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TR4/4A Early TR4 Steering

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So my nice little project to do the narrow belt conversion has take a sideways turn. As the rad was out I thought that I would take out some play in the inner tie rod ball joints, so out came the rack.

I did this 30+ years ago and discovered that I had over shimmed it when the rod broke; most inconvenient when miles from home. So does anyone know:
- what the shim procedure is?
- what wear points elsewhere in the rack will make the difference between worn and worn out?

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trfourtune

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Remember that going to a smaller diameter steering wheel is almost like going to a quicker rack. Your hands move less distance for each angle the road wheels turn. The force to turn the steering wheel increases with a quicker rack and/or a smaller steering wheel.
Something to consider.
Rob
 
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