The clutch linkage clip requires removal and pushrod disengagement fromthe clutch cross-shaft. The clutch cross-shaft (Z-bar) does not requireremoval. Notice that the steering column is removed. The steering-columnshaft is retained with a 3/8-24 12-point bolt. Make sure to line up theflat spot on the steering-column shaft. The flat section of the steeringcolumn must be perpendicular to the bolt hole in the steering coupling.Thread damage will occur if the bolt is forced into the steeringcoupling. When retightening the steering-column-shaft retainer bolt, besure to torque it to 45 lb-ft. After tightening, check the steeringshaft for play, as an additional torque setting of 50 lb-ft may berequired.