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Has anyone tried one of these retro fit electric steering units yet ? I haven't heard any pros or cons
 

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I can’t remember where I saw the article, but yes it has been done. I was surprised to see how easy and cheap it can be done.
 

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A friend of mine installed it in his 65 Ranchero; he scrounged all of the parts from the wrecking yard and had to do a fair bit of fabricating to get it in, but it worked well when completed. I see that there are now complete bolt-in kits available...I haven't seen one yet in a TriFive, and in general it hasn't sparked my interest, although I can see the attraction in eliminating the hydraulic fluid, lines and pump, which are are potential sources of leaks...and I hate leaks!
 

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I recall prior threads. All who installed one complained of no feel for the road.
Having a 15” steering wheel and no power steering I’d be all over it if it were recommended.
Jim
 

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I have rack and pinion on my '49 Olds 98. and although steering is a breeze. I don't get a good road feel. I have a '62 'Vette I'm working on, and I am seriously considering installing electronic steering. It all goes under the dash and not visible in the engine bay. I have very soft tires and a 15 inch steering wheel, so steering is beginning to be a little tough for this OG. I would like to hear from actual users...It's about a $3K investment.
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Electric steering simply doesn't have many users.

For me, there's enough going on under the dash in that area without adding to it. I think that's what turns off many prospective users.
 
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