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Manual steering box from Defender

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swamijake
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Manual steering box from Defender

#1 Post by swamijake » Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:30 pm

Converted to power steering. Anyone need a manual box?

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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#2 Post by rayhyland » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:48 pm

Could that be fitted to a Series do you think?


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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#3 Post by red90 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:24 pm

No.

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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#4 Post by rayhyland » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:25 pm

Thanks


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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#5 Post by swamijake » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:02 pm

Not so sure about that. It would take some work on the frame to mount it, but it could probably be done. I don’t think it would be much of an improvement though. The p38 box mounts pretty well on the outside of the frame and would get you power steering.

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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#6 Post by rayhyland » Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:24 pm

I don't think I'd want power steering in a series truck, but for some of my trucks the steering is kind of old and crusty/rusty so I was just curious.
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Manual steering box from Defender

#7 Post by red90 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:08 pm

swamijake wrote:Not so sure about that. It would take some work on the frame to mount it, but it could probably be done.
The front crossmember occupies the space where the box mounts.

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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#8 Post by swamijake » Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:45 pm

Nothing a grinder and welder can't solve. :wink:

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Re: Manual steering box from Defender

#9 Post by red90 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 4:04 am

And move the radiator and breakfast, new cooling hoses, fan shroud, slam panel, longer bonnet.

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