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slop in the steering shaft fix?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by USNavyTaco, Oct 15, 2012.

  1. Oct 15, 2012 at 8:11 PM
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    USNavyTaco

    USNavyTaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    06 Tacoma prerunner sr5 with mods
    2 inch coil spacers up front, tsb rear, Kobalt toolbox, westin bull bar, driver seat height mod, jvc head unit, rag joint zip tie truss mod, 17inch alloy 4runner sr5 rims wrapped in 265 yoko geolanders, off road lights, uhaul hitch, tacoma seat covers, avs vent visors, debadged prerunner, mud flaps gone, scanguage II, glovebox shock absorber mod,flowmaster 40 exhaust,
    Crawled under truck today to do some investigatin of my steering as usual, always hopeful for a fix to my wobbly steering...damn truck..... anyways.. i noticed i have quite a bit of rotational play in the shaft before it enters the steering box. i also have a bit of side to side play and up and down play, specifically, where the shaft passes through the firewall. anyway to fix this without putting in a cardone rack? i thought about wrapping the shaft in teflon, then drilling a hole or using an existing hole in the frame nearby, and running a metal tie through the hole, around the shaft, and back through to eliminate the side to side play? just throwing out ideas here i know that sounds crazy.
     
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