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Old 14 October 2012, 17:16   #1
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Steering cable for SR4

Spent hours this evening trying to get the wheel off both old & new consoles - not happening.

The new has what I believe is a lightweight bezel , the old the 'normal' so the cable ends are differant . The lightweight is an internal thread on the bezel, but the normal is external thread with a big nut on the cable .

Anyone have a lighweight cable thats short enough for an SR4 laying about thier garage ?

PIc of the end I need attached...

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Old 14 October 2012, 17:28   #2
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To get the wheel off you will need a puller, something like this:

Draper Triple Leg Reversible Puller 13909 102mm x 110mm Part No: N133

Use loads of penetrating oil and leave it to soak.

In the past I changed the cable and helm as I couldn't find the parts, once you have done this you can buy the parts off the shelf in the future
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Edit: that looks like the cable I bought from BHG

According to the receipt it was a teleflex 11 foot.
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To get the wheel off you will need a puller, something like this:

Draper Triple Leg Reversible Puller 13909 102mm x 110mm Part No: N133

Use loads of penetrating oil and leave it to soak.

In the past I changed the cable and helm as I couldn't find the parts, once you have done this you can buy the parts off the shelf in the future
Puller has been on it for the last 2 days ....I know I could go buy a new one from BHG - but this a cheap boat (hopefully !) so just hoping there may be one cablelaying about for half the price of a new helm , wheel etc etc ...

Tried the hammer, pressure , oil etc ..nothings going on....and sods law is they are differant threading on old & new. Be simple otherwise..
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Old 14 October 2012, 17:48   #5
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Have you tried gently heating it with a blow torch? If you need a new wheel I have one here I may have an old SR4 Bezel too.
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Old 14 October 2012, 17:52   #6
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Don't own torch of any kind (used to pre divorce). Am trying hard not to destroy things....just not my way.

The puller nearly pulled the plastic of the wheel...should be an hours work to swap it all, but just won't budge.
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have you put the tension an the puller and hit the top of the centre bolt of the puller to shock it off the taper you need to give it one good hard bat not loads of little taps!!!
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I used a big hammer on my old Valiant, i was told to get someone to hold the wheel and pull it then whack the bolt in the middle, I managed it on my own.
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I used a big hammer on my old Valiant, i was told to get someone to hold the wheel and pull it then whack the bolt in the middle, I managed it on my own.
Tried all the normal methods...pulling , hammer , puller , penetrating oil, hitting wheel while pulling , hitting the bolt , and a combination of everything .

Just not happening for me - hence why the wheel can stay on as can the helm unit and I am after the suitable cable....
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Ooh.. I did take something off that looked a bit like that, will have to check what state its in as I replaced the whole steering set-up. One of the nice Welsh lads on here told me where to get the new one from for a reasonable price, I will have a look back through messages.
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