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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?
My buddy's total score was $170 CDN for both those axles/frontends you see…plus the absolute complete 37-41 rearend…and 4 solid 19" spoke...
So, the full story is.
Me and my buddy are out quoting on a carpentry job, and on the way home he says to me…some guy has a bunch of 21" spoked...
And then…why and what the F is hanging off it from the KP's out? haha
holy shit eh?
I'm still hesitant to believe it.
Before I jump up and down…I'll wait for a few more folks to weigh in.
Junk yard find today…is this what I think it is?!?
Measures 50 1/2 on king pin centres at the top of the axle.
36 1/2 on spring perch centres...
haha! Thanks HRP :)
Nothing huh? hmmmm
I'm pretty sure I've looked through every picture on google in the last two days as well.
Not seeing it in that 32-34 ford pickup thread. My memory's foggy…but I'm thinking it looked like the Larry Monreal pickup, or the Jack Miller...
Thanks HRP…bout half way through that thread now.
No Flowmeister…I know Thrasher's truck though…animal!
This is an old vintage drag race pickup…I'd guess 60's?
Nope Dreddy…cool pickup though!
The cab wasn't channeled and the main hoop was on the exterior of the cab…looked like it mounted on the side of...
Photos were black and white…pickup looked like a lighter colour like a cream or yellow…pretty sure it had drag slicks on the rear.
I'm looking for pictures of a hotrod pickup I saw on here a while back.
Pretty sure it was a 33/34 ford with a very distinct roll cage built...
Yah…another vote for regular tie rod ends on the frame mount for the bones.
Bigger, badder and best has always made up the "majority"… and over the years the definition of a "true hotrod" has become a highboy roadster on...
26T rpu…I never counted the threads…but they're a commonly used aftermarket low profile nut…not a nut that I machined down. Maybe I should have...
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