Teleflex Mechanical Helm Mounting Options & Tilt Steering
Technical Reference Manual
Selecting Replacement Mechanical Steering
Teleflex Marine offers a several helm mounting
options to accommodate nearly any preference.
These options are available for all helms,
except as noted.
Please take a moment to familiarize yourself
with these options before ordering replacement
steering systems or components.
Helm Mounting Options:
Mechanical (cable) steering typically comes
with 90° mounting hardware for the helm.
(Steering shaft is perpendicular to dash).
20° mounting kits (steering shaft 20° from
perpendicular) can be purchased as options.
Rack steering allows variations from 90°
mounting in two settings: 10° and 20° from
Big-T has two bezel mounting options, a
2-piece oval bezel which can be confi gured in
either 90° or 20° helm mounting plus a 1-piece
90° bezel which reduces shaft protrusion from
Mechanical Steering Bezel Mounts (typical):
FOR 90° MOUNT
(steering wheel parallel
FOR 20° MOUNT
20° from parallel to
Tilt Steering is an option for all mechanical
steering systems. Tilt allows the wheel to be
moved in 48° arc, in five 12° increments.
When ordering mechanical Tilt Steering, note
that a special Tilt version of the helm must
be ordered. Also, a Tilt Mechanism must be
Tilt helms are similar in appearance to standard
mechanical helms, except for the steering shaft.
Tilt helms have a flat ended shaft with a cross
hole for connection to the "universal joint" in the
tilt mechanism. (Standard helm shafts have a
Please also see the "Dimensions" section for
(available for all
Teleflex mechanical systems)
|TILT STEERING MECHANISM
(requires purchase of tilt helm)