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What all do I have to remove to have manual steering. I don't care how hard it is to steer anymore, it caught fire tonight because a line got on the Header for the 2nd time. No more. Can I leave everything mounted and just cut the lines? Any time and info on this is greatly appreciated.
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i did the same thing on my 68 coupe and really like the results..i had to replace the pitman arm , center link, and idler arm with those from a manual steering car... i would highly recommend going that route as opposed to just cutting the lines .. they also make an adapter but i would not do it that way either...Joe
 

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Thanks Joe, I guess I'll have to hook it back up till I get those parts. Hope I can get the wires retraced without too big a headache. Anyway, thanks for the reply.
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You can just remove the pump, hoses, and ram, too, and have the equivalent until you get a new set of links. The "dead" control valve won't hurt anything. I'd cap the ports on it to keep dirt out of it, though.
 

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Thanks for the info guys, I bookmarked the archive for later use. I got it all back together, no leaks, but it will drip the old stuff for a day or 2. I think it might be easier to wrap the hoses in that braided steel stuff. Sorry, not real technical on proper names on some of this. Just get the kit for all the hoses, and make the engine look 50% better too. I do thank everybody for the time and info, it IS running OK for now. Will have to rewire the tach and volt guage on my triples, and that's it until I get the kit. Thanks again.
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