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Rack and Pinion

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Frist State Hillbilly, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Frist State Hillbilly
    Joined: Apr 4, 2007
    Posts: 65

    Frist State Hillbilly
    from dover de.

    I am looking for info on a rack system for 51 chev with stright axel if you have one or know where I can find one and which is the best that you know.
  2. JohnEvans
    Joined: Apr 13, 2008
    Posts: 4,883

    from Phoenix AZ

    Frame mounted racks do NOT work well with straight axles !! And axle mounted ones need a slip joint in the steering shaft and don't work real good either. Re think this.
  3. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 18,521


    In my professional opinion, these cannot be made to work properly together.

    What does work, is the Toyota 4x4 power steering conversion, if you can stomach some furrin parts on your Chevy.
  4. Just say NO!! Don't do it!

  5. dbradley
    Joined: Jan 6, 2007
    Posts: 1,036


  6. The unisteer is similar to a cross steer setup. This is about the only thing that would work well. IMHO
  7. 29AV8
    Joined: Jan 12, 2009
    Posts: 222


    whats wrong with traditional steering? r&p thats not H.A.M.B friendly.

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