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99 700 Lx Steering

Thread in 'Motors & Props' started by N82Fish, Apr 9, 2018.

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    Need help on a good way to remove the steering cable from a nitro 700lx. Thanks.
     
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    I have searched the internet with no luck. I’ve read discussions about people having to replace steering on this site but nothing discussing exactly how they removed the cable.
     
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    Then disconnect from steering wheel and snake out cable. I would attach a line/electricians snake to the old cable in case you need a guide to install the cable.
     
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    Thanks for your help. I have watched that video and many others. The issue I have is with the 700lx there is not a lot of space and the steering cable hits the side of the boat when I am sliding it out of the tilt tube. The only way I can see me being able to get it out is by removing the motor. The guy in the video is on a big boat and he can just pull his steering cable off. I am hoping someone on this site has had a similar issue and was able to resolve it.
     
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    I guess i do not understand. I have removed a number of steering cables from different boats, some were more difficult than others but they came out. Have you tried to turn the steering wheel after both sides are disconnected?
     
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