HOME FORUM RULES SPONSORS CONTACT
     
   
   
Go Back   CLASS RACER FORUM > Class Racer Forums > Stock and Super Stock Tech

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-13-2020, 07:43 PM   #1
SS3860
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Posts: 8
Likes: 4
Liked 6 Times in 5 Posts
Default Camaro steering box

Having issues with steering boxes on a 67 Camaro, been through a couple reman boxes it seams after a couple seasons they are worn and have lots of play. Guessing wheel stands are hard on them. Any recommendations on a quality unit?
SS3860 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2020, 08:12 PM   #2
Bill Grubbs
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Magnolia, Texas
Posts: 366
Likes: 1
Liked 136 Times in 29 Posts
Default Re: Camaro steering box

Have you tried to adjust the “play” out? It is similar to the backlash in a rear end.
Bill Grubbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Liked
Old 11-13-2020, 08:33 PM   #3
Mike Pearson
VIP Member
 
Mike Pearson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,907
Likes: 209
Liked 614 Times in 213 Posts
Default Re: Camaro steering box

I bought a new Vega. Box from either Jegs or Summit. No issues with that except the 3 bolts in the top came loose. Gives a bit more header clearance on that side. Check your bump steer. If that is out of whack it will put stress on the steering system. I put a bump steer kit on mine and it is with in 1/4 inch through the entire travel.
__________________
Mike Pearson 2485 SS

Last edited by Mike Pearson; 11-13-2020 at 08:35 PM.
Mike Pearson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2020, 10:29 AM   #4
Dirk Olson
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 136
Likes: 0
Liked 24 Times in 8 Posts
Default Re: Camaro steering box

I contacted Bob Blackwell about changing my box out to a Vega style box and was told not legal in Stock per Wesley.

Dirk
A/S 5036
__________________
Dirk Olson 5036 STK

Last edited by Dirk Olson; 11-14-2020 at 10:30 AM. Reason: spelling
Dirk Olson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2020, 01:07 PM   #5
t.tosto
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 128
Likes: 45
Liked 39 Times in 11 Posts
Default Re: Camaro steering box

You can rebuild these boxes easily, Midwest Directional Services offers a rebuild kit #RK550, 816 796 6400. It consists of brg. races, bsg. and seal, no special tools needed. Make sure worm and sector gears not worn.
t.tosto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2020, 07:47 PM   #6
SSDiv6
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Glendale, Arizona
Posts: 2,331
Likes: 291
Liked 495 Times in 179 Posts
Default Re: Camaro steering box

One of the best in the country is Redhead Steering in Seattle, Washington.
They rebuild and improve old steering boxes and make them better than new.

https://redheadsteeringgears.com/
SSDiv6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright © Class Racer.com. All Rights Reserved. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.Ad Management plugin by RedTyger