This steering column is for older fords with a 3/4 - 36 spline gearbox that mounts behind the wheels. It is shorter in length and has only one u-joint. the complete column includes column, quick release and steering wheel. The quick release is shipped loose to be welded on at installation. This will fit most t-birds, some lincolns and ltds in the pre-78 era. Please check spline count and diameter on steering box and length before ordering.