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by magnus
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Front end renovation
Replies: 2
Views: 358

Front end renovation

I´m presently renovating the front end of a 124 SC CC1. Some spare parts are hard to come by or really expensive. Items 4243229 and 4243230 ("protection", from dust and water, maybe) for example. Do you really need them or can you make do without them, without any problem? And tiny lockplate #405552...
by magnus
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:22 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Steering box removal
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Re: Steering box removal

The front end has been completly dismantled without giving any thought to marking the steering box shaft and it :shock: most probably has been turned somewhat after being disengaged. Seems I´m in trouble :shock:
by magnus
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Steering box removal
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Re: Steering box removal

I decided to keep the steering box since it seemed ok, but when I try to re-connect the steering column to the shaft on the steering box it has proved to be impossible to slide the column on to the shaft. The box is in the right position, but not bolted back to the chassis, so it can be jiggled abou...
by magnus
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Steering box removal
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Re: Steering box removal

OK, maybe it´s the idler that´s faulty combined with general wear on all the links and joints. At least it´s not seized. I´ll check the oil level and try to adjust the play, which is considerable. Thanks for input!
by magnus
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Steering box removal
Replies: 8
Views: 1135

Steering box removal

I`ve decided to remove the steering box on a 124 spider -75. The bolts holding it to the frame came off without any problems. However, getting it out from the engine bay has developed into a real headache. It seems impossible to remove it downwards. Will it be necassary to remove it from above? That...