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I want to assemble new intermediate steering shaft.


Paisano

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I'd like to replace my original intermediate steering shaft. I don't like the rag disc coupling design and the shaft is cut 1/3 of the way through by a careless mechanic years ago.

The guy at Borgeson is confident I can assemble a new telescopic steering shaft that will fit my truck with these part numbers:

telescopic shaft part# 450024 (will need to be cut down)
column joint part# 015252
steering box joint part# 034934

Are their specs available on my original power steering shaft, such as spline count, diameter, bolt diameter, extended/compressed length?
 


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I just took mine apart and measured stuff. Through NY research, I found there have been a surprising number of changes throught the years in Rangers and Explorers. I used a combination of junk yard parts and Borgeson u-jpints to rebuild mine. Maybe this will give you some inspiration.

 

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Hey Eric,

Thanks Man. I am going to read up on your steering shaft project after work tonight.
 

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Sorry, I need to correct something here. I am replacing the LOWER steering shaft in the engine bay......not the intermediate shaft.
It looks like I need 3 parts from Borgeson to make a new telescopic steering shaft. I'm working on finding out the spline count.
 

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I'm having difficulty finding the correct U-Joint for the steering gear input shaft.
Still working on a solution.
 
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