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Old 09-19-2011, 07:26 AM   #1 (permalink)
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steering question

Again thanks for all your help. My 68 chev is finally starting to sit like I wanted it to. Put in add a leaf zero rates, and it gave me another inch in height, but now she doesn’t steer right very well and steers left really well. So do I need a steering correct pitman arm or is there another way?

Here is a before and after...hated the stink bug.





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Old 09-19-2011, 09:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Get cross over, problem solved.
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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So I looked at it this morning with a clear head after my post. When I moved the axle back I pulled the pitman arm back. So all I would have to do is turn the (not sure the name of this, Kinda like a single tie rod ) steering joint out by roughly 1.5 inches. That should put the pitman back in its original location. Easy...except it looks as if the adjuster is all turned out. Does someone sell longer adjusters or ends?

thanks for your advice.

Not sure what cross steering is...Ill check it out. This is a mild wheeler...mostly just a truck to pound around in.
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:45 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Go to off-road designs website and they have all the info you need. I also would strongly recommend crossover steering which is when the draglink crosses over to the passenger side steering knuckle instead of the push pull setup you have now. Google is your friend.
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