I've got a brand new one going in my Commando next. The original box is twice as many turns lock to lock as the s 10 mod. Either way it's not as detrimental as bump steer is. It certainly has changed the feel of the truck. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. If the aftermarket is a new shaft, I'd give it a try. As for the vibration issue.
I did the S-10 steering box mod several years ago and love it. The transmission featured an impressive 30% overdrive while also offering a low first gear of 3. Like i said, I'd prefer any of the headers over manifolds. That could be anything from the steering gear box to loose springs tie rod ends or all of the above. I have been trying to figure out what the best way to go for front suspension and brakes would be. It is critical that special attention be used during the adjustment of the T.
Although if one goes it out it may not be as simple to replace. A spool is an option for vehicles which rarely see the street as they are a direct mechanical connection between both axle shafts. I know that the Chief Steering Box that I had did have some play in it, but it wasn't too loose. Pretty good, but very hard to tell if there is any vibration when your truck is rocking back and fourth on the pothole slolam sic? I had a lot of ideas for mine, but don't want to take over your project haha. Hi all, I'm new tot he S10 scene.
The shaft is a perfect fit. I don't have many good pics of it, but at the bottom of this one you can see the fill tube extension on my swap radiator made by superior radiator, bought off ebay. Lee takes the time to carefully blueprint each box, replace any worn or damaged parts, and upgrade the components to fit your requirements. Like I said before racing style pads with stock rotors will do you pretty well for brakes. On my hedman headers, the bolts are right by the lower edge of the firewall where vertical meets 45deg area.
They have the highest pullout rating and hold their strength even when put to the max angle. Probably due to the length and large turning circle. I sent the guy from the other walkthrough link a message to ask him how the aftermarket one was quality wise. On the road it holds the line very well and has eliminated the feeling that the truck is being pulled by slush and snow. On the road it holds the line very well and has eliminated the feeling that the truck is being pulled by slush and snow. Who's done the S10 Steering box swap and what did you think? Bolt on the steering box with three bolts, hook up the hoses, reconnect the steering column, reconnect the pitman arm, fill up the steering fluid and drive.
The lower the ratio number, the quicker the output shaft moves, and the quicker the steering. Quote Prices in red are outside official budget. Has anyone else run into this issue? Rebuilding a Saginaw power steering box requires specialty tools and experience, and a poorly assembled box could lock up, which is something you should clearly strive to avoid. I also have more s-10's than prolly one should amit. For those with a G80 code or seeking a locker with more strength you can replace the carrier with either a limited slip unit or a full locking differential. I don't have much experience with the single caliper brakes.
Your next best option for reaching the top limits of the Z- spec is the Rough Country kit. Steering is rock solid and a pleasure! This is machined so that the internal pivot points match the dimentions of the original center link and control arms on the Camaro front end. Very tight steering and tracks very well on the highway. There is a fairly involved process to do this that I'm guessing most people don't follow. Unisteer's kits are based off the stock cross-member and steering linkage. To install a Chevelle pitman arm on a police car gear, first set the steering gear exactly on center flat on the input shaft pointing straight up.
Why would it be an issue. For all I know they could be correct. Fctory box didn't really return form either side,only so much caster adjustment. Variable- Ratio Boxes Here is where personal preference may come into play. It does not have the steering support that the Superlift kit has.
Here's the interchange from Rock Auto. I won't fix a completely worn out steering system. Firstly, you need to spec a shaft from a 1994 or down Jeep Cherokee. Of course the car had firmer feel on the road just like a 3rd gen camaro. However, we have found that often times a worn idler arm accelerates the wear of the pitman arm.