Follow these steps to ensure safe installation and proper use. Failure to follow the instructions below could result in the U-joint securing set screws backing out and possibly U-joints becoming unsecured.
- Remove the OEM steering shaft.
- Mock up the Condor steering shaft conversion kit on your chassis. (You may need to trim a small plastic dust cover on an E46 rack.)
- Align both U-joints so the shaft is centered. The shaft should be flush or close to flush with the ends of the U-joint yoke. Too short could sacrifice strength and too long will cause the shaft to interfere with the operation of the U-joint.
- Tighten the set screws to mark or remove the set screws and use a Sharpie to mark the location of all the set screws on the shaft.
- Remove the Condor steering shaft conversion kit. You will need to drill an indent on the shaft for set screw retention.
- Use a transfer punch to mark the marked locations.
- Drill a small indention in all the punched locations on the shaft.
- Re-install the Condor steering shaft conversion kit. High strength thread locking compound is required on the set screws along with the jam-nuts to secure the U-joints.
*Failure to follow the instructions could result in the U-joint securing set screws backing out and possibly U-joints becoming unsecured. Once installed this should be a trouble-free part - but it is always good to check critical fasteners before each racing event. Condor Speed Shop is not liable for improper installation or care of this racing part.