Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by JoshWard » Sun Jun 21, 2020 12:53 pm

With an original rack bush to hand it would be easy to get some proper bronze ones made up to the same dimensions. Problem solved!
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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by MarinaCoupe » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:43 pm

Josh please feel free to go ahead with that and I’ll stop importing the polyurethane ones.

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by Marymorris » Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:45 am

MarinaCoupe wrote: Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:41 am

I have ordered some more bushes, so will be able to help in a week or so.
:thumbup: Thanks, ill be after one

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by morris_carl » Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:26 am

My rack bush is knocking, I replaced it when I got the car back on the road 7k ago, fairly sure it was the black one, might be worth a look

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by david painter » Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:24 am

As Chris has mentioned I am going to fit one in a spare steering rack as part of a full strip down. This will be carried out in line with the repair instructions in the Original BL Repair Operations Manual. I will also see what modifications are needed to see what is needed to ensure bush stays in place if any. I will fit it to my coupe when the car has been run for rest of the summer, I will then inspect it to see its condition and location. I will also upload the instuctions for fitting once the bush has been inspected and verified
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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by JubileeNut » Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:51 pm

My red bush is fitted with 2 screws and has stayed in place. Car is not exposed to freezing temperatures so has not frozen in place or dislodged so far with about 10k miles
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Post by JoshWard » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:15 pm

I fitted one of the red ones to the M reg coupé I had. Used just the one original screw. Think the guy I sold it to has done about 70k miles in it now and still going strong!
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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by Morris McKinnon » Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:16 pm

It's worth checking the top ball joint too for play if you hear knocking from the steering. It can sound exactly the same as a worn steering bush. Something I need to do to my girlfriends car after I thought the bush slid out again but turns out to be the swivel pin knocking around in the top of the upright.

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by martinclan » Fri Dec 11, 2020 9:15 pm

Is there any news on the steering rack bush front? It seems I will be needing one judging by the play I have on the near side of my steering rack within its tube.
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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by MarinaCoupe » Sat Dec 12, 2020 2:30 pm

Yup, I have them back in stock now. £15.99 with BL Workshop Manual fitting instructions.

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by martinclan » Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:34 pm

Hi Chris
Thanks. Err - how do I go about purchasing?

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by MarinaCoupe » Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:22 pm

Hi, I’ll PM you.

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by StefanS » Thu Jan 19, 2023 2:04 pm

Hello from good old Germany. We bought a Marlin based on a Morris Marina. Now I need support. We found a broken bushing Inside the steering rack. Where can I Order the spare Part and is it available ?
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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by MarinaCoupe » Thu Jan 19, 2023 5:34 pm

Haven’t we just answered your question on Facebook? (Chris Weedon).

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Re: Nolathane Steering Rack Bushes

Post by StefanS » Thu Jan 19, 2023 7:50 pm

Hi Chris, of Course. Thank you and please apologize.

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