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Lightweight steering for ‘vintage’ Hondas


“Vintage” may have to be redefined when it comes to the growing popularity among car collectors with Japanese vehicles, where “vintage” can mean vehicles from the late rather than the early years of the 20th Century.

With that in mind, Michigan-based steering column producer ididit, which has specialized in steering gear for American muscle cars and hot rods, has introduced a Pro-Fab Lightweight Column designed for 1988-91 Honda Civic and CRX vehicles.

Honda steering, Lightweight steering for ‘vintage’ Hondas, ClassicCars.com Journal
New lightweight steering columns available for Civic and CRX

“The ultra-lightweight race column weighs as little as 3 pounds, a significant weight savings over the factory column when equipped with a lightweight, quick-release steering hub and steering wheel,” the company said. 

“The Pro-Fab slides directly in place of the factory column and bolts directly to the factory mounting points and factory steering shaft.”

Trever Cornwell of ididit added that the new column “is ideal for Honda drag racing, autocross, road course and off-road racing applications.”

For details, visit the ididit website.


Larry Edsall
Larry Edsall
A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.


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