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There's some evidence (if you search for the reference number STC 1044) that this may be a 'drop arm' or 'dropped arm', but I'd prefer to have an informed opinion...
Some first-hand knowledge (or useful links) about what this αγκώνας (?) τιμονιού is, what it's for, what it does, what it looks like, would be much appreciated!
I agree, Andras deserves points for the very useful information.
16:14 Apr 26, 2008
Andras, please make the relevant entry in the glossary. Many thanks for pointing out that this is a ball joint, i.e. part of the drop arm (not the whole drop arm). I've looked at some more of the relevant terminology (found by searching for 'steering box drop arm').
Dylan thanks for the wishes. You had your Easter a month earlier. Now concerning the drop arm are we going to put it in the glossary? Ask Andras to do it because he was first and deserves the honour and the points.
Dylan what you are looking for is the drop arm which has a bushing at the end. A repair kit is normally available for such part. We are having Easter in Greece and today it was God Friday that is why you don"t get much of a responce.
The ball joint of the drop arm?
Drop arm type STC1044 (fitted to the majority of Land-Rover vehicles) has a replaceable ball joint. The upper seating is difficult to remove in-situ, ...