When it comes to keeping musclecars, classics, and street rods on-course, Flaming River has things covered. Columns, racks, mounts, and electrical accessories are all on the menu, and at this year’s SEMA show we got a look at the latest hardware to keep your car on the straight and narrow. One of the highlights was their new-for-2013 Street Machine Tilt Column, which combines a ton of safety and convenience features into one part.
A glance through their website or catalog reveals just how extensive their line is, covering every variation you can think of:
Tilt or fixed wheel
Column mount ignition or dash key
Column or floor shift
Standard or collapsible column
Optional dimmer switch and cruise control fittings
Flaming River also offers their columns in a choice of mill finish, black powdercoat, or polished stainless.
Flaming River's collapsible safety columns use a section of the column with a precise laser-cut diamond pattern that allows the tube to fold up in a controlled manner in the event of a crash. The column can compress as much as 4 inches upon impact to help prevent injury. Take a close look and you can also see the neutral safety switch module to the left, which can be added to any column shift column.