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Old 02-09-2009, 08:06 PM   #1
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Rag joint eliminator?

Anyone put one on their steering system? are they worth it? im looking to get one cause my steering isnt as responsive as it should. I replaced the gearbox not too long ago. They look easy to install from this pic
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Old 02-10-2009, 01:33 PM   #2
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Re: Rag joint eliminator?

It may be your joint needs replacing...the eliminator joint would cause you to feel all the road defects in the steering wheel...

I would also check your front end componets for wear , as well as the control arm bushings, sway bar bushings and links...
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Re: Rag joint eliminator?

That was my only concern with the eliminator, that it might be too touchy. i had the tie rod ends replaced, along with the sway bar bushings, everything else seemed to look good. if so ill prpbably go with a new rag joint rather then the eliminator
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Old 02-10-2009, 07:11 PM   #4
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Re: Rag joint eliminator?

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That was my only concern with the eliminator, that it might be too touchy. i had the tie rod ends replaced, along with the sway bar bushings, everything else seemed to look good. if so ill prpbably go with a new rag joint rather then the eliminator
on my vehicle I had the opposite problem ..I started to feel too much road defects in the steering wheel...so I sprayed the flex joint with silicone lubricant...this caused the rubber to soften and the problem gradually faded away..

if oils/brake fluid dripped on this it is very possible that the material is no longer good...
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