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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am searching for a new LHD steering box for my usa import 66 split-screen. Any ideas. I have only found one on samba but american based and they will not post to UK. It's a shame as it was 99euros as opposed to 400 euros i have seen. There is a knocking noise coming from in side the box when...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Steering problems, No play in the box but play at steering wheel, Also it tends to slip but only once. This is a brand new genuine vw steering box. So I know for sure its not the box. (Well I hope not!) Any idea's guy's?? :confused::confused::confused::confused:
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    When the steering wheel on my Bug is in the straight ahead position there is no free play but when I move the wheel off the ahead position I end up with 30mm free play which is making my steering a bit wavey whilst driving. After checking underneath, I found that the free play is due to the...
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Just fitted a new 2" narrowed beam to my Bug and have cleaned up and painted the steering box before refitting it. Should I re-grease the steering box and if so how do I do it? There's 2 little plastic nipples on top of it, Is it through there with a grease gun?
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I was told that there is a guy on the SSVC forums that sells steering box overhaul kits. I have done a search on there and come up with nothing. Does anyone else know more?
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Ok, today I discovered that the steering box on my LHD '68 Bay has more leaks than a welshman.:D There is a lot of urban myth surrounding '68 Bays and one year only parts and I have been led to believe that the steering box is a '68 only part. Can anyone shed any light as to whether this is...