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Old 11-03-2011, 03:20 PM
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'50 ford pick up steering

I would like to improve the steering on my all original 1950 Ford F100 pick-up. I don't need power steering but would like to convert to rack and pinion. Any one have any suggestions about what might work best in this truck ?

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To my mind what would work best is to go to Borgeson (borgeson.com) and get a new replacement steering box and then go through the kingpins and bushings and tie rod ends. When this is done the truck will drive just fine and the wobbly steering will be fixed.

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Thanks ..I will look into that but am afraid that the old '50s set up with a steering box ect.. will still have too much "play"
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The play you have now is most likely from worn parts..just my opinion but I do know that when new that type of steering and axle works fine..

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