|01-30-2008 04:20 PM|
CAN YOU IMAGINE PARALELL PARKING WITH THIS!
lol i just thought of that. it would be so easy. if i had a welder and some cash i would definatly do this. it looks like it would be really cool.
|01-28-2008 06:14 PM|
I saw basically the same unit someplace on line that's 1:1 1/2. That'd be more like it.
|01-27-2008 09:43 PM|
|Oregon-ized||The quickest steering car that I ever drove (didn't own) was an 87 Dodge Lancer ES Turbo, which had a 103" wb like our Foci, and 2 turns lock to lock. Not only insanely quick steering, but the most comfortable and supportive bucket seats of any car I've ever driven. A true American 4 dr sport sedan.|
|01-27-2008 09:03 PM|
Well...if its that important to you it wouldn't be that hard to put in, there are a few spots in the column with more than 8" of shaft. Although I think it would be a permanent mod, unless you wanted to swap out the entire column for track days and otherwise.
A 1 1/3 lock to lock column would definitely take a bit of getting used to.
|01-27-2008 06:49 PM|
They're saying 8" overall length- that would be a bear to stuff into a focus without MAJOR mods to the whole steering column. I think these are intended to be used where you're building a car from scratch, and you can lay the steering system out to accomodate it right from the beginning.
I must say though, I really don't see any reason why a car like the focus should need more than 2 turns lock-to-lock. It has 2 2/3 turns, btw.
Thanks for checking that out-
|01-27-2008 12:22 PM|
|01-26-2008 01:30 PM|
This may sound funny, but then again so did the question IMO.
Try Dirtworks...they make a 2:1 quickner thats a universal kit. We use them on buggies out here. They're pretty small
found the part out of the kit for ya...
|01-26-2008 01:05 PM|
|SYZ||A smaller diameter steering wheel will help|
|01-22-2008 08:11 PM|
|Blurvfocus||Ah well fughedaboudit then. I guess it was a hair-brained idea in the first place...|
|01-22-2008 01:13 PM|
|scrammer||^^so your saying that the nonSVT turns in a closer diameter than the SVT?|
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