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Old 04-24-2012, 07:16 PM
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I'm lost on that one?
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Old 04-24-2012, 08:02 PM
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You know when you are getting old...

I just heard a few cobwebs pop (or was that a stitch) and remembered how SHELBY quickened the steering on the MUST with this type of steering system.

One was the use of a longer pitman and idler arm and the other was a quicker ratio box.

Maybe call and talk with these people about maybe modifying your present box?

http://www.flamingriver.com/index.ph...ts/c0011/s0003
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:30 AM
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That was exactly what I was looking for. If anyone can do it, they can. This is one of those times I kind of miss GM.. there's so much information of swap parts. I put a '97 jeep box in my '68 chevelle and it was a direct bolt on with a much closer ratio.

This.. will certainly not be as easy.

tbirds 8.. I was only referring to the fact that in new york city, and even it's outlying suburbs, we don't see many hamburger stands anymore. Something about sprawl...
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sure, I COULD do that.. but I don't want the car to be so heavily modded.. and, I should point out that the car is TOTALLY driveable as it is, but it's not really right. I haven't been to a hamburger stand since my time machine broke, but as soon as the parts come in, I'll get over there before I head to the drive-in!
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:20 PM
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So, my problem is actually the control valve, not the box.. BUT, I'd still like something with a closer ratio. This article is super helpful. I'm tracking down a 79 cougar ..

http://www.hemmings.com/hmn/stories/...feature32.html


It ought to have a closer ratio, but still retain power assist, and would have a control valve I could use.
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