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Where to get a rag joint???

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Degnol, Apr 7, 2003.

  1. Degnol

    Degnol

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    I'm getting ready to do the minitruck PS conversion on my '66 FJ40. I'd like to retain the original steeringwheel(36 spline) so I'm going to have to weld on a rag joint. JTO has one, but that's the only one I can find.
    Any suggestions?
    Ed Long
     
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    CCOT has OEM and aftermarket rag joints for $41 and 24 respectively. Search for steering coupler. If that is too much, the pick n pull is full of them, but you would spend more in your time pulling one.
     
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    Uhh...I just used the land cruiser joint. On my 76fj40, it went right to the '84 minitruck box...
     
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    Hey, Chef. I ain't got no stinking rag joint. My '66 shaft goes right into the steering box. So I was going to cut the shaft and weld the rag on the cut end. However, I have since found a '72 steering shaft that has the 36 spline on the wheel end AND a rag joint on the other.
    I hope to have this thing converted and menacing the streets of Columbia before semester ends.
    Thanks,
    Ed Long
     
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    Hey Ed, feel free to yell if you need help. I've got welders, chop saws, plasma cutters, we'll get you hooked up real quick:) If you ever want to get together for beverages, that's all good too:) Sorry 'bout not catching the 66 being "minus rag joint." It's been a looong time since I looked at the steering on my 65fj45...