My steering box appears to be leaking, though it's not leaking from the brass olive on the very end of the trafficator tube.

How do I get this box assy out? A person who knows these cars really well said it may be that I can only remove it after taking the motor out! Ouch.

I'm thinking that I may be able to carefully cut the fender brace that lives above it and re-weld that back in after I rebuild the steering box. I could even put somewhat hidden tabs on that brace so I can unbolt it as needed for access in the future! Any thoughts?


1958 Met