Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups

Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups (https://forums.off-road.com/forum.php)
-   Jeep-Short Wheelbase (https://forums.off-road.com/jeep-short-wheelbase/)
-   -   lengthening the steering shaft (https://forums.off-road.com/jeep-short-wheelbase/88113-lengthening-steering-shaft.html)

Joker2002 09-22-2001 06:24 PM

lengthening the steering shaft
 
From what I've heard so far, the way to lengthen the steering shaft is to remove some pins, slide the shaft to the right length, then put the pins back in. Not only is this a very crude understanding of how it works, but it also might be wrong for all I know. Since I may be needing to do this soon, I was wondering if someone could either tell me pretty precisely where the pins are or post a pic. I would appreciate it. Thanks. (Oh, and if anybody has some pics of a lowered radiator, I wouldn't mind seeing those either.)

Blake
93 YJ/4.0L/30s (Soon to have about 7" of lift!)
"Drive it like a wild man!"

jeepgod 09-22-2001 06:34 PM

Re: lengthening the steering shaft
 
ok those pins.. if you look at your shaft.. there will be a flat portion on two sides.. about 6 - 8" long.. and in that flat portion.. there will be two small pins.. about an 1/8" in diameter.. they are plastic.. take a drill bit.. that size.. and drill them out.. all the way thru the shaft.. pull shaft apart.. clean and grease.. put back together.. shaft will now slide somewhat roughly.. but you now will have several inches of play to work with..
there is no need to re-pin it.. unless your shaft flexes more than like 4 inches.. then it will never come apart.. and if it flexes that much.. you have problems..

http://www.jeepgod.net


<font color=orange>survival is instinct, but living takes guts</font color=orange>

jeepnmatt 09-24-2001 09:49 AM

Re: lengthening the steering shaft
 
if you need to lengthen your YJ shaft, i don't think it has pins. just pull it out to the proper length. matt



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:00 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1994-2009, VerticalScope Inc. // Off Road forums & discussion groups sitemap
side by side | atv | dirtbike | snowmobile | sandsport | competition | land use | Jeep | Toyota | Ford | GM

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome