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Old 15 May 2006, 02:21   #1
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Steering cable length ?

I have a Teleflex Safe T steering system on my SR4.2 that was fitted by the previous owner is the cable to long or does it need to have the nice long curve to help with the operation?
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Hi, the cable does need very big curves to work smoothly, I'd say your cable was about the shortest you would get away with.

The problem isn't when they are new, but when the inner has eaten away at the outer for a while on the inside edge of the curve.

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Will the cable not tuck under the tube so it's out of the way?
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have u got any pics of the front section of the console, i may have the answer
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If he tucks the cable down under the tube there will be an additional bend in the cable downwards.

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Thanks for the idea but bending the cable down will make for a tight bend at the motor connection.

Please see more pics

I've only just started to rewire so cables everywhere
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