Making sure the steering wheel points "up" when you want it to.
We wanted the column to come out at the same line as the center of the steering wheel, which is also where we put the wiper. That way, everything will be in line. The only people that will probably notice it are those who are watching this buildup, but it'll still be ambiguously appealing.
Mounting an ididit steering column in our '32 Ford.
I was hoping to use only two u-joints for this car, but after mocking it up and finding that the shaft is too close to the header, it'll have to be three.