Pack all the bearings with lithium grease. Maneuver the input shaft through the fire wall and position the steering box at the frame. Maneuver the input shaft through the fire wall and position the steering box at the frame. Count and take care not to lose any of the recirculating ball bearings. They simply received the same identical box as all other power steering cars. Part of this package was a quicker ratio steering box to reduce steering wheel movement when turning.
Remove the horn ring by pushing down and turning counterclockwise. Mid 1967 they switched to a short shaft steering box and collapsible column that has a between the box and column. Do not turn the shaft or rack until all 62 bearing are installed. Since you may have questions, we are at your disposal to offer guidance or help make your choice easier. Blow off all parts with compressed air. The Borgeson integral power steering gearbox provides true modern power steering feel, feedback and a quick 14:1 ratio.
Replace the pitman arm and nut. Lubricate the sector shaft with lithium grease and insert into housing. Since this style box could not vent through the bearing and seal, they were equipped with vented grease fill plugs. Install the bearing tubes and 31 bearings on each side. With the socket wrench, remove the two nuts holding the steering column brace to the dash.
They come with a one year warranty provided by the manufacturer. On early 1967 Mustangs, there will be nothing between the column and the box as the shaft is integrated with the box long shaft. Insert the rack and worm assembly into the box and thread in the worm bearing adjuster cap. Our most popular years are not just or but and of course as well and everything up to 1973. Jack the car up and place on jack stands. Jack the car up and place on jack stands.
Blow all the items dry with compressed air. The first part of the second line is the Assembly Date Code listing the date the box was assembled - not the day it was installed in the car. Steering boxes were built in batches by code. ©Copyright 2019 by Mustangs Unlimited, Inc. The first position is a number indication the Year of build. It's white, rectangular, and has a wire connector on each end.
Place the smaller parts in a cleaning basket and all the larger parts in the parts washer or bucket of mineral spirits and let soak for a couple of hours to dissolve all the old grease. Replace the cover gasket, cover and loosely install cover bolt. All images, descriptions, and text on this web site representing these products are the sole property of Mustangs Unlimited, Inc. Ford Mustang Enthusiasts come to us looking to buy top quality Mustang part online. It will be cheaper; you cannot buy the correct torque wrench for the price that they charge. Install the steering wheel puller with the correct bolts.
Emails are serviced by Constant Contact. The Borgeson conversion box is a new manufactured modern integral power steering gearbox. Take car off jack stands and lower. Place the steering box assembly on a clean work table. With the grease gun, pack grease into the grease plug hole until it comes out the cover hole. Lubricate the shaft with lithium grease and center the rack on the shaft.
If they do, tear the assembly back apart and start over. Install the bearing tubes and 31 bearings on each side. Using the socket wrench, remove the steering wheel nut. Hang the cleaned and prepped exterior parts on hooks and paint with Cast Blast and allow to dry. Feb 23, 2014 the motor just pumps hydraulic fluid into the lift pistons. Warranty is limited to repair or replacement, excludes any labor. Ford Mustang and Mustang and all representations are trademarks of the Ford Motor Company.
Make sure the input shaft is at the center of travel and the wheels are straight. Replace the pitman arm and nut. It's white, rectangular, and has a wire connector on each end. After all bearings are installed, rotate the rack back and forth and make sure no bearings fall out. Tap in the bottom plug.
Tighten to 4-5 inch-pounds and install the locknut. Place the steering box assembly on a clean work table. Media blast the external surface only of the main steering box, top plate, and external nuts and bolts. If they do, tear the assembly back apart and start over. The ballast is bypassed during starting so you get a higher spark voltage.