Yeah you toasted the clock spring.
It's not that bad of a replacement. BUT!!!! Follow the installation directions to a tee or you'll be buying another one.
97 Sahara, 74 Renegade, 72 CJ5, 55 Willy's (the Beast) Boss 302, 6:34 gearing, Bose 901 speakers.
God I miss that Jeep. Forgot the kinda Jeep, 80 SX4.