Loose steering in 1964 Falcon (manual)

10

Asked by Mar 23, 2012 at 11:20 PM about the 1964 Ford Falcon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi everyone,

The steering in my 1964 Falcon Ranchero recently got very loose, lots of free play in the wheel. I  tightened the screw/locknut combo on the manual steering box as much as I could and it is the same, if not worse. Does anyone have an idea what I can do?

Thanks,
Rocky Ranchero

2 Answers

745

You can damage the steering sector in the box if you over tighten it. Here is a website that tells the correct way to adjust the sector nut on the box, and rebuilds worn out ones http://www.stangerssite.com/adjustment.html

22 of 22 people found this helpful.
10

Thanks, Troy, for the info. That's a great site.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ford Falcon Experts

  • #1
    Troy Witt
    Reputation
    500
  • #2
    MrBlueOval
    Reputation
    370
  • #3
    falconman13
    Reputation
    120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
743 Great Deals out of 42,668 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Fairlane
78 listings
Used Chevrolet Corvette
255 Great Deals out of 22,284 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Nova
167 listings
Used Chevrolet Impala
570 Great Deals out of 34,619 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Galaxie
91 listings
Used Mercury Comet
19 listings

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.