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Old 01-01-2018, 06:14 PM   #14
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Re: Bolt in steering rack

Originally Posted by robnolimit View Post
Wow, interesting picture. Air ride is no problem for our kit, but I have some 'warnings' for you. We have test fit our P/S rack with RideTech arms - no problems. But, we have NOT tested with a RideTech sway bar. Our Tie rod end fits to the bottom of the steering arm (on the spindle) and there may be some interferance with the RideTech sway bar - maybe not. If so, this can be solved by making the 'link' longer (a piece of allthread will do this). Next, the top rail on a 73-87 is a bit on the narrow side. We have a different bearing mount plate for these trucks. It can be boltd in, but I suggest welding. Other than that, no problems.

Exactly my problem. The rack and the sway bar want to live in the same real estate. It's a 3" riser needed to put the Ride Tech muscle bar above the rack and pinion... I have the material on the lathe now.

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