Steering system installation
The steering setup will be "improved stock components", just like the suspension. We're rebuilding and restoring what we can, and buying some parts new. The biggest change is the move from the factory power steering to manual steering by using an adapter piece. More on that later.
This being my first experience with this sort of steering linkage design ("recirculating ball w/ drag link", instead of a more modern "rack-and-pinion"), I had to sort of figure out what I was looking at as it came apart.
First up, the steering box . Here's how it came out of the car:
Astute readers will note that without a steering column and wheel, it's not really done. I'd ask the astute readers to keep their collective criticisms to themselves. I'm working on it.