Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
First, make sure the rag joint isn't what is causing the play. The rag joint is the component that connects the steering column to the gear box, under the hood. It is made of three pieces: The metal flange for the steering column, a rubber/belted flexible coupling, and the metal flange that fits on the steering gearbox. The rubber flex coupler is ripped in a lot of cases when you have excessive play in the steering wheel. I would make sure that is in good condition before attempting to mess the the back/lash adjustment on the steering box. That adjustment is pretty sensitive, and if you get it too tight, you could wipe out the gearbox quickly.
If you find that your rag joint is good, we'll post up the adjustment procedure for ya.
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