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Old October 8th, 2020, 05:47 PM
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Does the manual steering box need to be serviced ? oil ,lube ,grease??? Thanks to all for this sight info. Be Safe Be Well.
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Old October 9th, 2020, 12:03 AM
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I found this in regards to maintenance for a manual box and if you want to have it rebuilt or buy here are the two options searched.





https://www.performanceonline.com/19...ring-Gear-Box/



https://redheadsteeringgears.com/abo...SAAEgJmVfD_BwE

$270 Including tax, shipping etc. (?) double check this price

"Just got done putting in my the rebuilt manual steering box I had done by Red Head. Wow, when they say "zero play" that is exactly what they mean. I've never driven a manual box without any slop before. Rolling down the road, it's
comparable to driving a late model but without the power assist. This is a great alternative for those who don't want to convert to power."
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Old October 9th, 2020, 03:33 PM
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Attached is the best write-up I found. They specified ep lithium grease. They also noted a danger in overfilling. The best way to do this is disassemble, clean and refill. Just adding grease risks incompatibility and overfilling.

I hope this helps.
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I have dealt with Red Head Steering Gear twice, and I am VERY satisfied with their work. They actually cost a little bit less than the chain parts store.

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Old October 18th, 2020, 04:44 PM
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Thanks did not want to over look any lubing needed. Sealed unit no seal leaking suits me.1963Louie Louie.
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