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Old 01-25-2007, 01:45 PM
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Chevy Cavalier PS for '49-'51 Ford

I have a 1950 Ford that I would like to convert to power steering without going the Volvo route with all the expense that entails. I have heard that a Chevy Cavalier rack and pinion steering can be used on the '49-'51 Ford cars. Anybody done one of these conversions, and can you provide technical data like year of rack, tie rod ends, mounting points, problems encountered, and other such info?
Also, has anyone used the GM Saginaw boxes and, if so, could you provide the same info as above?
Any help would be appreciated.

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Fatman Fabrications sells a rack & pinion kit. I believe it uses an 89-94 Cavalier unit. I am not sure how good it is but here is a little write up on one that someone else installed.
http://www.y-blocksforever.com/tech/html/r_p.html I know this one is for the mid fifties Ford but they do have kits for 49-51 that probably uses the same Cavalier unit.
If you go the Saginaw route, stay away from Gearheads Cruiser Products.
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60tbirdrick was right

We both got burned by GEARHEADS CRUSIER PRODUCTS. I LIKE MY RACK.Check company reviews befor you buy.!!!!!!
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