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Old 15 December 2009, 05:55   #1
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Replacement of steering cables

How often do you replace the steering cbles on your ribs?
Do they give warning before they fail?
is it difficult to replace?
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How often do you replace the steering cbles on your ribs?
Do they give warning before they fail?
is it difficult to replace?
When they are knackered or siezed, or both. Can get a lot of play in them...
Usually difficult to replace when siezed!
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Old 15 December 2009, 06:10   #3
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second that, cut your hands to bits, heat gun, metal saw and big hammer time if its stuck in the tilt tube -
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My steering is currently working fine some play in the syetem.
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probably the end of the cable at the helm end worn away that or and a combination of the helm unit itself on its way out, internal wear
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My steering is currently working fine some play in the syetem.
if you steering in not siezed it might pay to remove the cable and give a grease up.
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are there different makes/ quality cable out there?
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Teleflex seems pretty popular.
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if you steering in not siezed it might pay to remove the cable and give a grease up.

greasing it is good idea for the coming winter, but it wont fix the "play" in it - one part is worn
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