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Old 12-10-2005, 07:01   #1 (permalink)
Timo Geusch
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Oh great, it's a gusher...

It appears that I've got an oil well spewing pre-refined power steering
fluid somewhere under my Range Rover. Actually, pretty close to the rhs
front wheel to be honest...

IOW it appears that the power steering has blown a seal or five at the
steering box end. I don't really have the time (or in this case, the
tools) to do the work myself so I would appreciate if someone could
give me some kind of indication what this repair is likely to cost me...

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Old 12-10-2005, 12:01   #2 (permalink)
Conor
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

In article <xn0eatp1j1txpj5002@nermal.unix-consult.com>, Timo Geusch
says...
> It appears that I've got an oil well spewing pre-refined power steering
> fluid somewhere under my Range Rover. Actually, pretty close to the rhs
> front wheel to be honest...
>
> IOW it appears that the power steering has blown a seal or five at the
> steering box end. I don't really have the time (or in this case, the
> tools) to do the work myself so I would appreciate if someone could
> give me some kind of indication what this repair is likely to cost me...
>

Price up a recon rack and factor in a couple of hours labour.


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Old 12-10-2005, 12:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

Conor wrote:
> In article <xn0eatp1j1txpj5002@nermal.unix-consult.com>, Timo Geusch
> says...
>
>>It appears that I've got an oil well spewing pre-refined power steering
>>fluid somewhere under my Range Rover. Actually, pretty close to the rhs
>>front wheel to be honest...
>>
>>IOW it appears that the power steering has blown a seal or five at the
>>steering box end. I don't really have the time (or in this case, the
>>tools) to do the work myself so I would appreciate if someone could
>>give me some kind of indication what this repair is likely to cost me...
>>

> Price up a recon rack and factor in a couple of hours labour.


Top advice again Conor. Care to explain where you're going to fit a rack
to a 1990 Range Rover?

You really are incredibly clueless.

John
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Old 12-10-2005, 13:01   #4 (permalink)
Conor
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

In article <400lu0F1875reU1@individual.net>, John Greystrong says...
> Conor wrote:
> > In article <xn0eatp1j1txpj5002@nermal.unix-consult.com>, Timo Geusch
> > says...
> >
> >>It appears that I've got an oil well spewing pre-refined power steering
> >>fluid somewhere under my Range Rover. Actually, pretty close to the rhs
> >>front wheel to be honest...
> >>
> >>IOW it appears that the power steering has blown a seal or five at the
> >>steering box end. I don't really have the time (or in this case, the
> >>tools) to do the work myself so I would appreciate if someone could
> >>give me some kind of indication what this repair is likely to cost me...
> >>

> > Price up a recon rack and factor in a couple of hours labour.

>
> Top advice again Conor. Care to explain where you're going to fit a rack
> to a 1990 Range Rover?
>
> You really are incredibly clueless.


Just to add, just like the sad twat you are, I googled and found there
are steering racks for Range Rovers.


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Old 12-10-2005, 13:01   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

In article <400lu0F1875reU1@individual.net>, John Greystrong says...

> Top advice again Conor. Care to explain where you're going to fit a rack
> to a 1990 Range Rover?
>

Same advice for a steering box.

> You really are incredibly clueless.


Because unlike you I'm not a sad twat and I don't google for every
single little thing.

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Old 12-10-2005, 13:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

On or around Sat, 10 Dec 2005 19:01:16 -0000, Conor <conor.turton@gmail.com>
enlightened us thusly:

>In article <400lu0F1875reU1@individual.net>, John Greystrong says...
>> Conor wrote:
>> > In article <xn0eatp1j1txpj5002@nermal.unix-consult.com>, Timo Geusch
>> > says...
>> >
>> >>It appears that I've got an oil well spewing pre-refined power steering
>> >>fluid somewhere under my Range Rover. Actually, pretty close to the rhs
>> >>front wheel to be honest...
>> >>
>> >>IOW it appears that the power steering has blown a seal or five at the
>> >>steering box end. I don't really have the time (or in this case, the
>> >>tools) to do the work myself so I would appreciate if someone could
>> >>give me some kind of indication what this repair is likely to cost me...
>> >>
>> > Price up a recon rack and factor in a couple of hours labour.

>>
>> Top advice again Conor. Care to explain where you're going to fit a rack
>> to a 1990 Range Rover?
>>
>> You really are incredibly clueless.

>
>Just to add, just like the sad twat you are, I googled and found there
>are steering racks for Range Rovers.


Balls.

not on any standard one. steering boxes. Unless, of course, the latest
kind have 'em. But that's not a classic one such as we're talking about.

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Old 12-10-2005, 13:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

Conor <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote on Sat, 10 Dec 2005 18:59:35 -0000:
> In article <400lu0F1875reU1@individual.net>, John Greystrong says...
>
>> Top advice again Conor. Care to explain where you're going to fit a rack
>> to a 1990 Range Rover?
>>

> Same advice for a steering box.
>
>> You really are incredibly clueless.

>
> Because unlike you I'm not a sad twat and I don't google for every
> single little thing.


So if you're right, and someone else is wrong, they're a clueless ****wit.

Yet, on the (regular) occasions where you're wrong, they're a sad twat.

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Old 12-10-2005, 15:01   #8 (permalink)
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...

In article <c6amp112m3ak09ssdgu05pkfplh3jphst3@4ax.com>, Austin
Shackles says...

> Balls.
>
> not on any standard one. steering boxes. Unless, of course, the latest
> kind have 'em.


And indeed they do my stupid friend.


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Old 12-10-2005, 15:01   #9 (permalink)
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In article <dnf9dl$2or0$1@outcold.yadt.co.uk>, David Taylor says...
> Conor <conor.turton@gmail.com> wrote on Sat, 10 Dec 2005 18:59:35 -0000:
> > In article <400lu0F1875reU1@individual.net>, John Greystrong says...
> >
> >> Top advice again Conor. Care to explain where you're going to fit a rack
> >> to a 1990 Range Rover?
> >>

> > Same advice for a steering box.
> >
> >> You really are incredibly clueless.

> >
> > Because unlike you I'm not a sad twat and I don't google for every
> > single little thing.

>
> So if you're right, and someone else is wrong, they're a clueless ****wit.
>

Yup..giving as good as I get.

> Yet, on the (regular) occasions where you're wrong, they're a sad twat.
>

Alot of the time I'm not wrong as any sensible person can see but the
pedants who need spoonfeeding with every word say I am because I don't
quote word for word.

You, for example, have yet to show you can provide a fact without it
sounding like it came from the result of a search engine.

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Old 12-10-2005, 15:01   #10 (permalink)
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Re: Oh great, it's a gusher...


"Timo Geusch" <tnewsSPAMMENOT@unix-consult.com> wrote in message
news:xn0eatp1j1txpj5002@nermal.unix-consult.com...
> It appears that I've got an oil well spewing pre-refined power steering
> fluid somewhere under my Range Rover. Actually, pretty close to the rhs
> front wheel to be honest...
>
> IOW it appears that the power steering has blown a seal or five at the
> steering box end. I don't really have the time (or in this case, the
> tools) to do the work myself so I would appreciate if someone could
> give me some kind of indication what this repair is likely to cost me...
>
> --

IIRC, there is a seal at the bottom of the steering box output shaft which
can leak quite badly. There is a repais kit available. But it does sound
form your 'gusher' description like you have maybe a loose or dodgy union on
the pipes into/out of the box itself. Worth a quick look I reckin and also a
post in alt.fan.landrover .

cheers,
JB


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