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I have a 68 and I want to get to the turn signal switch in the column. I've removed the horn cover, horn and the single large bolt but I can't get the steering wheel off.....any suggestions? Is there such a tool as a steering wheel puller?

I stopped because I didn't want to damage anything.

Any suggestions or guidance would be very helpful

Thanks

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Dumbo the backyard mechanic
 

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Yes there is! Go to the local parts store and they should let you rent it or loan it out. It's a specialized modified pulling tool.
 

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Yes, there is such a tool. Most auto parts chain stores rent steering wheel pullers for a few dollars per day or you can purchase one if you want to add one to your tool arsenal.
 

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There is for the'65/66 model so I assume the '68 is the same. A gear puller does the same thing - you just need properly sized bolts.

The steering wheel slides over a splined shaft.
 

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go to AutoZone Oriley's (or AutoZone) and get you a steering wheel puller. Picture a bar with 3 holes in it. 1 bolt on each side screws into the holes on the steering wheel and the center hole is where the bolt pushes down on the shaft, pushing the steering wheel off of it.
 

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Thanks for the advise - I'll head down to my local parts store
 
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