These Flaming River Steering Boxes (no core required)
not rebuilt. They come with a one year warranty provided by the
manufacturer. Warranty is limited to repair or replacement, excludes any
labor. These all new boxes feature a quick 16:1 ratio for a very
responsive and precise steering system, improved needle and bearing design for
smoother operation, direct bolt in, no modifications required, anti vibration
collar on 1964-1966 Mustang boxes, no core charge to hassle with!
The 16:1 ratio is the same ratio used on all high
performance mustangs (GT, "K" car, Shelby
, Mach I and Boss
models) Power steering cars also feature the 16:1 ratio. Most of
these boxes are worn out after 30 plus years of service. Flaming River's
new boxes eliminate play in steering wheel, hesitation and wandering, improves
high speed tracking and overall sense of control. This is also an
excellent upgrade for regular production Mustangs with manual steering that have
the slower 19:1 ratio. Cars with 16:1 ratio requires 3 3/4 turns of the
steering wheel lock to lock while the 19:1 ratio require 4 5/8 turns lock to
For 1967 cars with box tagged SMB-A or SMB-B,
use the FR-1497Q
Q. How do I know if I have a long or short shaft?
A. 1964-67 Mustangs had long shaft columns. The only year in question is
1967 which was a change over year. On early 1967 Mustangs, there will be
nothing between the column and the box as the shaft is integrated with
the box (long shaft). It runs all the way through the column up to the
steering wheel without a break. Mid 1967 they switched to a short shaft
steering box and collapsible column that has a
rag joint between the box and column.
Please Note: When ordering 1967
steering boxes, please confirm tag on original box,
as there were a few boxes available and they do not interchange.
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