unscrew the bolt securing the bottom of the steering shaft to the steering rack
unscrew the bolt securing the top of the steering shaft into the steering column
remove steering shaft
chisel off (or drill out) the large rivets and remove the bolt(s) securing the rag joint to the steering shaft
replace rag joint - instead of rivets, you use bolts that come with the rag joint kit. The rag joint kit can be purchased in most Pep Boys, Auto Zones or Advanced Auto parts stores.
replacement of stering shaft is reverse of the above
Also check your outer tie rod ends and inner tie rod ends on the steering rack, because if there is accrued miles on that unit, those parts CAN be bad (loose). This will also cause sloppy steering feeling as well.
Check your front ball joints too. If the ball joint boots are torn, and the ball joints are extremely easy to move around by your hand, it's time to replace them also.
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