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Old 07-29-2002, 06:47 AM
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I am mocking up the location for my steering box in my Ford powered deuce and have a few questions to ask of those in the know. Should my pitman arm be level with the ground? Should the steering rods be parallel with each other in height and seperation?
Does this geometry change greatly with the movement of the front end?
The box seems to sit on an angle to achieve the steering rods to be parallel which in turn causes the pitman arm to be farther from the ground at the ball joint end ( not level). I have looked at several cars for ideas and find different variations. Also, the box is hard up against the engine mount which I guess should`nt be a problem or is it?
Do to the location of the frame engine mount it is not possible to bring the box higher. I am using a TCI pitman arm and a Flaming River box.Should I be using a shorter/longer arm? Once again thanks to all who respond. Roger
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