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[Mgs] MGA Inner Tie Rod Adjustment

Subject: [Mgs] MGA Inner Tie Rod Adjustment
From: paulhunt73 at (PaulHunt73)
Date: Fri, 11 May 2012 08:43:56 +0100
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There should be a resistance for the MGB at least, to ensure no free play - 
32 to 52 pound *inches* on the rod to produce articulation.  The 
ball housing is adjusted to produce this, the 'locknut' flange has to be 
prised out of the indentations on the housing to allow it.


----- Original Message ----- 
> ...  I thought there should
> be some resistance to them and that they should basically hold
> horizontal (but with free motion all around when moved by hand).  Is
> this correct.  If not how do I go about adjusting them.  Is it a
> "simple" tightening of the acorn nut like an MGB, or is it more
> involved.  The ball joint connection to the rack certainly looks a
> little different than an MGB.

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