356 ZF Steering Box Rebuild

 

Price starts at $450, increasing with the sickness of the patient.

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Checking peg for run out, out of round, and free play.

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Checking quadrant shaft for wear and free play in bronze bushing.

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Before and after beautification.

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Machining new bushings.

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Amateur photo-shoot just for fun.

New bushings are pressed in.

New bushings are pressed in.

 

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Line reaming the new bushing with a monster tap wrench.

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Measuring bore with a telescoping gauge.

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Ground finish on mating plate.

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Cover ground finished as well.

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Line on worm shaft will indicate center of steering box. Note corresponding line on casting to the right.

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These lines mark the pitman arm position to the quadrant shaft.

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TMS rebuilt steering boxes come ready to install, filled with 250cc’s of gear oil.

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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.