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Old 10-08-2008, 10:18 PM
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Smallest steering box ?

Just starting my first project and first time here-hello. Wondering if the Vega box is the most compact one available ? I have a stock '30 A frame that has been lengthened 15" in front of the cowl to allow for fit of a 440 Chrysler without touching the stock firewall. Problem is that even with an oil filter relocation kit , the Vega box for cross steer I have for mock-up is hitting the adapter and is sitting right where I need to be to keep the geometry with the pitman arm and drag link. I could sink the box into the frame some by trimming the bottom flat of the frame and a bit on top but then the integrity of the frame is compromised and I hate to have to run a gaudy looking gussett under the box. Any suggestions beyond changing the whole setup ? Thanks

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Corvair is probably still the smallest, best looking box for driver's side steering. They are being reproduced as all new items although you can still find good used ones that need to be reversed if they haven't already been. Very easy modification.

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pinto or vega are nice and small and are great to steer
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You might want to check out a Geo tracker box they are very small and available power or manual, I have a spare manual one if you need it.
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Tracker? huh, let me seee what happens after tomorrow. I am picking up an old postal Jeep with right hand drive and may see how and if it may work for me. Thanks for the offer- I may be going that route. Tony
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