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My steering box is leakin real bad and has some slack in it,, what other year models would fit this car... i would like a quick ratio box,, what kind of prices am i lookin at for a new one,, and where should i look.. what options do i have. Thanks

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Find one at your local salvage yard or try Ebay.
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www.NASTYZ28.com 2nd gen camaro board.
Im pretty sure any year from 70 to 81 will fit. If not 74-81 will fit.
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Not all will be a quick-ratio box, though. The NastyZ28 site probably has info on what cars have the good units. Might contact AGR in the DFW area. They quoted me under $200 for a rebuilt GM box with high-effort valving & quick gears, but that was probably 5 years ago. The hose fittings were changed in '76 or so, but older boxes will still bolt up, and hoses can be adapted.
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Believe it or not, your local CarQuest or O'Reilly's or NAPA should be able to fix you up with no problems.
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My steering box is leakin real bad and has some slack in it,, what other year models would fit this car... i would like a quick ratio box,, what kind of prices am i looking at for a new one,, and where should i look.. what options do i have. Thanks
The quick ratio steering box you want is found on late 70's--early 80's TRANS AM's with WS6 handling packages, probably not easy to find and not cheap unless the seller does not know what they have... but I owned a 79 new and I can tell you, if you have a car with high top end speed they are TO quick and VERY touchy at high speeds...also i have a quick ratio factory box in a "buick riveria gran sport" and it is also very ?Positive? but it works well under cruising conditions...

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A 3rd gen box for a WS6 16 wheel Trans Am is a good bet. Better ratio. Should bolt right in. Lines may be different 3rd gen has o-ringed lines. But IIRC 78 up had that too. If not, have a new line made. Rag joint changed in 76 or 77 , so you are good there.

WWW.nastyz28.com will have more info (did I mention I am an admin there )

Or I could tell you where to spend big $$$, like the AGR or ATS box.
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