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mustang steering problem please help

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Old 08-21-2014, 02:54 AM   #1
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Default mustang steering problem please help

1993 mustang 5.0
caster camber plates
lowering springs

some other things im not sure of

car runs good but it has a steering problem

itll turn left about 2 times but when i try to turn it right it will only go around about 1 time then it stops

is the alignment off?
does it need a new rack and pinion set up?
tie rods?
control arms?

also it was used as a drift car before, but itll be a street car soon

i need the car driveable by the weekend so any help is appreciated!!
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:15 AM   #2
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Sounds like po rotated the steering shaft for the drifting application.

Straighten wheels out, remove shaft, find center in steering wheel, reinstall steering shaft.
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Ok, how would I do that?
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:19 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by colschw View Post
Ok, how would I do that?
Your best bet is take column loose at rag joint it will be easier to come apart then trying to get it off of spline on rack. Align the rack side of rag joint which has a flat side so pinch bolt will slide thru. That should bring it back to stock rotation.
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Old 08-25-2014, 09:31 PM   #5
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get a chiltons book to help it shows the pictures on where to unbolt things
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aftermarket suspension, drift car, steering problem, wont turn

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