Rag joint removal/installation tips - Team Camaro Tech
Brakes, Suspension & Steering Conversion questions, Steering & Handling

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 14th, 01, 04:59 AM Thread Starter
Gold Lifetime Member
Joseph
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 396
Post

I will be replacing my Rag joint soon and would like to know where to start. Do I loosen the steering box or do I start at the steering column? Also, Is there anyone out there with some advice to make this go nice and smooth? I did a search, but found little.

Thanks,

Joe
cam1967rsss is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 15th, 01, 04:01 AM
Gold Lifetime Member
Gary
 
69Z28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Delaware
Posts: 3,178
Talking

This best thing I can tell you is to remove the mounting hardware from the steering column and where the rag joint is mounted and pull the column away from the steering box. Pretty simple and straight forward operation. Just be prepare to bend over the driver fender alot and laying on the driver floor board...a pain in the butt if your a big guy.


Gary

1969 Cortez Silver Z28
69Z28 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 15th, 01, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
Gold Lifetime Member
Joseph
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 396
Post

Thanks.
cam1967rsss is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 15th, 01, 03:29 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Columbia, MO USA
Posts: 21,341
Wink

I gotta!! Heck, you might as well crawl under the sucker and pull out your old box and get one of the GOOD new ones so you can turn real fast. Then you won't have ta worry about dropping your column. IMHO. pdq67



pdq67 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome