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QUESTION: Hi Douglas,

I own a 1991 Chevy Silverado C-1500 Pickup; V-6; 5-speed manual transmission.  Would you please be so kind as to help me find illustrations of the steering column for a 5-speed transmission so that I might know which parts I will need to repair lever right below the ignition switch.  Someone tried to steal my pickup and broke the above mentioned lever.

I've found many illustrations of the steering column for 1991 Silverado C-1500s, but they are for V-8s with automatic transmissions with the transmission shift level attached on the steering column.


ANSWER: Hello Angel:
Sorry about your truck

Here is an exploded view of your column
Exploded view
Here are the parts we stock for your column.  
Lower Bowl
Rack gear Kit

They should be right.  If you need the trip lever also, I believe we have a couple left.  I will have to price them out.
You can email me directly at ''


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QUESTION: Hi Douglas,

Thank you very much for your sources and your prompt reply to my question.  Do you the part number name and part number?  It's just the lever right below the ignition switch on the steering column on a floor mounted stick shift that you need to pull before you can remove the ignition key.


Hi Angel...

Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.  We are moving our offices and I was detained.
We do not have a part number for that part, but we do have that part in stock.  It is not listed on our website, but the cost for that 'trip lever' would be $38.10 plus shipping.

Again, if you want to order these parts, we need to contact each other directly.
My email is ''

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Douglas Gan


My specialties are stolen vehicles, steering column and ignition locks repair, airbag service and installation and diagnosis. My work includes both domestic (USA) vehicles and foreign designs.


30 years owning a company that specializes in steering columns, ignition & airbag related problems

GM certified, ASE certified, 4 yrs college, Mech Tech degree
I own multiple auto repair companies and can help you professionally through any of our websites at: ---- we stock many older steering column parts and can rebuild your column if you ship it to us --- we sell airbag replacement information (no parts) -- we perform investigations for many types of vehicle claims
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