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  Topic: steering opinion
Desertbusman

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:08 pm   Subject: steering opinion
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That's where earlies wear. And only with a couple thousandths wear on the shaft or in the housing bore it results in a hefty sounding clank whe ...
  Topic: steering opinion
SGKent

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:24 pm   Subject: steering opinion
If you aren't up to it remember that a steering component failure can cause accidents and even death so don't take on a task you aren't qualified for.

I rebuilt a junkyard pre-'73 worm and peg stee ...
  Topic: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes
Desertbusman

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:17 pm   Subject: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes

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another thing i forgot to mention, the pin in the peg i'm assuming is suppose to roll on the bearings, correct? this one didn't. i can't imagi ...
  Topic: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:36 pm   Subject: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes

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another thing i forgot to mention, the pin in the peg i'm assuming is suppose to roll on the bearings, correct? this one didn't. i can't ...
  Topic: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes
SGKent

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 7:19 pm   Subject: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes
What do you mean by ball? ... Ray

Ray - I should have said roller instead of ball. The early box peg is held with rollers whereas the late box has a different style peg - more like another worm. ...
  Topic: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2012 4:52 pm   Subject: Quality of rebuilt early steering boxes
as promised


you can see the lower cover to the right, but a plain old washer was what the "rebuilt" steering box used to take up the slop

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