On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 12:18, Josh Battles <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2011 10:31 AM, "Jason Bleazard" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 18 Oct 2011, Josh Battles wrote:
>>> I wouldn't use that stuff. Why not just pull the belt?
>> I hadn't thought of that... I guess I'd need to come up with a short belt
> to drive the alternator and water pump. And fight the manual steering for
> two hours a day. Not my first choice, but it beats walking.
> LOL, I forgot it's a serpenine belt and steering box on your dak. What's the
> ratio and how often are you turning while not moving? I would think the
> slower ratio steering box would be fairly easy to use (maybe don't parallel
> park) without assist, your dak is the smallest configuration being short box
> reg cab. How much does your truck weigh? The bimmer guys (2800 pound cars)
> run 2.7LTL manual racks in daily drivers without problems, but I'm not sure
> how a steering box works in relation to a rack as I've never had a vehicle
> with one.
The 2001 (assuming that's the Dak Jason's talking about) has a rack.
They switched to R&P on the 4x4s in 2000 IIRC.
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