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    Posted: 30-May-2014 at 7:01AM
Just installed my grant wheel.Model 966 I believe.Only trouble was spring is too small or to big.Oh ya if you decide to get one first get paint to match your column. The black looks kinda not right.
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I had problems with the horn button spring too, Ended up having to grind the steering shaft down a tad so the horn button could fully snap into place and function correctly. Kind of fun when that bugger snaps itself off in the middle of the night and you are woken up to a horn blowing.. Also had to drop the seat lower as the wheel was blocking my view of the speedo and tach.

Get some decent paint and do up the allen screws on it right away, The factory finish rusts within a year on those.


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Johnny cash Special 74-75-76 freak. 77 XR7. 78 LTD II sport looks pretty but poop 302 in it.
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Ya just happen while we were at church. Neighbor came over and disconnected the wire.What allen screws. I think I will glue the spring to the horn button.You are suppose to hook the spring over the shaft. Its to big.
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Had one in my 78 LTD II. Never could get the horn to work and the position did block viewing the speedo.

I've liked the Ford sport steering wheel much better ever since....
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This is a 15in.no problem with speedo just stupid horn button.Should have lift my pinto one on it but the chrome was bad.
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Fordpower, hope this helps. I installed a Grant wheel on my '74 Ranchero & used  this Superior horn kit #86-5730. I didn't have any of the issues you're having. P.S. THE# MAY BE OBSOLETE BY NOW. Brian
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Its the spring. Its suppose to fit over the shaft or nut tightly mine does not. Horn button flew off when we were in church.My horn is a boat air horn. got the attention of the neighbors.They unhooked it.
Thanks for the diag.it's still the same.
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