Re: New to group, and need help...
"Hairy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> "dbpbandit" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> I'm trying to restore my Grandpas 1965 Ford F250 and I could really use
>> some help... I've been working on this truck - on and off - for years
>> but now I really need to get focused and get it done. Being such a
>> simple, basic vehicle you would think it would be easy to do - but it
>> seems like every time I go into a parts store, the kids behind the
>> counter have no clue how to look up parts for something that's not in
>> the computer. Took them 30 min. to get me a set of points for the thing
>> and the kid helping me had no clue as to what purpose they served.
>> currently, I'm working on the steering column, I'm looking for the pin
>> that connects the shifter lever to the 3 speed column shift collar. I
>> just ordered the other related parts from LMC but they don't carry the
>> pin and I don't have the original. Does anyone know of a good source
>> for these? Or maybe something else besides a screw, bailing wire and
>> duct tape? Any help would be appreciated, thanks...
> Don't know what kind of pin it is, but if it's a common roll pin, any good
> hardware store should have a good selection to pick from.
I believe that's all it is, a common roll pin. Try to find a nail or
something that fits semi-tightly in the hole and take that with you to the
hardware store and just ask the clerk for that size roll pin... He should be
able to fix you right up, or at least one close enough to work..