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Old 05-20-2013, 09:33 PM   #1
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question about straightening steering wheel

i just installed an adjustable track bar and im trying to straighten the steering wheel. its straight when its parked but when im driving down the road it usually sits about 2 o clock. it also feels like it responds better when i steer to the left than it does to the right. any suggestions? maybe turn the collar on the drag link away from me instead of towards me?

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Old 05-20-2013, 09:44 PM   #2
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You need to find a place where you have room to drive and get your rig going straight. Then just get out and adjust the drag link until your steering wheel is centered.

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Your steering is now aimed too far to the left which means your drag link is now too short after moving the axle over via the new adjustable track bar.

To lengthen your drag link, turn its adjustment link so the front of it moves downward, at least if I recall correctly. Move it just a little at a time, driving it a short test distance between adjustments. I don't bother to retighten its two clamps for the test drives which are only a few hundred yards up/down my neighborhood street. Once the steering wheel is centered, tighten both clamps on the adjustment link.
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:07 PM   #4
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You need to find a place where you have room to drive and get your rig going straight. Then just get out and adjust the drag link until your steering wheel is centered.
This. Took me a couple of laps around the strip mall parking lot to get me dialed in. I'm sure most people were wondering what I was up to.
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A week ago I would have had no idea how to do this. New lift and adjustable track bar was very educational. LOL
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