Collapsible Steering Colum and U-Joint Kit
Universal Fit, Straight Column Type, Floor Shifter Location, 20 Spline Count, Collapsible
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(1) Speedway Collapsible Steering Column
(1) Sweet Mfg. Weld-On U-Joint 3/4 Inch-20 Spline to 3/4 Inch Round
Speedway Collapsible Steering Column
If you have ever crashed hard, you know the steering column can leave a big dent in your chest. These collapsible steering columns are not only safer, but much easier to install. Includes easy-install steering wheel disconnect and 3/4" mounting rod end. Adjustable from 22-1/2" to 32" in length.
- 22-½ to 32” column measured from the end of the shaft to the base of the quick release hub
- Quick release hub adds an additional 2” to the overall length
- O.D. of the main body is 1.125"
- O.D. of the bottom shaft is .750 and 20 spline
- Splined end accepts a variety of U-joint for attachment to your steering shaft or gear
- O.D. of the main hub sleeve is 2.525”
- O.D. of the hub sleeve flange is 3.17”
- Centerline of column to end of threads on ¾” heim mount is 3”
- Heim mount is adjustable forward/rearward to suit customers mounting requirements
- Column Type: Straight
- Shifter Location: Floor
- Overall Length: 32"
- Spline OD: 0.75"
- Spline Count: 20
- Collapsible: Yes
Sweet Mfg. Weld-On U-Joint 3/4 Inch-20 Spline to 3/4 Inch Round
Don't jeopardize your safety with inferior quality steering components. Speedway offers only the finest steering U-joints available. Made by Sweet Manufacturing. All of these steering universal joints have 3/4 weld-on ends. U-joints available for round or double D shaft.
- Full compliment bearings
- Forged Vanadium steel yokes and u-joint
- Highest quality for racing
- Features needle bearing u-joints
- U-Joint=3.875" L x 1.375" D
- Universal Joint Style: Single Joint
- End #1: 3/4" Round
- End #2: 3/4"-20 Spline
- Spline Count: 20
- Spline End: 3/4"-20
- Overall Length: 3.75"
- Outside Diameter: 1.355"
- Max Operating Angle: 30 °
- Set Screw Included: Yes
- Material Type: Steel
Learn more about u-joints and steering systems by reading our tech article. U-Joint Selection and Design.
Tech Tip #1: When using more than two universal joints in a system, a support heim must be used.
Tech Tip #2: Increasing a U-Joint's angle of operation beyond 30° dramatically increases the stress on the joint, weakening the whole steering mechanism. If a greater angle is needed, add another u-joint.
When purchasing U-Joints, 3 easy steps will help ensure that they will be correct for your application.
Be sure to measure the diameter of the shaft and count the number of splines on the shaft. Some shafts have a blank spot ground on one side. To get the correct number of splines, use a flat edge and cover the blank half of the shaft through the diameter and count the splines on the other half. Multiply that number by 2, thus giving you the total number of splines on the full circumference of the shaft.
Choose which shaft type best suits your application: 3/4" weld on, 3/4" DD or 1" DD.
With these two pieces of information at hand, refer to our chart to find the appropriate part number of the u-joint for your specific application.
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What's In The Kit
Speedway Collapsible Steering Column, 22-1/2 - 32 InchPart # 91032304Qty x 1
Sweet Mfg. U-Joint, 3/4 Inch-20 Spline to 3/4 Inch Round, Weld-OnPart # 91032247Qty x 1
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Q & A
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