info for 1969 f-100 - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford F-100 | Ford F-150 | Ford F-250 | Ford F-350 | Ford Super Duty | Ford Diesel Forum for discussion of the Ford F100, F150, F250, F350, Superduty and Diesel trucks.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-26-01, 08:38 AM
Posts: n/a

seeking answers! I have a 1969 f-100, 302 with a 3spd on the colum,and manual steering. I would like to convert it over to power stering. I have been told several different things. First I was told I have to change colum and steering gear box and could use any out of a ford truck. then I was told only out of a 1968-1969 f-100. next I heard I could just change the shaft and put in a gear box. Last but not least i've ben told if I get a bendex gear box for 1968-1969 f-100 that I could use my existing steering colum. WHERE CAN I GET RELIABLE INFO.

Sponsored Links
post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-26-01, 07:10 PM
F-100 Member
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Durham n.c.
Age: 62
Posts: 21
You are talking right up my alley. We do this at work all the time. You can use 1967-79 F-100 power steering box, and yes you do have to change the column too. The power box itself is about 3 1/8" longer than the old manual box so you need the shorter column. The only problem you will face is the 3 speed on the column. Finding a truck with power steering and 3 speed on the column is right out there with that needle in that hay stack. However you can shorten your column, but this is very tricky. You can take some of the distance out of the steering shaft between the box and the column, and take the rest out of the column. This will barely leave you enough room for your 2 shifter arms under the hood not to hit the firewall. You can also change to an automatic, or go to a floor sift to make it simple. Call me and I will give you the wiring diagram for the turn signals for whatever column you decide to use. Rick 1-800-598-4211

Ricky Allen is offline  
post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-27-01, 02:29 PM
Posts: n/a
cool cool info

thanks for the info. I will probably give you a call for the wiring diagram. I also think I will wait and change the standard shift to an automatic as well since I have to change the colum. If I understand you right, the only difference in the colum will be the wiring the rest should match up to my truck. such as the power steering gear box and colum will bolt up like it was from the factory. Thanks again for the info. tcas(tim)
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-27-01, 02:35 PM
Multi Car Owner
Marqman's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 930
COOOOOL, great to see someone was able to help you. I hope to see much more of this on the site as we grow... SPREAD THE WORD about us....

70 Camaro SS // 87 Mustang GT Conv - 119k
93 Z71 - 264k // 01 P71 - 87k // 05 Dodge Magnum R/T - 122k
Marqman is offline  
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-15-04, 04:43 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 24
Re: info for 1969 f-100

Is a F-100 with p/s and a 3 on the tree hard to find.

1973 F-100 Custom w/360 w/3 on tree. FREEBIE!
LMF is offline  
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-17-04, 08:38 PM
I hate ricers
never2low's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: GA
Age: 38
Posts: 22
Re: info for 1969 f-100

the one colum i am finding hard to find is for a 70 f100, power steering and being an automatic. i have the lmc catalog but i am not finding all the parts to rebuild my colum. so i have thought about a floor shift. what do you guys think?

Burn Rubber Not Your Soul

never2low is offline  
post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-19-04, 02:53 AM
89F150's Avatar
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Albury, NSW
Posts: 1,012
Re: info for 1969 f-100

I'm not to sure about it but you could try this. I think it would be alright because they are a sponsor of another good ford truck website. But i would check it out first though. Don't want to see you lose money on some kind of scam.
Maybe they have the parts you require

Last edited by 89F150; 03-19-04 at 02:57 AM.
89F150 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Trucks | Utes | Vans |SUVs | Crossovers > Ford F-100 | Ford F-150 | Ford F-250 | Ford F-350 | Ford Super Duty | Ford Diesel
Gear in this thread - Powered by O'Reilly Auto Parts

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AV info - can we post info from another Forum? Falchoon The Pub 123 05-17-02 12:10 PM
Useful info links! mfp4073 Ford Mustang Forum 0 03-04-02 10:16 PM
Anyone with 4 cyl conversion info? kidkjr Ford Mustang Forum 1 09-14-01 07:35 AM
coil spring info 351LSC General PAG discussions 2 09-06-01 10:29 PM
Excellent info on upcoming 260kw XR8 and new AV info DKMAJ General Tech 2 07-12-01 06:36 PM

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