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Nothing aluminium here. Steel heim.
Makes sense...Borgeson says their stainless shafts/heims are a super close fit.
Plain steel stuff has play.
Not that I've ever seen.
I actually started a new thread on this. https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/threads/steering-support-heim-joint-noise.1149324/#post-13070278...
What is the OD on 3/4 chromemoly shaft?
And thanks...I'll try a couple of different options I guess.
Nothing on the shelf where I live...just a...
Just got off the phone with Borgeson... they're saying the same thing.
Oversized bore on their plain steel steering shaft heim...tolerance from...
Ok...I was hoping to keep that lower heim under the motor mount so it was out of sight.
I'll see if there's room to move it up.
Pretty sure it just boils down to bunk heim joints.
Just had the machine shop check them for me.
DD shaft I have is .749
ID of the heim is .758
Not just the one retailer.
Thanks for the good reply Stumpy.
Right out of the box the Heims had noticeable play when slid over the steering shaft.
The joint itself is...
My steering shaft supports are NOISEY !
I'm setting up the steering on my Model A now.
I've got brand new Borgeson Ujoints...3 joints in...
I prefer hood on...Tony Nancy car sold me for life on 28/29's with the hood on !!
Bringing an old one back...about these oversized ID bore steering shaft support heims...
My steering shaft supports are NOISY !
I'm setting up...
I'm looking for some inspirational pics.
Block huggers into open pipe turnouts underneath the cowl? turnouts in front of the rear wheels?
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