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  • How do you tell if you have a 2-tooth or 7-tooth steering?

    Trying to learn something. Would this be a 2-tooth? image1 (61).jpg
    Last edited by copgib; 07-11-2018, 11:14 PM.

  • #2
    Actually your question should have been the thread title, that way it will be easy to search in the future.
    A 7 tooth is all one welded column and gear box, while the 2 tooth had the column clamped to the box.

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    • tbirdtbird
      tbirdtbird commented
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      the thread title looks ok, or maybe he changed it?

    • copgib
      copgib commented
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      I did change the title after your recommendation.

  • #3
    Check the chassis forum. We have separate threads on both
    2 1930 Tudors

    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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    • #4
      Try to locate the band that goes over the end of the starter to keep various nasties out of there

      Suppliers may have them.
      Bert's would def. have one

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      • copgib
        copgib commented
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        Thanks for the suggestion.

    • #5
      Yes Hugh that is a two in the pic
      2 1930 Tudors

      Henry Ford said
      "It's all nuts and bolts"


      Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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      • #6
        What is wrapped around the steering column?
        From the spark arm to firewall I see a large wrap.

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        • Mitch
          Mitch commented
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          It looks like a piece of radiator hose but its hard to tell

        • copgib
          copgib commented
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          It is a piece of radiator hose and I don't know why it is there either.

        • tbirdtbird
          tbirdtbird commented
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          It might go through the firewall and be an anti-rattler

        • Dennis
          Dennis commented
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          He might be missing the felt pad and two floor plates around the column inside on top of the floor board

        • Mike V. Florida
          Mike V. Florida commented
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          I think tbirdtbird has hit it on the head.

      • #7
        Guys it is a piece of radiator hose cut to cover up that area. It is pretty loose just laying there around the shaft

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        • #8
          I haven't researched yet what that area is suppose to look like so I am not sure why it is there.

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          • Tom Wesenberg
            Tom Wesenberg commented
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            Hopefully you don't find a welded mess under the rubber. That's the area where they like to crack sometimes.

        • #9
          I will go out and take a picture of it with that wrap off. I will post my findings. Hugh

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          • #10
            Ouch! What happened to the radiator?

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            • aford193031
              aford193031 commented
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              Must be those dreaded brass eating termites

            • copgib
              copgib commented
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              original radiator that I had to replace. I bought a Berg Heavy Duty for a replacement.

          • #11
            Here are some pictures I just took on the steering shaft area inside and outside of the car

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            • Mitch
              Mitch commented
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              I don't see any issues other than needing the plates

          • #12
            Hey Hugh, looks like he put that piece of hose there to act as an insulator. There should be another piece of tin with a felt pad under it to insulate the steering shaft. Cheap to buy the replacement part. Jeff

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            • #13
              Here is a visual of the 2 plates and the felts
              Attached Files
              2 1930 Tudors

              Henry Ford said
              "It's all nuts and bolts"


              Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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              • JDupuis
                JDupuis commented
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                Thanks Mitch!

            • #14
              Any recommendations where to buy the parts I need to fix this? Thanks Hugh

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              • Mitch
                Mitch commented
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                All the suppliers sell the felts, plates and screw kit. They come powder coated and ready to go

            • #15
              Mitch is there a proper name for this or just look it up in one of the vendor books in the steering section? Thanks Hugh

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