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steering interchange
« on: April 08, 2014, 06:17:24 PM »
do pinto and mustang II racks interchange? I've got a chance at a great deal on a mustang II rack semi locally

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Re: steering interchange
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2014, 06:44:05 PM »
74-78 MII racks interchange with 74-80 Pinto's
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Re: steering interchange
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2014, 07:11:55 PM »
awesome 5.0 thanks.
 my power rack is leaking and someone about an hour from here has a brand new manual rack for 80 bucks :]

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Re: steering interchange
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2014, 07:26:58 PM »
The spline is smaller on a manual rack versus power. You will need a manual coupler to bolt it in. As long as the distance between mounting holes is 16" center to center then it bolts right in. Some later Mustang racks after 79 need offset bushings to bolt in.
'73 Sedan (I'll get to it)
'76 Wagon driver
'80 hatch(Restoring to be my son's 1st car)~Callisto
'71 half hatch (bucket list Pinto)~Ghost
'72 sedan 5.0/T5~Lemon Squeeze