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Old 03-05-2011, 09:53 AM
Tommy2 Tommy2 is offline
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Default Can you adjust the steering box on a '95 Ranger 2wd?

I've got new tie rods/ends, ball joints, coil springs, shocks, and just had the front end aligned.

The car steers pretty good, but the guy who did the alignment took it for a test drive afterwards and said he felt like there was a bit of slop in the steering box. Nothing that's a huge deal, but maybe eventually do something about it.

Anyways, I know on some vehicles they can be tightened a bit. Can it be done on my Ranger? Is there a proper procedure for doing so without ruining the steering box.

I won't adjust it much, but I think just a wee bit tighter would make driving it a bit more pleasent.

Not a big enough problem that warrants replacing the whole steering box.
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