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Old 04-20-2015, 09:23 AM
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Centering steering wheel

I've read a few posts where people have mentioned that the steering wheel can be centered by unbolting something at the helm, rotating the wheel, and then reattaching it. I took a look under there and can't seem to find what I need to unbolt.

Here are a pics, let me know if someone can point out where that hardware is.






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Old 04-20-2015, 09:26 AM
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Here is the thread I'm referring to - #5

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/...ad.php?t=32942
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Old 04-20-2015, 09:45 AM
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Carefully pop off center cap of the wheel. Bolt under that. Remove bolt. Re-center wheel on spline. Tighten bolt. Replace center cap. Head to the lake.
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Old 04-20-2015, 10:45 AM
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Carefully pop off center cap of the wheel. Bolt under that. Remove bolt. Re-center wheel on spline. Tighten bolt. Replace center cap. Head to the lake.
Didn't realize they were splined, thought it was a square drive. I'll give that a shot.
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Old 04-20-2015, 10:56 AM
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Carefully pop off center cap of the wheel. Bolt under that. Remove bolt. Re-center wheel on spline. Tighten bolt. Replace center cap. Head to the lake.
This. It's a top side job. If you find yourself putting your head under the dash/helm, you're doing it wrong. Good luck.
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Old 04-20-2015, 11:12 AM
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This. It's a top side job. If you find yourself putting your head under the dash/helm, you're doing it wrong. Good luck.
Will I need a puller? Or just yank and hope it doesn't hit me in the face?
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Old 04-20-2015, 12:18 PM
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It's a top side job. If you find yourself putting your head under the dash/helm, you're doing it wrong.
Maybe because it's a Monday, but I won't even tell you where my brain went when I read that.

To the OP, it's pretty easy. Even I did it and I usually screw most things up.
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Old 04-21-2015, 11:17 AM
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Will I need a puller? Or just yank and hope it doesn't hit me in the face?
You just remove the allen screws and gently pull it off.

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Maybe because it's a Monday, but I won't even tell you where my brain went when I read that.
If that's where you're at early in the morning, remind me to keep an eye on you at lunchtime.
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Old 04-21-2015, 11:33 AM
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You just remove the allen screws and gently pull it off.
If I align them within the allen screws, I can only get as close as 60 or so, correct?
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Old 04-21-2015, 12:11 PM
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If I align them within the allen screws, I can only get as close as 60 or so, correct?
You may want, to check the rudder actuator arm's orientation.

While you're at it, grease the rudder packing.
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