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Old 02-22-2008, 11:02 PM   #1
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Recently my steering started pulling to the right. I assumed it needed an alignment. I got it in this am. I have Goodyear Wranglers with 42K on 'em.
The shop said the alignment was dead on but that I had a broken belt in the R.F tire.
Off I go to the local Goodyear place. I have a brand new full size spare hanging underneath.
Well, needless to say, after three years the lock & shaft were rusted so badly that they had to cut the lock off with a sawzall.

Now I will need to replace that or use a chain.
at least if someone steals the spare now, they will be getting an old spare with a broken belt.
I figure about another 10K and I'll get the Ogre some new shoes.

The lock has a grease fitting on it so ya might just want to check it out if you haven't looked at it lately. Maybe even spray some WD40 on the shaft.
It's a good thing that I wasn't out on the road with a flat to change to make this discovery.

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Old 02-23-2008, 04:21 PM   #2
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Good tip!

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Old 02-25-2008, 11:59 PM   #3
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i bet all that salt up there didnt help any... good advise!
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