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  1. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    My 1950 Chevy 3100 has a 1974 Firebird clip. The streering wheel won't return to center after a right or left turn. I have replaced all of the steering linkage, ball joints, and control arm bushings. The steering gear is the original from the Firebird. The pump is from a 1973 Chevy truck. I have...
  2. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    Hello I have recently purchased a 1947 ford gasser with a 350. It was a old racer back in the day. I have many AMC hot rods but always wanted a gasser. Since I never had one, it is becoming a learning curve about certain items on the car. One of them is the front suspension. It seems that it...
  3. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    New to the site. I recently picked up a 1939 plymouth out of a farmers field. Has no tires or axles. Frame and floors look good and only one bullet hole in the glass. No motor or transmission. Looking to build this up. I picked up a 1977 mustang ghia as i had read a little about mustang ii front...
  4. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have a 52 GMC on a s10 chassis, what can be used for Power Rack, are there any stock systems that will work? Aftermarket? Will manual Rack work well? Thanks
  5. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I'm putting the steering back in my '67 Fairlane and if I torque the castle nut to spec (40 ft lbs) that holds the idler arm to the cross link it binds up and can't be moved by hand. It might be movable with the mechanical advantage of the steering wheel and steering box but it's way tighter...
  6. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I was wondering if any one knows if GM makes a 7'' travel front steer rack and pinion. I have heard 85 Buick Century but not sure if it is front steer, any help would be appreciated. What have others used for power steering in a 33, I don't have the stock axel.
  7. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I'm looking to convert my 1966 Mustang to a rack and pinion set up. Just doing some quick research there seems like there are a lot of different conversion kits out there. Does anyone have any insight on which one is the best? Also my mustang has a manual transmission with the factory clutch...
  8. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have a Helix Mustang II IFS air ride for the 3 axle project I'm currently building with a tracking width of 56.5." The outer tread width is 64.5" with the 10.5 tires and wheels I've selected. The rear 2 axles outer tread width is 80.5" with the same tires and wheels as well. I need help...
  9. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    taper on mustang II tie rod - 7 degree?
  10. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have a build that I have taken over and it has what appears to be a nickel plated SWEET mfg steering box. Which seems to be an expensive circle track style box....(this may be a dumb question) does it have to have a higher pressure circle track style pump for street only use?? Thanks, I ask...
  11. General Rodding Tech
    I recently acquired a 36 Chevy high cab pu . At some point a gm steering gearbox was mounted sideways but never hooked up because the rotation was wrong. After looking at all kinds of gear boxes it occurred to me that what would be simplest would be to reverse the input into this box. Do they...
  12. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I have recently installed a ford power assist steering control valve and slave cylinder in my 38 Dodge. The tie rod end that goes into the steering arm is a little to big and I can only get the castle nut on about half way. My question is... Is this a 7.12 degree taper? I need to purchase a ream...
  13. General Rodding Tech
    When I built my 38 Dodge in about 2000, I grabbed a steering column out of the parts pile and installed it. It is a tilt column, with dimmer switch in it, pretty generic really. The problem arose when I lost my keys. I don't remember what the column came out of. It has the screw holding the...
  14. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    alright so i got a 1976 k10 an when i drive it i always needs to correct it an its real loose kinda sketchy around sharp corners Im runnin about 16 total inchs of lift if tbats a factor
  15. Suspension - Brakes - Steering
    I installed a vega box on my 30 model A. The car has a 302. Yes imagine that a Ford in a Ford. The space for the steering rod inside the gap of the motor mount looks very tight. Any suggestions?
  16. Hotrodding Basics
    Hello all- I've read some of the previous posts regarding proper R-Rod geometry and found it all helpful. One answer I couldn't find is what rules govern the distance between the points where the rods connect to the frame? I am building a replica mid-20's Indy Racer (picture a Miller). I am...
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