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Hey guys,

Been driving my 1976 f250 with very little issues, steering feels okay but I noticed that the steering wheel column at the base (under the hood) looks like this. Wondering if anyone thinks it’s a “red alert” issue that I neeed to fix right away and how I would even do that.
Automotive tire Motor vehicle Wood Automotive exterior Helmet

I filmed a video of it functioning also if anyone needs to see that.
Thanks as always for any help!
 

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That scenario is a catastrophic failure waiting to happen. When the lower shaft bearing slips out and not noticed it will wipe out the rag joint (like it has).
I had a rag joint fail in my 64 Falcon Sprint when I was a kid. Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride to say the least!
Replace both asap!
 
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