I needed help, and asked the forum. Not only did they identify the shaft in question as one out of a 4-speed equipped Hawk or GT Hawk, a fellow SDC Member from Canada had one on a '61 Hawk parts car. So, thanks to Gord, I soon had the correct operating shaft for this swap in hand.
|First, a little clean up with a wire brush|
First, drill a hole in some stock:
|Is it just me, or is there a bit of a wobble in that bit? Might be time for some new bearings in the drill press.|
Then a 90 degree bend (hammer time!):
|Time to pull it back off and paint it.|