Price starts at $450, increasing with the sickness of the patient.
Checking peg for run out, out of round, and free play.
Checking quadrant shaft for wear and free play in bronze bushing.
Before and after beautification.
Machining new bushings.
Amateur photo-shoot just for fun.
New bushings are pressed in.
Line reaming the new bushing with a monster tap wrench.
Measuring bore with a telescoping gauge.
Ground finish on mating plate.
Cover ground finished as well.
Line on worm shaft will indicate center of steering box. Note corresponding line on casting to the right.
These lines mark the pitman arm position to the quadrant shaft.
TMS rebuilt steering boxes come ready to install, filled with 250cc’s of gear oil.
Black epoxy painted upon completion.
Good news: You get your own steering box back. If your box is unsightly, we’ll do our best to beautify it.