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post #1 of Old 03-28-2007 Thread Starter
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Rudder repair

I've got an 82 MKIII with a noisy rudder - groans when I turn the wheel, esp. when there's more resistance eg. in a stiff breeze. Seems to be coming from the rudder shaft, not the steering gear itself. Questions:

Anyone had a similar problem and managed to fix it?

Any tips on dropping the rudder in the water? (Don't really want to haul her if I can avoid it.)


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