Re: [DML] Forgot to Mention
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Re: [DML] Forgot to Mention



The flex coupling I tried worked great as a vibration reducer. As stated in Message #85260, I removed it not because it failed to perform its function, but because tortuous lower column geometry kept throwing it towards the high side A/C hose. The connection between the steering rack and the upper column is more convoluted on a DeLorean than on any other car I've ever seen. The lower U joint in particular really jumps around. I suspect the car that the lower shaft was intended to go into had a much straighter path from the rack to the upper column. 

Bill Robertson
#5939
 

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Martin Gutkowski" <martin@...> wrote:
>
> The intermediate shaft does not connect to the steering wheel does it Bill? By the definition you just linked to the column is the bit in the cockpit. 
> 
> As for the rest; I think you'll find mine is cheaper and doesn't include a pointless flex coupling...
> 
> You've still avoided giving us any benefit to this flex coupling other than "making it the same as other cars"
> 
> Martin
> 




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