• 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
steering box seal replacement
Is it very dificult to replace the seals on the steering box, the one behind the rag joint has a slight leak. I got a seal kit for the input shaft today but the instructions dont say much.
I want to change the pitman arm and rag joint/steering coupler this weekend,

[Image: mustangnight010.jpg]
1972 Mustang Convertible 351C 4V
1966 Ford Galaxie 7 litre-4speed

wish I could help you out but I have no ideal, sorry
the pitman seals are easier to change while the box is on the car...if it runs.
box has to be removed to change the top one.
If you car runs...
remove the pitman arm
remove the "C" clip
remove the metal washer
put a drain pan under the steering box
crank up the car, rev the engine some and turn the steering wheel hard one direction...the seals will blow out.
Thanks Don, sounds like a neat trick well maybe not too "neat". I changed the top seal and Pitman arm Sunday ,had to remove the steering gear like you said wasnt too bad. I was amazed that I didnt have to take off the headers.

[Image: mustangnight010.jpg]
1972 Mustang Convertible 351C 4V
1966 Ford Galaxie 7 litre-4speed

Share Thread:  

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Power Steering Gear Box jpaz 2 269 08-05-2018, 01:49 PM
Last Post: jpaz
  Saginaw 800 P S box internal dimensions? Stanglover 2 203 07-14-2018, 01:41 PM
Last Post: Stanglover
  Rebuilding Saginaw power steering box Stanglover 7 439 06-17-2018, 07:04 PM
Last Post: Stanglover
  Steering Sector 2.5 turns lock to lock!!! jdwest711 3 355 05-25-2018, 11:21 AM
Last Post: Don C
  STEERING COUPLER PROBLEM SOLVED!! Paul113 37 3,456 05-14-2018, 06:46 PM
Last Post: Stanglover
  Playing with steering boxes. SPA S fixed ratio, SPA AF variable ratio. Firebird 12.7 Bentworker 40 5,544 05-07-2018, 03:25 PM
Last Post: Stanglover
  Steering column Gap/Cover shaheenk 9 523 05-03-2018, 04:54 PM
Last Post: OzCoupe72
Wrench Squeak in Steering Column Close to Steering Wheel. OLE PONY 4 1,316 04-20-2018, 02:03 PM
Last Post: Kevin Z

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)