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Steering box wood block

Post by 70shovelhead » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:41 am

Can someone provide the diamensions for the wood block spacer at the steering box/frame.
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Re: Steering box wood block

Post by DanTreace » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:14 am

Here ya go. Mat'l is hard maple.
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Re: Steering box wood block

Post by 70shovelhead » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:35 am

Thats what I needed. Thanks Dan
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Re: Steering box wood block

Post by hpetrino » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:42 am

Just for the sake of comparison, click on the link below and scroll down to page 116. You can buy one for $2.50 plus tax and shipping.

http://chaffinsgarage.com/catalog.pdf


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Re: Steering box wood block

Post by Original Smith » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:04 am

There was an earlier version of that block, used before 1911. It is a T shape, and rests on the lower frame rail as well as doing what the later ones do.
RV Anderson did the research on this recently at the Benson Ford Archives.


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Re: Steering box wood block

Post by Original Smith » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:04 am

There was an earlier version of that block, used before 1911. It is a T shape, and rests on the lower frame rail as well as doing what the later ones do.
RV Anderson did the research on this recently at the Benson Ford Archives.


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Re: Steering box wood block

Post by hpetrino » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:11 am

Preston,

One more comment: Your profile says you have a T and a TT. If you're working on the TT you need to know that the steering block on a TT is not the same as the one on a T.

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