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Speedway65
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 344
posted May 18, 2005 01:02 PM  
I have a unique problem.Hit the wall opening night and wrecked the RF upper and lower control arm and the spindle and inner and outer tie rod on the RS.Thats not the problem,put all new parts on the car now when you turn the steering wheel to the right it goes till the tire hits the frame which is fine but when you turn to the left it only turns half the distance of the RS.Any ideas?????

ss99
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 120
posted May 18, 2005 01:46 PM  
Just a couple of ideas...but without looking at the car, it's hard to say if they are correct. Sounds like the car has alot of ackerman since the repairs. I'm thinking that either the steering arm on the new spindle is bent, the frame on the R side is bent, or both.

ctfarm
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 206
posted May 18, 2005 04:57 PM  

Your pitman shaft is more than likely twisted.Pull the pitman arm off and see if the splines are twisted.It does'nt take much to cause the poblem you're having.

Speedway65
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 344
posted May 19, 2005 07:31 AM  
Pitman shaft was twisted about a 1/8 inch which threw it out a ton.Thanks for the help.

    

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