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Old 08-08-2018, 09:13 AM
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Big olí spacer on the knuckle?

So all I know about this 1982 5.9 4spd manual w150 power wagon custom is this the previous owner knew less about it when I bought it from him.
He said 6in lift. Donít know if thatís what it actually is or not, but I digress.
Steerings a little odd. I am aware the steering box is leaking, waiting on money for a new box and borg steering shaft,
What would you call this draglink setup? Itís not crossover or anything, but geometrically it looks kindof sound?

eventually gonna try to figure out how to smooth out the ride as well. I honestly feel like these springs mightíve from a 1 ton truck because it hits every bump HARD. Feels like the axles are welded to the seat haha
 
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Don't know what the keyword/trickyphrase is for that particular setup, but, I suspect that's custom...... It *should* work though......

What do you mean by "odd"? Is it sloppy? Or something more fun?
 
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It will drive straight sometimes, but it likes to wander. I want to say it pulls to the left, but it pulls.... wherever it wants to, when it wants to xD
im looking to upgrade to crossover steering, but it will be a long time if ever that I could afford it.
 
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Possibly some sloppy parts in the steering, could also just be the tires.....
 
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Possibly some sloppy parts in the steering, could also just be the tires.....
the tires are all new, but whatís got me scratching my head is my steering wheel position changes. It will be perfect after turning left, and way off after returning from right?
 
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Then something is loose, or the box is trash.
 
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