Maybe they're trying to account for different diameter steering wheels, so that
each one will feel the same?
I would still use the rim of the steering wheel, and figure out a way to hang a
lb 12" from the rim. I like inch-lb torque wrenches because they're more
accurate at low torque, like for oil pans.
> On May 24, 2020, at 2:20 PM, Robert Nogueirao via Shop-talk
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Folk Iâ??m rebuilding a steering box. The manual says to set the peg thrust
> adjustment so it takes 12 inch pounds at the rim of the steering wheel to
> over come the â??high spotâ?? or resistance.
> I have always heard of â??inch poundsâ?? as a measure of torque. If so, would
> it not be measured from the center of the steering wheel?
> Lacking a inch pound torque wrench my plan was to hang a one lbs weight 12
> inches from the center of the wheel and make the adjustment until the weight
> can over come the resistance and falls.
> Is this what you think the author meant?
> Bob Nogueira
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