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Steering Column Removal - What's Wrong?
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ttotired
Posted 2018-09-19 6:34 PM (#570409 - in reply to #175705)
Subject: Re: Steering Column Removal - What's Wrong?



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Could you take photos of all the firewall to column stuff please?

I am missing all of it from my Plymouth and I am not entirely sure what I am missing or how it attaches to the floor ect

My dodge was different having manual steering







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1coolbanana
Posted 2018-10-05 6:50 AM (#571167 - in reply to #175705)
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Well, I got the insulator done today and all I can say is that Im very disappointed, bummed out and frustrated.
I really hoped this was the llast peice of the puzzle after doing the rest of the front end.
There really wasnt much wrong with the one that was in there.
Ton of work for absolutely nothing and that just means my steering gear must be stuffed!

 

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1coolbanana
Posted 2018-11-04 5:10 AM (#572874 - in reply to #175705)
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Update....
The insulator I fitted, although not much different to the one I took out has made a huge amount of difference.
So it wasnt doom and gloom after all.

My first proper drive with some extended motorway, about 200 km's and its a huge improvement.
Im quite pleased that the effort was worth it.
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wizard
Posted 2018-11-04 5:50 AM (#572876 - in reply to #175705)
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Now if you change the Power steering fluid to Red Line Synthetic you will be even more happy with the handling.

https://www.redlineoil.com/power-steering-fluid
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1coolbanana
Posted 2018-11-04 2:47 PM (#572903 - in reply to #572876)
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wizard - 2018-11-04 8:50 PM

Now if you change the Power steering fluid to Red Line Synthetic you will be even more happy with the handling.

https://www.redlineoil.com/power-steering-fluid


Really?
Ill get some, surprisingly its available here!

Ok, heres my stupid question for the day :-)

How do you drain the steering fluid?
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wizard
Posted 2018-11-04 2:59 PM (#572905 - in reply to #175705)
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Draw up the fluid with a syringe or oil changing pump. Start the Engine very shortly and drain as much as possible. Pour some new fliud in, start the Engine briefly and suck out as much fluid as possible. Fill up the pump with new fluid, start the Engine and "bleed" the servo starting up the Engine and turn the steering Wheel full right and full left slowely several times - done.


The synthetic fluid can mix with a Little of the old fluid without problems
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1coolbanana
Posted 2018-11-04 3:10 PM (#572907 - in reply to #175705)
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Ok, thanks again

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1960fury
Posted 2018-11-04 3:21 PM (#572908 - in reply to #175705)
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I'm using the stuff Wizard recommended without any problems for years and I believe it added a bit more "road feel", but I've been using synthetic ATF in it before and changed to a hard pressure line at the same time. A power steering cooler would be another plus.
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1coolbanana
Posted 2018-11-04 3:31 PM (#572909 - in reply to #175705)
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Why is everything so hard to get in this country???
I can get that Redline but its a 50 mile round trip for 1 quart of oil
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wizard
Posted 2018-11-04 3:41 PM (#572912 - in reply to #175705)
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As Sid writes, a power steering cooler is the optimal thing!

Can't you get the fluid shipped, even with kangoroo express
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1960fury
Posted 2018-11-04 5:02 PM (#572915 - in reply to #572909)
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1coolbanana - 2018-11-04 3:31 PM

Why is everything so hard to get in this country???
I can get that Redline but its a 50 mile round trip for 1 quart of oil :wince:


Come to Germany, you can mail order a quart for only $30+ here.....
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DE SOTO AMIGO
Posted 2020-07-12 7:34 PM (#600776 - in reply to #175705)
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i have the same problem but now i know what to do, very helpful thank you guys.,, 58 plymouth, 59 desoto and 59 dodge crown royal owner.
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DE SOTO AMIGO
Posted 2020-07-12 7:36 PM (#600777 - in reply to #572874)
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1960fury
Posted 2020-07-13 6:58 AM (#600786 - in reply to #572908)
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1960fury - 2018-11-04 3:21 PM

I'm using the stuff Wizard recommended without any problems for years and I believe it added a bit more "road feel", but I've been using synthetic ATF in it before and changed to a hard pressure line at the same time. A power steering cooler would be another plus.


Because this thread popped up again, still no problems or leaks with a 60+ year old untouched, daily used box. Why can't they make seals that last 20+ years today?
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Apollo 61
Posted 2020-07-26 1:01 AM (#601319 - in reply to #175705)
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I'm currently pulling sub frames out of a 63 300 and 61 Windsor
I have read through this thread a few times
Forgive me for going through this step by step.

1 . Pull steering wheel
2 . Remove turn signal assembly
3. Behind signal assembly is a snap ring that needs to be removed
4. Remove colum to dash frame mount
5. Remove firewall rubber seal
6 remove clamp
7 Jacket or sleeve will then slide off shaft to expose roll pin at box.
8. Drive out roll pin. Remove shaft.

Is this correct?
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