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I finally got my motor mount reinforced and the whole thing painted black. (link attached)   Now I am going to swap it in today or tomorrow. my only concern is disconnecting the steering box from the steering column, and centering the steering box to the steering wheel when I reinstall the new subframe.  any advice on doing this?

 

 

 

 

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What I would do is disconnect it at the rag joint. Then you only have 4 spots that are possible to put it back on. Center the wheel and the wheels then boom, it's all lined up!

-Nathan
'76 2002 in Malaga (110k Original, 2nd Owner, sat for 20 years and now a toy)
'86 Chevy K20 (6.2 Turbo Diesel build) & '46 Chevy 2 Ton Dump Truck
'74 Suzuki TS185, '68 BSA A65 Lightning (garage find), '74 BMW R90S US Spec #2

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What I would do is disconnect it at the rag joint. Then you only have 4 spots that are possible to put it back on. Center the wheel and the wheels then boom, it's all lined up!

sorry but what exactly is the rag joint? lol :)

Driving a vintage car always makes traveling an adventure.

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The rag joint is that flat rubber disc like thing between the steering box and the steering shaft. It's round and has 4 bolts in it

-Nathan
'76 2002 in Malaga (110k Original, 2nd Owner, sat for 20 years and now a toy)
'86 Chevy K20 (6.2 Turbo Diesel build) & '46 Chevy 2 Ton Dump Truck
'74 Suzuki TS185, '68 BSA A65 Lightning (garage find), '74 BMW R90S US Spec #2

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