updating X.W. steering box - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
General Tech Have a question that is not covered by one of the other categories? This is the forum for all other items not specifically covered in other categories.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-22-05, 03:31 AM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: central Queensland coast
Posts: 72
updating X.W. steering box

Guys and Girls
Can anyone tell me if an X.D. X.E. or X.F. manual steering box will bolt into an X.W. Any advice would be appreciated.

Cheers.

460BBXW is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-22-05, 04:09 AM
Registered User
 
krusty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 163
Re: updating X.W. steering box

no
krusty is offline  
post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-22-05, 07:04 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: sydney
Posts: 889
Re: updating X.W. steering box

i fitted power steer xd style to one a year ago, what a nightmare was told it bolts right in. not a hope in hell. had to mod the chassis rail and the steering column.the guy loves it hes lucky i nearly gave up. not something you want to do unless absolutely neccacary
reece1 is offline  
post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-22-05, 08:11 PM
XW GT
 
DANGERXY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: perth
Age: 31
Posts: 318
Re: updating X.W. steering box

better of getting a gt one.

'70 XW GT 351c 4V (SA)
'70 XW SEDAN
'71 XY FALCON UTE WORKED 351
'77 XC FALCON 500.
'92 EB FAIRMONT
'91 EB FALCON
'76 XB CONTINENTIAL
YES I LIKE MY FORDS TO
DANGERXY is offline  
post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-23-05, 11:55 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: central Queensland coast
Posts: 72
Re: updating X.W. steering box

Thanks guy's for your input.

Cheers.
460BBXW is offline  
post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-24-05, 05:00 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Perth
Posts: 184
Re: updating X.W. steering box

You could also consider RRS rack and pinion setup. http://www.rrs-online.com.au/ May not suite XW, not sure.

AUIII XR6 Ute
66 Mustang convertible
AUIII XR8 Sedan
nassi is offline  
post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-24-05, 08:49 AM
Registered User
 
smally351's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 456
Re: updating X.W. steering box

Quote:
Originally Posted by nassi
You could also consider RRS rack and pinion setup. http://www.rrs-online.com.au/ May not suite XW, not sure.

make sure you are sitting down when you see the price....
smally351 is offline  
post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-24-05, 09:14 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: sydney
Posts: 889
Re: updating X.W. steering box

Quote:
Originally Posted by smally351
make sure you are sitting down when you see the price....
what is the problem with your original one , why do ypo want to change it
reece1 is offline  
post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 09-25-05, 06:23 AM
Registered User
 
smally351's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 456
Re: updating X.W. steering box

I'm with you on that one reece. Guess I don't need power steering or some flash rack when I have 165 front tyres.........
smally351 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > The Garage - Tech Forums > General Tech


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome