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Old November 16th, 2012, 07:11 PM
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Default Steering wheel way off center.. HELP!

My steering wheel is way off centre but the she drives straight and doesn't pull to the left or right. I did a wheel alignment after I did the front end swap. but the wheel is still off. Guys have told me theres a blot that will re just the wheel. if so where can i find it ?? any help with this one would be great.
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Unless the wheel is a full 180* off center then the only thing you can do to put it back to center is an alignment. There is plenty of adjustment in the steering linkage to fix this issue. I would go to a different shop.


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If one was to do this them self, what adjustment should I try first to the steering linkage?? I know what a green question.. hahah its learn as i go.
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I wouldn't do it yourself.. but there are sleeves on the tie rod ends, you adjust those and it brings the tires a certain way and the steering wheel a certain way. I wouldn't do it myself except to get it close after axle work before the pros get to it.


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can't you pull the wheel & re position it ?


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It only goes on one way. Granted you could pull the wheel and force it on the splines any way you please, but that's not safe or correct.


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Good to know..Thanks! Ill take it into a shop and get them to do it...
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I would go find a shop, ask them if they can get it done, then allow them to do the work. Don't just drop it off and expect it fixed, make them aware of the issue and what you specifically want done.


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Found a good shop today! Talked to the guy and told him the whole story! Russo your right you shouldn’t pull the wheel & re position it. Really unsafe and causes more wear, but you can. The shop I found is going to let me hang out and learn a thing or two...don't find that every day :) Give ya up date when it’s done
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good to know about the repositoning


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