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Re: Ujoint off Steering Column

To: "Bob Howard" <>
Subject: Re: Ujoint off Steering Column
From: "Telewest \(PH\)" <>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 18:19:35 +0100
A sticky stuff a bit like chewing gum used to stick kids pictures to the
kitchen wall, but doesn't go hard.

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From: "Bob Howard" <>
To: <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: Ujoint off Steering Column

>   Thanks, Paul.   What is BluTack?
>    This may be an issue only with the collapsible column; I don't know as
> I've never seen a later non-collapsible column in the USA.
> Bob
> On Thu, 26 Sep 2002 13:07:33 +0100 "Telewest \(PH\)"
> <> writes:
> > Only by replicating them.  Some have mentioned using BluTack, I have
> > wrapped stiff wire round the shaft with one free end where the point
> would
> > be, which can be set by rotating each shaft and adjusting the wire
> until
> > rotates at a single point in space and doesn't describe a circle.
> Remember the
> > proper points also set the londitudinal position of each shaft, not
> just
> > their relative lateral position.  On my non-collapsible column the
> inner
> > moves in and out freely, its final position being set by the UJ, so
> that is
> > not an issue.  It may be with collapsible columns.

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