steering box adjustment

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  1. cenc1984

    cenc1984 killa 72

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    i have about 2in. of play in my steering wheel . How do i adjust the box. I have a chiltons and a moters manuels and they dont help. thanks pops
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    box adjustment

    Neither of your manuals explains the box adjustment? Anyway, there is a nut on the top of the box. 11/16 th I believe, loosen that nut just a bit and turn the adjuster ( the thing inside the nut) in with a large screwdriver. Maybe a 1/4 turn at a time. Best done with the frt end off the ground. You should also refill the box with grease. (Take out 2 of the top cover bolts, fill into one until it comes out the other) Be aware that this adjustment can easily be made too tight and any adjustment you do to the box will NOT compensate for other worn out and /or damaged frt end/steering parts. Good luck !!
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    cenc1984 killa 72

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    thank you for the help!i was very careful not to over tighten . i left some play for extra safty . i also fill the box with grease it took about 1.5 tubes. i posted about 2weeks ago about front end aligenment .I took it to the shop got it done right!!!!!!

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