For those who like a little more steering comfort with a Land Rover Series III: how to mount a steering damper.
On our vacation in Morocco in 2015, I felt sometimes that my steering started shaking / jiggling / vibrate when I drove through a hole or ledge with both front wheels, I think this is an opportunity to improve steering comfort.
Step 1: Place blocks behind and in front one of the rear wheels, raise front of the car on axle stands (safety first).
I’ve unpacked the new damper.
This is the place where the damper is to be mounted on the chassis, easy, the mounting point is already included.
Even on the steering rod an eye has been welded:
I then pressed the damper and fixed it with a piece of rope.
Now it’s a matter of pushing it in the eyes on both sides and attach the supplied plastic bushings, washers and nuts.
And so it is ready installed:
My first test ride showed that the steering of Milady is quieter, it needs less correcting while driving. I wonder how that will appeal over time and if I will have a better driving experience on rugged roads …