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Re: Sold out until 2nd week of May New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: Ron62 ()
Date: April 22, 2019 07:55PM

What was the configuration before the new steering arms ? Stock box and arms or modified

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Re: Sold out until 2nd week of May New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: April 22, 2019 08:07PM

Right Stock ratio / stock arms 17" wheels 15" custom steering wheel.

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Re: Sold out until 2nd week of May New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: May 05, 2019 11:32AM

I had a chance to get mine installed in my Spyder.

Piece of cake, messing with the alignment took more time.

I found that I could only fit one of the stainless washers under the tierod nut, otherwise I did not have access to the cotter pin hole.

Other than that it was easy, the car at slow parking lot speeds requires more effort but not bad with my 14.5" wheel with 205-14 tires. My 69 chevelle with factory wheel required much more effort with stock setup!

On the road it is nice and responsive but not twitchy at all.

Great Job Matt! thumbs upthumbs up



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Re: Sold out until 2nd week of May New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 05, 2019 12:01PM

Great! Tom thanks! Just use a standard thickness washer for the top.

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 05, 2019 12:12PM

OK Early and Late cars tested! Dr Yenko has inspected / measured his and will run them on a road course soon.

NOW Taking orders.... delivery most likely late MAY '19

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: Ron62 ()
Date: May 05, 2019 03:39PM

Just ordered. Cant wait to try them !!

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 05, 2019 05:12PM

Thanks Ron!

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: May 06, 2019 08:42PM

playerpage Wrote:
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> Very nice, but I'm pretty sure I want you to
> install them and not me. I'll just add it to my
> list of things to get if and when I get through
> the current issue.


Seriously, if I could do them, ANYONE CAN!

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: May 06, 2019 08:51PM

Regarding the arms.
I had never driven anything with quick-arms before, so I was not sure just what to expect.
I did notice it requires just slightly more effort. But not much really.
As for "Quick Steering"?
It did not feel any quicker per se, but what I did notice in the little driving I have now done with them (about 5 miles around our curviest roads) is that I found myself entering these familiar curves with the same amount of steering that I usually do, and then backing off because I am tighter into the turn than I need/want to be.

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WA. state, 1 mile south of the Canadian border,
I am not at the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
'66 Monza Coupe - 4spd, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 Monza Vert. - PG, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 A/C Moredoor Monza - 140 4-spd. driver
.
non-vair
'04 Dodge Cummins Quad Dualy, approaching 400K
17'Terry

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 06, 2019 09:34PM

Great!

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: john.jackson ()
Date: May 06, 2019 09:37PM

Mel,

You might want to check how many turns of the wheel from full left to full right.

Stock Corvair is 5 turns I think.

Factory quick steering box and arms are 3.25 turns lock to lock.

I have a set of John Fitch steering arms to install in the 67 coupe.

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: American Mel ()
Date: May 09, 2019 07:05PM

Thanks John, my turns are correct.
I just have never driven a car with quick arms and was kinda expecting a more dramatic change.
The car drives the same, just less steering input is needed to go where you want it to go.
I have 15" Corvette Rallye Wheels on my car.
The offset/backspacing is not what most consider to be correct for our cars.
It is off by about .5" I think it is.
The makes for a full 1" difference from stock when both sides are added together.
Now I am wanting them for the Coupe!

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WA. state, 1 mile south of the Canadian border,
I am not at the end of the world, but you can see it from here.
'66 Monza Coupe - 4spd, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 Monza Vert. - PG, 140 Daily driver beater
'67 A/C Moredoor Monza - 140 4-spd. driver
.
non-vair
'04 Dodge Cummins Quad Dualy, approaching 400K
17'Terry

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Re: TAKING ORDERS!! 5/5/19 New Quick Steering arms-- Different than any others. And Adjustable
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 15, 2019 05:06PM

Just waiting in the metal Former to bend the parts.


Also tested the "turning circle".... stock for cars is 39 ft.

31ft!!

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Re: Delivery Estimate as of 5/29!
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: May 29, 2019 12:54PM

Those that have ordered... 1st week in June

New orders as of 5/29 3rd week

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Re: Parts have I....
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 04, 2019 07:09PM

Four sets will ship tomorrow... maybe 5-6... 10 the next day...


Finally.... and 20 more sets hopefully by the 15th.. trying a new bender..

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Re: Parts have I....
Posted by: Ron62 ()
Date: June 05, 2019 04:08AM

Awesome !!! Can't wait to give them a try.

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Re: Parts have I....
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: June 05, 2019 05:42AM

Ron, Yours go out this am..

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Re: Parts have I....
Posted by: Ron62 ()
Date: June 05, 2019 08:22AM

Thanks Matt !!

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Re: Parts have I....
Posted by: Ron62 ()
Date: July 06, 2019 02:03PM

I recently installed a set of Matt's steering arms on my Stock 67 110 PG Coupe. The car has a rebuilt front suspension. All components from Clarks. I am running 15x7 Wheels with 205/60-15 tires. The backspace im running with this setup is 4.75 The steering box has been adjusted also.

Following Matt's instructions, the arms were basically a straight forward install. Once I got everything installed and adjusted the Toe I took the car for several test drives. Since the install, I have put 96 Miles on it with combined twisty New England back roads, city roads and Highway with speeds up to 90 MPH. The car handles everything very well. Corners are tighter and the cars handling feels more responsive. The turning radius and lock to lock are greatly reduced. I have not noticed any wheel scrubbing or any significant increase in steering effort. I had my wife drive it and she came to the same conclusion as I did.

Overall I would say Matt has produced a very good product. My only issue is due to the lack of a steering stop, and depending on your tire and wheel size you may get a tire rub on a hard full turn to one side or the other. This is an easy fix which I will be addressing shortly.

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