GM Truck steering wheel in a FJ40?

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Hello,
Although I have just registered, I've been participating the list for quite a while... great source of info. Thanks everyone who makes this forum possible ( I have saved a lot of money during the last restoration project).
Now for the question. I have a newer GM truck steering wheel out of a 2000 Silverado. I would like to try to fit it, and was wondering if anyone has done it? (I have access to the Instrument Panel that the wheel came from). I have power steering (GM Saginaw) and will be dropping in a new engine + automatic trans later. Wiring is not an issue since that's what I do for a living here in the Detroit area. Any suggestions are appreciated.
 
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I am putting a older tilt coloumn out of an 81 trans in my 72 fj40 am and I found the wiring codes on the internet its really easy for me cuz I only need the signal lever hooked up

a new one soulndt be too hard to figure out
 

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Make sure the column is going to be long enough from the dash to where you need it when in your driving position. I used a newer style the first time I put a column in and it was too much of a reach to the wheel. Newer cars seem to have the dash sticking out closer to the driver.
 

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