[Healeys] Steering Box Questions

Chris Dimmock austin.healey at gmail.com
Sat Jan 25 16:33:28 MST 2020

Penrite comes in grease gun cartridges. 
I replace the filler with a 1/4 bsp nipple to fill


> On 26 Jan 2020, at 6:18 am, Roger Grace <roggrace at telus.net> wrote:
> Two questions for the more experienced among us ...
> My BJ8 steering box is leaking. From the front cover and more significantly from the shaft.
> Firstly, is it possible to replace the shaft oil seal without removing the box ? - that is not going to happen at the moment.
> Looks sort of feasible to me and possibly the most difficult issue would be extracting the old seal ?
> Secondly as often mentioned here is to refill the box with some Penrite or similar NGLI 00 liquid grease. Is there a sensible/practical tecnique to get it into the filler hole ?. Grease gun with plastic tube ? Sounds messy job to me.
> Comments/ideas appreciated.
> rg
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