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    Why do they insist on pouring in 600W oil in a 7 tooth steering box when there is no seal on the sector shaft? I'm going to try turning a sleeve to fit between the arm and housing to hold an oring at the end of the housing. Anybody have a better idea? How about a lip seal in a sleeve the vendors sell. Does anybody make something for this?
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    Brattons has two. https://www.brattons.com/steering-sector-o-ring.html
    https://www.brattons.com/steering-se...l-7-tooth.html

    Bob

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    • #3
      Thanks Bob. I didn't think to look at Bratton's.

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      • #4
        I used the O-ring from Bratton's years ago on a customer's car and it worked fine.
        Just remove the box from the frame and lip it and the thin washer in place, then bolt the box to the frame.

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