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Steering column spline adapter

How do you get it off ?

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You'll need a specialized puller to remove it. You can fabricate one with a pair of vice grips and a regular gear puller.You attatch the gear puller to the back of the adapter and use the vice grips to hold the puller jaws together and slowly pull the adapter off.

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