|So - started today by cutting around the flange for the bottom mount for the column. You do not have to go very deep here, the flange is very thin. I went too deep, but not deep enough that I am worried about the shape of the remaining bits.|
|The El Camino flange fits just fine, although I am not sure how it should be oriented here. I also don't know what size the bolts are for the clamp; they're smaller than the 1/4" bolts I had to play with.|
Since the bolt spacing at the dash is wider on the Camaro column, I needed
to widen the bracket for the brake/clutch pedal.|
Apparently I needed a reminder that recently welded metal is hot; after I set myself on fire I stopped for the day.
So I still need to drill the pedal assembly, find bolts for the column base (and I suppose the scored bit of the insulation is the part I need to open up for the clutch pedal), and modify the bottom part of the dash. Then the column and pedals can be mounted.
I also looked at what modifications I'm going to need to make to the Camaro's brake booster. They are... substantial. I might be better off coming up with a regular El Camino booster.
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