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Re: (ET) Skipping steering
I kept having problems with the steering on my I-5 ET.
I kept adding shims under the cotter pin - and weeks later would have loose
I discovered the root cause - the roll pin that is supposed to secure the
horizontal shaft to the steering gear was not driven into the hole in the
I carefully tapped on the "cotter" end of the shaft while putting a large
mallet behind the steering gear until I saw the hole in the shaft through
the steering gear.
Then I was able to hammer the roll pin completely into the hole - haven't
had any further problems.
You guys should check the condition of the roll pin - it could be sheared.
With the roll pin in place I only needed one shim washer under the cotter
pin. I found perfect washers at Lowe's Hardware.
I-5 with homemade "Oz Bucket" and now a Large Mount Dozer Blade
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