You’ve added the horsepower, upgraded the brakes, and put in a new transmission, but that old steering box is a major downer when you consider all those improvements you’ve made. Sloppy or sluggish steering can diminish the responsiveness and enjoyment you would like to experience while driving your classic automobile. A rack and pinion conversion can give you the excitement you deserve. For that we turn to Speed Direct and their line of Steeroids rack and pinion conversion kits. We have installed several of their kits and prefer the Steeroid kits because they are a bolt on system with no modifications necessary, which makes them easy to install, and they allow for bump steer adjustments. In this video we go over the pre-assembly of a rack and pinion unit, for a C2-C3 Corvette, prior to installation. While some units differ from application to application, the process is pretty much the same and this video will steer you in the right direction.
About Jefferson Bryant (202 Articles)
A life-long gearhead, Street Tech Magazine founder and editor Jefferson Bryant spends more time in the shop than anywhere else. His career began in the car audio industry as a shop manager, eventually working his way into a position at Rockford Fosgate as a product designer. In 2003, he began writing tech articles for magazines, and has been working as an automotive journalist ever since. His work has been featured in Car Craft, Hot Rod, Rod & Custom, Truckin’, Mopar Muscle, and many more. Jefferson has also written 5 books and produced countless videos. Jefferson operates Red Dirt Rodz, his personal garage studio, where all of his magazine articles and tech videos are produced. You can follow Jefferson on Facebook (Jefferson Bryant), Twitter (71Buickfreak), and YouTube (RedDirtRodz).