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Old 11-16-2016, 04:37 AM   #1
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Default 33 Steering Box

Hi Barners, I have spent many hours trying to get my 33 steering to an acceptable standard. After several attempts to restore the box & adjust as per green book I decided enough was enough.
I contacted Flathead Ted and ordered his modified boxes that he was advertising. Fitted the box and off for a trial run. The steering was so light that I nearly wiped out the back mudguard backing it out of the shed.
I have always enjoyed driving the 33 but now it is such a pleasure.
Thank you Ted.

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Old 11-16-2016, 06:36 AM   #2
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Any pictures? How much? Don't see them on his web site? Thanks
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Interested in details?
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Old 11-17-2016, 01:18 AM   #4
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This is a 32 Box I have them in 32 to 34 in Left and right , F1 type internals, Limited supply until production ramps up . Email for pricing ,Ted
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Old 07-22-2017, 04:34 PM   #5
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Can we get an update on this from Ted?
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Old 07-23-2017, 04:33 PM   #6
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,while I have sold ones and twos I have spent the last few months tooling up for production ,and having a patternmaker rework the patterns for a more user friendly moulds for the foundry . my plan is to carry these on the shelf's, Send me a private post so I have you on record ,Ted
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Old 07-23-2017, 05:52 PM   #7
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As mentioned before I'm happy with the box.
One thing to keep in mind is the different shaft lengths & location of steering lock tab. Maybe send your old shaft to Ted.
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Old 07-23-2017, 08:47 PM   #8
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Part of what I have been doing is working out the steering shaft specs ,so I can supply the complete unit ,at this point I am not supplying or drilling the steering lock tab ,The lengths are 33-34, 42".
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Old 07-24-2017, 12:56 AM   #9
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Ted is not the 33 different to the 34 with the different ratio?
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Old 07-24-2017, 05:36 AM   #10
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Lawrie is correct there are two ratios in 33-34
Ran into that truck by to rebuild. Parts not interchangeable
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Old 07-24-2017, 07:50 AM   #11
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Any plans to do a 36 box?
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Old 07-24-2017, 02:42 PM   #12
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The parting line between 13 to 1 and 15 to 1 ratios was a running change in the '33 model year. Also early '33 steering shafts and tubes are shorter than the later '33 (and all '34) shafts and tubes.
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Old 07-24-2017, 03:28 PM   #13
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The 33 &34 will be standard ised at 15 to 1 .The lock collar can be fitted later to suit. I plan to do a 35 /36 at some point .I think that early 33 may have used the 32 shaft at 31" but I can do any required .Ted
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Old 07-25-2017, 06:25 AM   #14
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Is lock to lock the same for the 13-1 as the 15-1?
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What is the difference between your 15-1 34 and a stock 15-1?
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Old 07-26-2017, 12:22 AM   #16
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With mine you have a roller like a 37 to 40 rather than a peg ,Also with a 15 to 1 you get maybe half a turn more ,Ted
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Old 08-16-2017, 05:36 AM   #17
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Ted,
Do you envisage ever making your new steering box for a Model A?

And in RHD?

Thanks for making the 32 and 33-34 boxes available.
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The 33 &34 will be standard ised at 15 to 1 .The lock collar can be fitted later to suit. I plan to do a 35 /36 at some point .I think that early 33 may have used the 32 shaft at 31" but I can do any required .Ted
I would be interested in having one of your modifications for my 36.
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Old 08-16-2017, 03:26 PM   #19
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Default Re: 33 Steering Box

Hi Mark The last pictures I posted (not a clear one ) you will note the lower one is a RH 32 with the model A chassis mount ,
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Ted,
Do you envisage ever making your new steering box for a Model A?

And in RHD?

Thanks for making the 32 and 33-34 boxes available.
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Old 08-16-2017, 03:29 PM   #20
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We are working on the 35 /36 one PM sent Ted
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I would be interested in having one of your modifications for my 36.
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