Thread: Rudder Loose
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Old 06-11-2008, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Zalamander View Post
Hi,
I have an '82 stars and stripes and I noticed the rudder has about 1/2" up and down play in it, as well as some play in steering. Last weekend I was at the lake with a friend who has an 87' prostar and he has no play in his rudder at all. Does anyone know what could cause this play in mine and how I can fix?
Thanks,
Zack
My guess is the bushings may be worn.

BUT, put grease in the zerk fitting on top of the rudder, you may be suprised on how much that helps.
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