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Manual Steering Center Link
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How To Install Integral Power Steering Gear
Borgeson Power Steering Stops The Leaks And Gives You Crisp 16:1 Steering Without Special Modifications
By Jim Smart, Photography by Jim Smart
March 05, 2010
All Bendix power steering hardware should be removed. This is the power ram-to-left frame rail attachment bracket. Remove the two bracket-to-frame bolts, then the long safety bolt that penetrates the rail. Drop the power ram.
All Bendix power steering hardware should be removed. This is the power ram-to-left frame
When we called Virginia Classic Mustang to order the manual steering center link (also known as a drop link), we were told we also needed a manual steering idler arm. Two long, high-carbon Grade 8 bolts retain the idler arm. Bolt the heads outside and lock nuts inside. If you want exceptional performance, opt for an original equipment-style idler arm, not an aftermarket replacement. Factory idler arms snap back to center, which aids return to center performance. Aftermarket idler arms do not.
When we called Virginia Classic Mustang to order the manual steering center link (also kno
Because our '67 Mustang has a collapsible steering column, it also has a rag joint. Remove two bolts and lock nuts using 1/2-inch wrenches. This frees both the column and steering gear.
Because our '67 Mustang has a collapsible steering column, it also has a rag joint. Remove
The Flaming River steering gear is retained with three chassis bolts, calling for the use of a 5/8-inch socket.
The Flaming River steering gear is retained with three chassis bolts, calling for the use
Manual Steering Linkage
Should you decide to go with a manual steering linkage with your Borgeson package, you're going to need a manual steering centerlink, idler arm, and Pitman arm (Virginia Classic Mustang for the idler arm and center link; Mustangs Etc. for the Pitman arm-C7ZZ-3590-B, 1 1/4-inch sector shaft). We used Scott Drake's AccuMatch Hi-Temp Gray spray paint for exhaust manifolds on these pieces with outstanding results.
Manual Steering Linkage Should you decide to go with a manual steering linkage with your
Steering gear removal for '67s is straightforward through the top if you remove the master cylinder and shock tower bracing. If you'd rather go through the bottom, remove the exhaust manifold and drop the exhaust system.
Steering gear removal for '67s is straightforward through the top if you remove the master
If you're keeping the original Ford/Thompson or Eaton pump, skip this step. If you're opting for Borgeson's GM/Saginaw pump, remove the Ford pump. You will need to use the longer pump support stud provided by Borgeson.
If you're keeping the original Ford/Thompson or Eaton pump, skip this step. If you're opti
Pump pressure gets to the steering gear via a pressure hose and return hose. Pressure hose (fitting on left at pump) goes to the inbound arrow cast in the Borgeson gear head. Return hose (low pressure on left) goes to the outbound arrow.
Pump pressure gets to the steering gear via a pressure hose and return hose. Pressure hose
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