9. You will reuse your existing column tube, but it must be modified to fit over the electric steering assembly. Measure from the steering wheel end of the column down 13½-inches and scribe a cut line. Remove the turn signal switch and wiring harness, then cut completely through the column tube at the cut line. Remove the column head and use a small chisel and hammer to break the spot welds on the internal wire channel and remove the channel from the column tube.