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Has anyone converted a 520-8 over to gear reduction steering? 

Some questions if you have:

1. Does the motor have to come out?

2. Since the 520-8 has a swept axle, do I just need the lower steering shaft and gear box out of the donor?

3. Anything I am missing or should this be a simple swap?

 

Thanks in advance!

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You'll need upper and lower steering shaft. Probably need to pull the engine. At least raise it up some....

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Don't have to raise engine. I did mine couple weeks ago and wasn't too bad a job. Need everything from steering column to shaft where tie rods bolt to (can't think of name). I took battery/tray and dash out to install it. Took couple hours, but mine too lil longer cause had to tighten up some free play. 

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