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10-23-2012 02:47 AM
chevota'54 12second6, been talkin around about the S-10 box,looks like you have tie rod in the front of the axle,sure would save aggervation with steering colum around the motor mount and Headers.
10-23-2012 02:39 AM
chevota'54 Hay Guys, jus got back from bike week in Daytona, INSANE, cant wait to get back to work so I can get some rest. Your getting closer everyday to seeing one MXrider13, when I started this ride, I was serchin for a Willys Coupe only I hav'nt won the Fl. Lottery yet. I've owend this '69 for 30yrs now,its been a show truck, low rider, drag racer, work truck,tow truck-Calf and back home a few times (thats when I was messin with sand cars) I was hopeing to have it ready for the Turky Run at the speedway,thats probly not gonna happen.We'll take the '54 and still have a good time.It'll be ready for the spring car shows tho.Not actuly period piece, but I like how its turning out.
10-18-2012 02:46 PM
12second6
s10 steering box mocked up

here is a pic of the s10 steering box mocked up. I made this a cross steer set up , im not a expert at this lol but it looks like it should work out fine and all lincages will be clear of the oil pan . The last piture shows how the rod end lines up to the steering box arm .
10-10-2012 11:51 PM
MXrider13 I would love to see a C10 Gasser, I don't see a lot of Gasser trucks unless it is a Willys.
10-10-2012 08:46 PM
12second6
steering box

yes i heard they wer getting hard to find. i bought this one about 6 years ago on ebay . I was looking at it and the car last nite i may wind up making a cross steer set up . that way it will work better .
10-08-2012 04:48 PM
chevota'54 You know on second thought, the search is the fun part.Probly does'nt matter much if it works.
10-08-2012 04:43 PM
chevota'54 Talkin to my older brother,seems like those S-10 manual boxs are sought after, everybody talks about the Vega & corvar boxs,but I dont see it.
10-07-2012 11:08 PM
12second6
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Originally Posted by chevota'54 View Post
I gotcha' ya. I'm gonna hav'ta mount mine on the outside. Where I welded the spring hangers was right where the stock box was bolted to. at first I thought I could use trad. steering til I found out more about bump steer,you think a '55 style box about mid spring crossed over to the pass. side would be fairly smooth?
Im not sure ? when I got my car it had the stock box the steering shaft wouldnt come out plus it had a ton of slop in it so i junked it it seemed bigger then what my s10 one is.
10-07-2012 10:40 PM
BOBCRMAN@aol.com I ended up using a Ford Mustang type box for my straight axle cross steer. Ford box puts the pitman arm further down to relieve the angle on the steering rod. See photo in my file.
10-07-2012 10:29 PM
chevota'54 I gotcha' ya. I'm gonna hav'ta mount mine on the outside. Where I welded the spring hangers was right where the stock box was bolted to. at first I thought I could use trad. steering til I found out more about bump steer,you think a '55 style box about mid spring crossed over to the pass. side would be fairly smooth?
10-07-2012 08:13 PM
12second6
s10 box

This is a pic of the manual S-10 box and steering shaft with the universals. This will mount onto the inside of the frrame rails I need to make a custom steel plate to bolt it to then to the frame rail i may have to change the small arm on the box but wont know for sure till i get the steering column mounted i mocked it up awhile ago with the old stock column and it looks like it should work , my orig plan was to buy a vega steering box but fig i would try to make do with what i had laying around 1st.
10-07-2012 06:46 PM
chevota'54 A S-10 box? Tradtional steering?Cant picture what that box looks like. I've got a box off a Astro I was thinkin about, came close to buying a box off a '66 Nova at the swap meet today,55bucs, but mount seem to low. I think a box off a '55 sedan is gonna be my best bet for cross steer.
10-06-2012 08:23 PM
12second6
steering

im planning on using a flaming river plain jane steering column , I have a manual S-10 steering box from another project with a double u joint solid steering conection shaft that has a 1" D end that goes to the column. i mocked up the steering box when i was figuring the lenghth for the column it looks close to what i can use .
10-06-2012 07:10 PM
chevota'54 Good deal, love the 210s. What type of steering setup did ya use, did the stock '55 box work w/cross steer?
10-06-2012 07:50 AM
12second6
my 55 210 gasser

Here's a pic of my 55 chevy 210 gasser , we just finished the body work and paint , it has a straight axle out of a 56 dodge truck and being powerd by a bbc 396 with muncie m21
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