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Seem to recall that a Land Rover RHD steering box can be made into a LHD. Thinking of using this idea on my '32 but not sure how to do it. Anyone rodders on here done this or know how it's done ?

Thanks for any help you can give, Kim
 

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have a RHD one here i have been trying for the last few days to figure out as it's the reverse to what i need it seems

with it located on the left hand rail with the pitman arm outside and low

RH turn = pitman arm backwards

here is a pic i found to help me get round what went where etc

 

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Shouldent need reverseing with a tube/beam front end, mine works fine set up as push pull with it located on the left hand rail with the pitman arm outside and low RH turn = pitman arm backwards
 

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The reason it works is that with the pitman arm on the inside of the chassis in its original application, it puts the pitman arm on the outside of the frame on a LHD chassis (see [email protected]'s pic). Imagine that arm on top of the chassis is a steering arm on your LH spindle, and you can see that pushing it forward will push the wheel to the left, exactly what you want for a side-steer set-up.
 

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all depends on wether your steering point is in front of or behind the bottom ball joint i guess

hope the pic helps - have one here i can take pics/details of if more in depth needed
 

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all depends on wether your steering point is in front of or behind the bottom ball joint i guess

hope the pic helps - have one here i can take pics/details of if more in depth needed
Wouldent make any differance, it would still push or pull the steering arm in the same direction
 

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Wouldent make any differance, it would still push or pull the steering arm in the same direction
yes of course sorry . . . my layout was using the relay also from up front . . . . sorry to confuse

101 drawings here trying to get head round it front back and sides - head hurts :) lol
 

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mine is a land rover box done left hand drive by andy(jackgriffin) if you still need piccs i can take a few at the weekend.
 

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Thanks guys.
So which Land Rover box should I be looking for and how do I tell them apart ?
 

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I'm not sure - like Kev says I think his is a Series 1, and I think the difference might be in the splines at the top of the column? To be honest I got two of them from old Land Rovers at Bloxham, but wouldn't know a Series 1 from a 2 if they drove over me. It was a pig of a job getting them out if I remember right, and seem to recall it involved borrowing their petrol-powered monster disc cutter!

Hemi looks good!
 

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I was researching these for my highrider , apparently the series 2 is , of course newer....and the s2 steering wheel spline is the same as minis so make`s steering wheel choice a lot better ! im still searching for a box to replace the suzuki jeep ( soooory to swear...) thing thats on there now....
My local Landy specialist does them s/h for £30 off the shelf...
 

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i think all leaf spring landrovers have this type of steering setup. when they went coil spring like rangerovers they went cross steer.
 

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i think all leaf spring landrovers have this type of steering setup. when they went coil spring like rangerovers they went cross steer.
Long time since I worked on them but I think you're right.In which case,series 3 should work too.Lots of changes when the 90 and 110 came out.
 
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