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OT Follow up.. 66F100 drag link and steering fixed

June 27 2012 at 7:12 PM

Mark H  (Login 65hdtp)

A week or so ago I posted problems with a conversion to front power disc brakes and power steering on my 66 F100 RWD. I used a 76 or 77 F150 donor along with AIM dropped I beams. The steering problem was that the turning radius to the left was very restricted and fine to the right. This conversion was done 8 years ago and I just got used to it; plan ahead for those U-turns at busy intersections. Getting this truck ready to sell and needed to make sure it is safe. With the help of folks here it was determined that a longer center link was needed because the donor disc brake spindles had wider mounting points for the tie rods. I ended up getting 76 center link with an toe adjuster installed and replaced the drivers side tie rod because it was tired. The original center link is one piece and the toe is adjusted on the drivers side only. Thanks for the help. I did have to remove the steering wheel and re-index it to match the turn signal cam movement. All better now.

This message has been edited by 65hdtp on Jun 27, 2012 8:26 PM

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