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Re: Early model 8N steering correction

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Bob Purinton

05-12-2013 04:21:29
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I have the same problem with my '48 8N.

I was told that only the left side could be turned and that mine hadn't been touched. Also, could only turn it a quarter turn. If it needed turned more it was rebuild time or upgrade to newer steering box.

My steering has about 5-6 inches of play at the steering wheel. The left side seems tight but the right side is loose.

I see some bushings are still available on this site or just8n's site. Which ones will fix our problems?

I'd like to keep the original steering box.

Thanks.

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Mr. T. Minnesota

05-12-2013 10:05:18
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 Re: Early model 8N steering correction in reply to Bob Purinton, 05-12-2013 04:21:29  
Bob,
According to the manual both sides may be adjusted. The left side had to be turned counterclockwise to tighten and the right clockwise to tighten. Will attempt to tighten the right side today (Sunday) and see what happens. I want to be as least invasive as possible. Will let you know what happens.
Mr. T. Minnesota



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