800-977-2767
www.brotherstrucks.com
Zoops
931 E. Lincoln Street
Banning
CA  92220
951-922-2396
www.zoops.com
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