<VV> Steering box question - adjustments ?

Charles Lee Chaz at ProperProper.com
Mon Aug 9 16:16:36 EDT 2010

Hmmm... and for only $23,995.00 I can get a new CNC Milling Machine on 
Amazon.com - what a deal ...

Let's try pitman arms and box adjustments before I writ that check !


Se what I mean about VV as a valuable resource ?!?!?!?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bryan Blackwell" <bryan at skiblack.com>
To: "Charles Lee" <Chaz at ProperProper.com>
Cc: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, August 09, 2010 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Steering box question - adjustments ?

On Aug 9, 2010, at 3:32 PM, Charles Lee wrote:

> It is a little loose in the wheel - more play than I'd like, but drivable,
> maybe 10 or more degrees before any noticeable movement of front wheels ?
> No other symptoms, but this seems to be too much, certainly more than I'd
> really like.

Check the pitman arm bushing first.
> If it needs replacing, is a quick-steer a viable option without being
> excessively expensive to switch ?

It depends on your idea of expensive.  Brand new boxes are available for 
~500, which seems to me a reasonable price for what you're getting.  I 
suppose you could also learn to program a CNC machine to make your own worm 
and nut (the unique parts to the quick steer box) if it's unpalatable to 
just go and buy one ;-)


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