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Old 08-24-2011, 06:17 AM
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steering box.

It's bit a long time since I had one apart but most long shaft steering boxes have a cover-bearing plate with 4 or 5 bolts that you take off to get apart apart and the shaft and gear (one piece) come out the bottom some of those gear boxes were recirculating ball type I think G M use them a few years before Ford, A ball type as a lot of ball bearing balls that are inside , don't lose any when you take it apart. The slotted screw is used to set end plac cleaarance-bearing preload.
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