No announcement yet.

7 tooth steering box

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • 7 tooth steering box

    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?
    You do not have permission to view this gallery.
    This gallery has 1 photos.

  • #2
    Brattons has two.



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


      • #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.


        Related Topics


        • plyfor
          Steering Box Seal to Frame addition
          by plyfor
          Has anyone used this seal with sector bushings (rather than needle bearings) and without recessing the housing end the full recommended 3/32" ?...
          08-12-2020, 12:35 PM
        • plyfor
          Steering Sector Frame end Oring ( 2 tooth)
          by plyfor
          The vendors sell in the steering box gasket kit a large thin washer with an oring to be placed between the steering box and the frame web. When installed, the oring + the thin washer even when compressed projects beyond the sector housing flange.
          1.Should thin shims be placed at the bolt holes inside the frame web to compensate for the flat washer thickness? Or just use the oring without the...
          02-21-2023, 07:58 PM
        • Bill G
          Leaky early Gemmer two tooth
          by Bill G
          My car is a February '29 Tudor with a Gemmer two tooth steering gear. I believe this is an early version of the two tooth. The free play is not too bad and so I really don't have any plans for a rebuild, plus I have read that the races and bearings are different than the parts currently available that are made for the later models. (Correct me if I am wrong). The question is if there is a relatively...
          07-10-2018, 04:47 PM
        • Dave hummell
          steering box
          by Dave hummell
          I am wondering if a steering box on a old f600 is the same as a f100?
          08-24-2021, 03:03 PM
        • Travelair 3000
          2 tooth steering box
          by Travelair 3000
          I removed the end plate on my steering box to replace it with the oil retainer tube, as I pulled up the horn rod to help drain the box a fiber washer about a 1/4 inch thick and a steel washer came out.
          I don’t see these parts in the exploded view of the steering box.The horn rod will slip thru but the new tube diameter is to large.
          Are these parts farther up in the steering box and...
          10-28-2021, 05:42 PM
        • Gary D
          Evaluations of E-Z Steer and Mel Gross's F-100 Steering box
          by Gary D
          Comments appreciated of any pros and cons regarding the E-Z Steer unit and Mel Gross's F-100 steering unit for Model A's. Thank you!
          02-01-2018, 11:22 AM
        • carolinamudwalker
          Steering box
          by carolinamudwalker
          Has anyone tried using Penrite 1200w in your steering box? Part Number LUB009. I have a slow leak and do not have time to pull it for new gaskets/seals.
          05-16-2018, 10:25 AM
        • Cape Codder
          Rebuilding Steering Box
          by Cape Codder
          We started to assemble the steering box today BUT did not have complete success!😥
          So I have a new Steering Shaft with Worm gear installed, new bearings on both ends of it and new races. Installed Shaft and adjusted the Steering Upper Race which turns VERY Nice and smooth!

          Installed NEW Sector Shaft with NEW Roller bearings and when we tighten the FOUR mounting nuts the Sector Shaft...
          07-30-2021, 08:01 PM
        • A-Bone
          Steering gear box leak
          by A-Bone
          I have a leak on my gear box, i put it all new gaskets and the special leek proof kit. It seems to leak out the shaft that goes thru the frame,(pitman arm) it has an o ring seal on it so will the leak stop after i bolt it onto the frame and compress the seal/oring
          05-05-2021, 03:37 PM
        • Steve Plucker
          Fixing a leaky steering column
          by Steve Plucker
          To fix a leaking steering column, the repro houses offer a "O" ring and a thin, flat washer, which goes on the end of the steering sector shaft, to fix the problem.

          For those of you who have tried this "fix"...does it work?


          02-10-2021, 08:23 AM