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power steering gearbox.
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Hey guys I am getting ready to rebuild/reseal my power steering gearbox. I had it bead blasted, but what color should it be? bare? How did you guys finish yours? just curious, dont want to put it in and have it rust up on me. Also ordered a rag joint for it and they called today and asked if the input shaft was .75 or .821??? If anyone knows off hand let me know. If not i will check it when i get home tommorrow. Thanks Kevin

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

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#2
Probably glossy engine black. There is a difference between what you paint
flat black and glossy black for the engine bay, but don't know what that is.
No help on the shaft size.

mike

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goodnigh;59902 Wrote:Probably glossy engine black. There is a difference between what you paint
flat black and glossy black for the engine bay, but don't know what that is.
No help on the shaft size.

mike

my inner fenders and frame rails are flat black

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

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The steering box and top cover are "natural" unpainted. The top cover is aluminum and the housing is iron. VHT high temp satin clear, applied lightly, gives the natural appearance and prevents rust. Chuck
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c9zx;59956 Wrote:The steering box and top cover are "natural" unpainted. The top cover is aluminum and the housing is iron. VHT high temp satin clear, applied lightly, gives the natural appearance and prevents rust. Chuck

Thanks chuck thats what i needed to know!Big Grin

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

[Image: 28ivsix.png]




                                                                                             
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Sounds like you are making progress. Keep it up. Chuck
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#7
Should be able to get it together for next week. 1st trip is to get it aligned.

Kevin

1971 Mach 1
408C Stroker
C4 w/3,000 stall
8.8" Rear w/3.73's
Disc brakes all way around.

[Image: 28ivsix.png]




                                                                                             
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