Lightwin stiff steering

backwater52

Seaman Apprentice
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Sep 3, 2019
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steering is pretty stiff. i put a little oil around the collar but did no good, don't see a grease zerk.
3 hp lightwin 1963
 

Vic.S

Rear Admiral
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May 4, 2004
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Friction adjustment too tight ?

If not take two halves of the swivel bracket apart . Clean out old grease and other gunge..
Regrease and reassemble
 

backwater52

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thanks, will have to take it apart. adjustment is loose and got a parts diagram so will do that after i get ignition squared away.
 
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