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February 18, 2018, 08:32:02 AM
Today, your world has a bit of Stagger, Leans left, and side drafts the rest of the pack. Of course you're in a recliner and the Snacks are out of reach ;D
 

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February 14, 2018, 02:17:41 AM
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Feeling a bit blue :'(
Feeling down and beat :-\

Hear that familiar Honk
Take a look down the street

It is the SPECIAL BUS!!
Where there is
always an available seat
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Rag joint
« on: April 18, 2017, 02:03:38 PM »
Has anyone or is it even possible to take out the rag joint and just use a shaft and U Joints?


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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2017, 02:25:40 PM »
Wondering if this will work.
1979-1993 Mustang Steering Shaft. Steel. Connects from OEM column to manual steering rack. Without vibration reducer.   Is is from borgensen part # 655



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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2017, 04:48:57 PM »
You only need one u joint, at least on a 79/80 Pinto. Bought mine off of E-gay for less than a rag joint. Mine is only bolted on the dash end and slip joint in the splines. No cutting or welding necessary and NO I don't have part number. It can't ever come out as its bottomed out on both ends. Easy fix with the right u joint.
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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2017, 04:54:30 PM »
What exactly did you buy off eBay?


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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2017, 04:57:01 PM »
You only need one u joint, at least on a 79/80 Pinto. Bought mine off of E-gay for less than a rag joint. Mine is only bolted on the dash end and slip joint in the splines. No cutting or welding necessary and NO I don't have part number. It can't ever come out as its bottomed out on both ends. Easy fix with the right u joint.
Is it possible to take a picture of your setup?

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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2017, 05:22:34 PM »
Cant get to mine for a picture. What you want is one with a 9/16" x 26 splines X 3/4" Double D and in stainless steel {no rust}, They run about $35.00. Look under "steering u-joints" on E-gay.
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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2017, 05:49:49 PM »
Do a search for 9/16" x 3/4" double D steering u joints.  Price has gone up on the one I have ($73.00) but its will worth it as no welding or machine work is necessary at all. Just bolt on.
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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2017, 06:04:31 PM »
Do a search for 9/16" x 3/4" double D steering u joints.  Price has gone up on the one I have ($73.00) but its will worth it as no welding or machine work is necessary at all. Just bolt on.
Thanks for your help. Will this one work?

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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2017, 08:10:42 AM »
Looks fine. Great price. Make sure the postage is ok.
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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2017, 08:13:00 AM »
Looks fine. Great price. Make sure the postage is ok.

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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2017, 12:08:05 AM »
Thanks Jdm071755 for posting this https://www.ebay.com/itm/192085350465 U-joint. If Dick gives it the thumbs up, it'll work for me. I checked out the listing and the price was so good I bought one. Farewell 42 year old rag joint.

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Re: Rag joint
« Reply #11 on: April 21, 2017, 05:15:49 PM »
Thanks Jdm071755 for posting this https://www.ebay.com/itm/192085350465 U-joint. If Dick gives it the thumbs up, it'll work for me. I checked out the listing and the price was so good I bought one. Farewell 42 year old rag joint.

Your welcome. Let us know how you make out. Take pictures. I won't be doing mine for about a month

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