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Steering box

Steering box Steering box Drop arm Track rod Ball joint Ball joints Track rod Ball joint Idler and drop arm Ball joint Track rod Ball joint

Cars with steering boxes often have replaceable ball joints or rubber-bushed joints at both ends of the track rods, and on the drop arm and idler arm.

All there joints are replaced by the same basic methods, though the length of the rods may be adjusted by bolted clamps.

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