What is crossover steering?
Crossover steering is when the tie rod connects to each knuckle, rather then conventional steering where the tie rod connects to the knuckle on the drivers side, then to the drag link, which connects to the pass side knuckle.
What is Dana 60 high steer?
What makes it high steer? Our Dana 60 High Steer Arms bolt onto the factory knuckle. By placing the arms on the top of the knuckle you have moved the mounting locations for steering up higher. AKA HIGH STEER.
What is bump steer on a car?
What is bump-steer? Bump steer is when the front wheels move up and down, we want the front wheels to maintain a particular direction. It’s most important for the wheels to have minimal bump when negotiating turns. There are certain elements of the construction of the front end components that will make this happen.
Is bump steer bad?
Bump steer is when your wheels turn in and out or tow in and out, as your car moves up and down as if it were going over bumps. Now you can imagine that, at the very least, a car that turns and steers without you turning the wheel is a very bad idea, but on the racetrack, it can be downright dangerous.
How do I fix bump steer?
Bump steer can be adjusted by moving any of the front suspension components pickup points Up, down, in or out. For example: Say the inner tie rod mounting point is moved up either by moving the rack or modifying the pitman arm mounting point or arm drop. The result is the tie rod’s arc will change.
Are Steinjager Lift Kits good?
So far, I really enjoy the Steinjager 3.5′ suspension. It drives very nice on the road. Firm, comfortable and stable. I love how beefy everything is for off road use and the accent color catches the eye of everyone who sees it.
What is the main cause of bump steer?
What is Bump Steer? It is the term for when your wheels steer themselves without input from the steering wheel. It is caused by bumps in the road or track interacting with improper length or angle of your suspension or steering linkages. Most car builders design their cars so that the effects of bump steer are minimal.
How do you eliminate bump steer?
To achieve zero bump steer, you’ll need to position your steering rack so that the outer tie rod end will intersect with line one. The inner tie rod must intersect line two and the tie rod angle must intersect with the instant center of lines three and four.
What is the most likely cause of bump steer?
Bump Steer: Bump steer occurs when a vehicle is traveling down the road in a straight line, hits a bump, and now pulls to one side. It happens because one of the front tie rods is now higher than the other. This is usually caused by a worn or loose idler or pitman arm in a parallelogram steering system.
Where is Steinjager located?
Austrian Alps mountain range
About the Steinjäger Logo The ibex can be found in the Austrian Alps mountain range, but only atop the highest reaches where it lives alone in one of the harshest environments.
Can I convert a 1977 Chevy K-5 Blazer to crossover steering?
This explains the process of converting a 1977 Chevrolet K-5 Blazer from the standard front to back steering to crossover steering (most Jeeps and solid axle Ford’s have this setup). I thought this was going to be a very difficult and expensive project (it is not cheap by any means, but doing the work yourself saves a lot of money).
Instead of using drop parts or blocks, crossover is a more precise and correct way to adjust your steering for lift height. Because of the short draglink used in stock push/pull steering it is greatly affected by changes in driving surfaces. This creates an unstable feeling in the steering.
What kind of steering system does a ’67 truck have?
These crossover steering systems are designed specifically for the ’67-91 Trucks and SUVs. Our draglinks are already cut to the correct length and directly threaded (not welded). If needed the draglink is bent to help tie rod end angle and to clear the engine/crossmember.
Will a 2WD gear box work with a 4WD steering gear box?
The 2wd box has a fully splined sector shaft to accept the crossover steering pitman arm. A 4wd steering gear box uses a bolt pin sector shaft and will not work for crossover steering. There is not a pitman arm that will work with the 4wd steering gear box. We do carry brand new HD steering boxes that are preported for hydro assist.