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Unread 12-12-2015, 12:21 AM   #1
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Mysterious steering nuts not sure where it goes

Short story I had some guy do some work on my car a few years ago and I went through my toolbox tonight and I found this bolt something on my steering linkage I think I'm trying to figure out where it belongs my steering is messed up on my car and I'm wondering if this is why?

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Unread 12-12-2015, 12:39 AM   #2
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I have never seen a part like that on a ZJ.

Scale would help, as would a description of the problem you're having.
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Short story I had some guy do some work on my car a few years ago and I went through my toolbox tonight and I found this bolt something on my steering linkage I think I'm trying to figure out where it belongs my steering is messed up on my car and I'm wondering if this is why?
That looks like a lock nut that would go on the power steering pump to hold the hard line in place. But just a wild guess.
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That looks like a lock nut that would go on the power steering pump to hold the hard line in place. But just a wild guess.
Could be this, what does the inside look like ? Smooth or threaded ? If smooth probably as Polka says, if threaded; maybe a reducer/ adapter of some sort ?
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Unread 12-20-2015, 03:58 PM   #5
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I kind of need more of an idea the then that should I go up to the Chrysler dealership
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Unread 12-20-2015, 04:06 PM   #6
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Please post an image looking into the hole at an angle.
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Unread 12-21-2015, 06:10 PM   #7
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Never seen a fastener like that anywhere on a ZJ, least of all the steering. Definitely not factory, so don't bother going to a dealership, they won't know either. If it ever *was* on your ZJ, it will have been down to somebody trying to make a non-ZJ part fit.

The tube nuts on the power steering lines look completely different, so it's not them. You've given us no idea of scale, nor described your steering problem, so we can't really help you any further.
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Scrap iron.
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Unread 12-22-2015, 08:23 AM   #9
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Looks galvanized to me. That plus the generally thin hex area, it looks like a galvanized steel pipe reducer bushing. That's plumbing parts not Jeep parts. Keep looking.

Looks just like this: http://www.lowes.com/pd_21868-29760-...anized+bushing
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