BADASS of New England

An automobile club for the enthusiast who enjoys the last of the big GM cars. The rear wheel drive B and D bodys. Chevrolet Impala SS, Caprice, 9C1, Buick Roadmaster, Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser, Cadillac Fleetwood
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password
Who is online?
In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

None

Most users ever online was 126 on Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:36 pm
Latest topics
» Rear tail light panel wanted
Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:46 pm by MASShole9C1

» 2017 Kancamagus Ride
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:48 pm by Matt Trakker

» Midnight tour of the Allagash Ice Caves July 3rd!
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:09 am by boojum

» 95 9C1
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:55 pm by MalibuSSwagon

» '95 DCM RMW
Thu May 25, 2017 9:59 am by Redbeard

» Buick rear seat wanted (again)
Mon May 15, 2017 10:39 pm by MASShole9C1

» Dust off / hang out / mod day at my house May 20th
Sun May 14, 2017 11:10 am by toomanytoyz

» Spindles
Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:41 pm by MalibuSSwagon

» New Ride, New Forum!
Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:08 am by boojum

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
July 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
CalendarCalendar

Share | 
 

 Steering damper (mod)

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
MASShole9C1

avatar

Posts : 4228
Join date : 2009-12-16

PostSubject: Steering damper (mod)   Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:31 pm

Since reading into the pages of the link that Jay posted, about the Impala SS/ Chevy HurSSt Oldsmobile car I asked about, I liked the sound of this...

The steering damper that came on the Fleetwood and Roadmaster sounds like a good mod idea. For my driving habits and terrible road conditions, I'd like to consider "modding" one into the 9C1. 

Has anyone here modded one into a non optioned B body? Know someone who has? Has the parts?

I did read a bit on the big board, via google search. I came up with part numbers and prices from 3 years ago. Not much about what I'm asking here.

As for members that have them stock, could someone set aside some time to take pictures and measurements of the frame mounted bracket AND its location?

TIA for any help you may be able to provide!
Back to top Go down
IMPALADAKID
Admin
avatar

Posts : 1512
Join date : 2009-01-17
Age : 48

PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:47 pm

I have always recommended that mod to anyone running Impala ss wheels. It keeps the front wheels from tracking, and thee steering feels more controllable. Of course, I probably got it from that article.Rolling Eyes

_________________
2014 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 5.3 Aluminum V8 (My daily)
2007 Pontiac G6 VL 2.4 I4 (Wife's Daily)
Back to top Go down
MASShole9C1

avatar

Posts : 4228
Join date : 2009-12-16

PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:52 pm

IMPALADAKID wrote:
I have always recommended that mod to anyone running Impala ss wheels. It keeps the front wheels from tracking, and thee steering feels more controllable. Of course, I probably got it from that article.Rolling Eyes
Thanks for the added recommendation! It seems like a logical step with wider wheels/tires. I have already rebuilt the steering to include an alignment, but NEVER thought about this until tonight. Even after seeing so many in junk yards. Tracking and bump steer isn't BAD but its not GOOD either.
Back to top Go down
GasTT

avatar

Posts : 2675
Join date : 2009-01-19
Age : 29
Location : Treasure Coast, FL

PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:05 am

All you need is a center link, bracket and damper. Keep in mind the Fleetwood and roadmaster had the damper mounted on opposite sides of the frame. Fleetwood mounts on the drivers side and Roadmaster on the passenger side.
Back to top Go down
No Moa

avatar

Posts : 3886
Join date : 2009-02-21
Age : 45
Location : Midcoast Maine

PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:24 am

We need pictures.
Back to top Go down
http://www.collectorfbody.com
95brmw

avatar

Posts : 1432
Join date : 2009-11-10
Age : 33
Location : Connecticut

PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:13 pm

The Roadmaster one is discontinued (or was when I rebuilt my front end last year) but the Fleetwood one is available and supposedly for the Roadmaster too.
Back to top Go down
IMPALADAKID
Admin
avatar

Posts : 1512
Join date : 2009-01-17
Age : 48

PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:22 pm

I am not sure, but I think maybe the frame bracket is on all frames. Don't quote me. I do remember one of my caprice, or impala having it. I think. But I could be wrong. Maybe.

_________________
2014 Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Z71 5.3 Aluminum V8 (My daily)
2007 Pontiac G6 VL 2.4 I4 (Wife's Daily)
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Steering damper (mod)   

Back to top Go down
 
Steering damper (mod)
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» steering damper
» Steering box
» Power Steering does not work when cold.
» Freshened steering linkage
» Griffon Model WW2 Praga-Wilson Gearbox & Steering levers for Panzer 38(t)

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
BADASS of New England :: 91-96 B & D-body tech :: Modifications / Performance-
Jump to: