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rdlangston13
05-19-2013, 01:18 AM
I have heard multiple times on here that you should grease the steering cable or steering box at the rudder and that there is a grease fitting back there. I have looked and looked and NEVER seen a grease zerk so I was wondering if someone could snap a picture and post it to show me where it is. Thanks.


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z28ke
05-24-2013, 12:14 AM
I looked for it on my boat when doing preseason maintenance and didn't see a fitting either. I can't remember if there was a cap on top. If so it probably comes off with a screwdriver. I should have looked closer

beat taco
05-24-2013, 12:39 AM
I think the zerk on the rudder disappeared around '06. My centurion had a tube under the steering wheel to lube the cable, my Supra does not.

mmandley
05-24-2013, 12:45 PM
I never greased the steering cable or anything on my 08 and it was silky smoth even when i sold it last Oct.

Only thing i have really seen or read on here is dont let the end of the cable sit under water for long periods of time, like on a lift, in the water, or trailered.

kaneboats
05-24-2013, 01:56 PM
Keep your bilge clean and dry.

rdlangston13
05-24-2013, 02:03 PM
I feel like my wheel has alot of slop in it. like while driving in the water i can move it 2-3" either direction before i really encounter any resistance....is that normal???

mmandley
05-24-2013, 10:47 PM
I feel like my wheel has alot of slop in it. like while driving in the water i can move it 2-3" either direction before i really encounter any resistance....is that normal???

NO when i drove your boat last year in Texas, my first thought was this doesnt feel like my LSV. Your cable has a lot of play, or the steering rack under the dash has a lot of play.

rdlangston13
05-24-2013, 10:48 PM
Hhhmmmmmm. May be in a for a new cable at the end of this season


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mmandley
05-24-2013, 10:52 PM
Hhhmmmmmm. May be in a for a new cable at the end of this season


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Thats what i would do.