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  Topic: Steering Box replacement in a 1971 VW Bay Window Bus
Tcash

Replies: 24
Views: 10848

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 10:55 am   Subject: Re: Steering Box replacement in a 1971 VW Bay Window Bus
Oil came out when I removed the adjustment screw.
You should not have done this. The adjustment procedure in the Bentley is very detailed.
This is a roadside adjustment procedure at best.
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  Topic: How to get rid of steering slop
Tom Powell

Replies: 44
Views: 9200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:11 pm   Subject: Re: How to get rid of steering slop

Alan Schofield is who makes them I believe.

http://www.alanhschofield.com/ourparts/prod_2850482-Steering-peg-211415223B.html

Might want to read this thread about the quality of rebuilt boxes. ...
  Topic: How to get rid of steering slop
SGKent

Replies: 44
Views: 9200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2015 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: How to get rid of steering slop
Did you tell him thanks? I know doing the R&R is good for the bones.

No I didn't thank him and rolling around on the cement I don't have the padding that you do. The R&R&R&R is ge ...
  Topic: steering opinion
SGKent

Replies: 53
Views: 14696

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
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Replies: 72
Views: 17739

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

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/9511 ...
 
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