Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Columbia, MO USA
Re: Manual to Power
You will need a P/S rag-joint half.
And a P/S pitman arm too!
You need to check the length of your idler arm so you can match the pitman arm's length to it, short, about 5", medium, like 5.5" or so and long, almost 6" long.
And don't forget that the short bolt-on spindle steering arms and a long pitman arm can get twitchy at speed depending if your S/G/B ratio is down around 12 to 1 or more like the regular 14 to 15 to 1 ratio.
My quick ratio ordered manual steering w/ a long pitman and short arms allowed me to turn a 90 degree corner w/ one turn of my steering wheel, great at speed but was a pain trying to parallel park her w/ wider tires on reverse rims on the front!!
I'm power now b/c of it w/ the same ratio S/G/B, pitman arm and spindle arms.
PS., fwiw, my S/G/B turned a-arm lock to lock in 3.5 turns.