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Post by metalmoth » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:45 pm

I’ve just taken the lower steering UJ off my 6b to replace it and I noticed that where there is normally a flexible rubber disc on the column there is a metal one that is like a huge washer in its place. Is this right on a 6b? The manual says the later PAS cars are different to early ones. Has anybody come across this ?


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Post by AJL Electronics » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:55 pm

That is the correct part.


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Post by metalmoth » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:34 pm

Thanks for the reply. I just wanted to make sure before it went back together


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Post by metalmoth » Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:43 pm

It’s al back together but I don’t understand why they use a metal disc instead of a flexible one.it doesn’t make sense


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Post by AJL Electronics » Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:53 pm

A rubber disc would cause vague steering, you don't want any flex there. It is more of a shock absorber in the event of an accident, rather than a flexible coupling.

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Post by guybetts » Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:06 pm

It's a big rubber donut coupling on some Coupe's, as used on Triumph 2000's


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Post by metalmoth » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:07 pm

I only raised the question as everyone else seems to use a flexible one that’s all.

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