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57 D500 play in steeering
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57RID500
Posted 2018-04-02 1:58 PM (#560957)
Subject: 57 D500 play in steeering


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On my 1957 Dodge D 500, there seems to be excess play in the steering. Any suggestions on causes?
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57chizler
Posted 2018-04-02 3:52 PM (#560976 - in reply to #560957)
Subject: RE: 57 D500 play in steeering



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Manual or power steering? If power, there is a rubber insulator between the box and the steering shaft, they're known to deteriorate and cause excessive slop. New ones are available from Gary Goers.
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57RID500
Posted 2018-04-02 4:44 PM (#560987 - in reply to #560957)
Subject: Re: 57 D500 play in steeering


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its power steering
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57RID500
Posted 2018-04-02 4:52 PM (#560988 - in reply to #560957)
Subject: Re: 57 D500 play in steeering


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Is Gary Goers still taking orders? He had health issues?
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Powerflite
Posted 2018-04-02 10:11 PM (#561018 - in reply to #560957)
Subject: Re: 57 D500 play in steeering



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You can also get them from Andy Bernbaum.

http://www.oldmoparts.com/parts-steering.aspx
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mstrug
Posted 2018-04-02 10:40 PM (#561019 - in reply to #560957)
Subject: Re: 57 D500 play in steeering



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S-140 Not sure If I believe this chart.
1955-57 ply.
1955-57 dod.
1955-58 des.
1955-58 chry.
1951-56 imp.

$9.50 /ea.

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Shep
Posted 2018-04-03 5:12 PM (#561076 - in reply to #561019)
Subject: Re: 57 D500 play in steeering



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Shouldn't he check where the play is first? Gear box, steering linkage?
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