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Old 02-05-2005, 09:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Body lift troubles with the steering need help.

I put a 3 inch body lift in my 94 nissan xe v6 hardbody and all went well except i didn't put in the new fire wall plate. Or disconnect the steering shaft because all the other times i have done it we havent needed to. Now the steering shaft feels like it rubs a little when i turn Has anyone else had the problem?

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Old 02-06-2005, 12:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yeah I had the same problem. Basically the rubber piece that joins the steering shafts together ( the part that reduces vibrations) gets all twisted up from the force caused by the increased angles on the shaft. All you have to do is losen up the end of the shaft at the steering box and tap it out about half an inch. This lets the rubber flatten back out and problem solved!
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Old 02-06-2005, 09:26 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks i'll try that on monday and see what happens. My trucks on cardomain.http://members.cardomain.com/templin04
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Old 02-12-2005, 07:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I fixed the steering by doing what you said thanks.
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Old 02-13-2005, 04:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i had a nissan and it just wasnt worth the time or money to install a bodylift. learned my lesson and ill never do it again.
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Old 02-13-2005, 05:24 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I haven't had any trouble out of mine. Had it for 5 years.....
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Old 02-14-2005, 09:39 AM   #7 (permalink)
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You can also just pull the steering linkage out and then remove the rubber gasket at the slipjoint. Take a hammer to it carefully and you can extend that slipjoint up to 1.5" or so, which will work for any bodylift.

I did the same when I relocated my steering box on my SAS'd 95 Pathfinder.

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