View Full Version : Steering 50 Champion Idler Arm (526327)

01-11-2017, 01:26 PM
In my previous post about rebuilding the front end of Dads car, Bob Kapteyn mentioned the possible need to replace the idler arm (P/N: 526327). Did a little research and this part doesn't appear on any of the typical vendor web sites. So I started researching and a previous thread on this forum suggests the possibility of re-building one of these.

So, I have 2 questions.

1. Does anyone have a NOS piece that they would sell?

2. If I wanted to get our existing part rebuilt, what would that entail? Is there a kit for it like the bell crank on my Hawk? If there is no kit, is there a vendor out there that does this type of work?


Dwain G.
01-12-2017, 05:14 PM
First, inspect the idler arm closely (wiggle steering wheel while watching for lost motion). This area had some upgrades because of flexing at the mounting. Send me a PM on the forum with your email addy and I will send you a pdf of Service Letter #834.
If the idler arm does need rebuilding, I don't have an answer for you other than remove it and take to a machinist for a look at.

01-12-2017, 09:28 PM
PM sent.