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Speedway Vega Cross Steering Box

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Specs
Centerline of Holes:
4.375
Material Type:
Steel
Overall Length:
5.75
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Finish:
Painted
Thread Pitch:
10mm Mounting Holes
Input Shaft Diameter:
0.625
Output Shaft Diameter:
1.00
Input Shaft Spline Count:
36
Output Shaft Spline Count:
32 and 4 master
Turns Lock to Lock:
5 Turns
Garage Sale:
No
Notes
Lock to lock is 5 turns. It comes pre-lubed. 20:1 ratio, which is stock Vega.
Speedway Vega Cross Steering Box
Speedway Vega Cross Steering Box
Speedway Vega Cross Steering Box

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Details

Reviews

Q & A

What's in the Box

The Vega Manual Steering Box is the foundation of a cross steering system, which is the most popular steering system for modern Hot Rods. These boxes are compact, durable and are getting more scarce every day. 

This unit bolts up to all normal Vega-type brackets and accepts Vega-spline u-joints, pitman arms and accessories. Durable cast iron and machined steel construction will give years of high-mileage service.

  • New castings and components
  • Faithful reproduction of size, shape and mounting hole locations
  • No core charge

Cross Steering Guide (GIF)

Note:  Vega steering box is not adjusted at the factory and therefore, it is necessary that the steering box be adjusted upon installation per the instructions as provided on the PDF instruction sheet.

910-32204 Instructions (PDF)

Notes

  1. Must use pitman arm #702-2924 or #702-2925.
  2. Recommended for vehicles under 2800 lbs.
  3. The Vega box is the best choice for Model T - 1934 Ford chassis. 1935-48 chassis can use this Vega box or, if you need power steering, use Saginaw box 910-32500. 
  • Output Shaft (for Pitman arm):
    • Splined area tapers from .997" to .934"
  • Centerline through the output shaft to the front of the box is about 3"
  • Overall length of the box not including the input shaft is 5-3/4"
  • Input shaft extend rearward 1-3/16"
  • From adjust screw to end of output shaft is 8"
  • From outside of box to area on mounting surface is 4-1/2"
  • Box has a swell in the casting that extends past the mounting legs an additional 1/4"
  • Mounting pattern is 2-3/4" and 4-3/8" center to center of the three mounting holes

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
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MrGreg
CA
Product Rating

Worthwhile upgrade

March 15, 2015
I installed this on a '35 Ford coupe. After a few adjustments, steering is very positive with only slight play. It drives like a different car. I was concerned about clearance next to the Buick 3.8 L but there was plenty of room.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Allend43
CA
Product Rating

Worked great!

September 03, 2013
Used on my Camaro dragcar, works like a champ! It is a lot lighter than the heavy original factory box. I would recommend to anyone.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Jim
Verified Purchaser
Kenosha, WI
Product Rating

Needs better quality control.

September 14, 2012
The first one had greater than 8 in. of free play at the steering wheel. A replacement was sent and the adjusting retainer nut was loose. The second box required a lot of adjustment. If it does not stay in adjustment I will replace it with a Flaming River unit.
No, I would not recommend this product.
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NYD @ Homs hillbilly hot rods
Verified Purchaser
Conroe Texas
Product Rating

more for your money

March 24, 2012
installed in a 28 ford worked great easy to adjust , makes car feel like a new car
Pros:
  • Easy To Use
  • Durable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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petes32
Verified Purchaser
Auckland, New Zealand
Product Rating

Fantastic communication and fast deliver

February 16, 2015
Ordering was simple, staff helpful and delivery went extremely well. Tracking system worked a treat and the Vega steering box arrived in one week after I accepted the 1-2 week delivery option. Couldnt ask for more and the part has been fitted so now have great positive steering in our 32 tudor.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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91032204

Product Q&A

7 questions : 8 answers

1 answers

WHERE IS THE BOX ID # LOCATED I HAVE A '30 MODEL "A" WITH YOUR 4 LINK & TUBE FRONT AXLE AND HAVE A STEERING BOX THAT IS SAID TO BE A VEGA WITH A # C7ZR3550A ON IT AND NEED TO KNOW IF THIS IS THE ID OR IS IT SOME WHERE ELSE HELP ME

30blucrz
CALIFORNIA USA
January 14, 2015

WHERE IS THE BOX ID # LOCATED I HAVE A '30 MODEL "A" WITH YOUR 4 LINK & TUBE FRONT AXLE AND HAVE A STEERING BOX THAT IS SAID TO BE A VEGA WITH A # C7ZR3550A ON IT AND NEED TO KNOW IF THIS IS THE ID OR IS IT SOME WHERE ELSE HELP ME

Answers

January 15, 2015
EricM
We apologize for limited availability of actual part number. The number you referenced is likely the casting number and not informative as far as the actual part number. If your steering box follows the specifications listed on our website and is mounted on the frame with the pitman arm pointing forward and the drag link going to the passenger side front wheel it is likely the Vega box. The other GM boxes like the 525 and others does not have the same general appearance and are a lot bigger. Under the details tab there are some dimensions and shaft size to compare with your box.
1 answers

Can I use this box for traditional steering with the pitman arm facing up? I have it mounted below the frame rail with the pitman arm pointed up. It seems like it will work but your guides all say not to use it for straight steering. Now I'm nervous.

89johnny
Ohio
July 17, 2014

Can I use this box for traditional steering with the pitman arm facing up? I have it mounted below the frame rail with the pitman arm pointed up. It seems like it will work but your guides all say not to use it for straight steering. Now I'm nervous.

Answers

July 17, 2014
EricM
The geometry would be o.k. and could work for traditional steer running the drag link to the drivers side wheel when mounted with the output shaft pointing to the outside of the car and pitman arm pointing up. In doing so you would want to use a box with grease for lubricant as one with liquid may run the input shaft gear out of the oil.
1 answers

What type of lubricant is used in the gear box?

32Rodder
Camarillo, CA, USA
June 26, 2014

What type of lubricant is used in the gear box?

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June 26, 2014
EricM
The Speedway Vega box utilizes a lightweight gear grease similar to the weight in a grease gun cartridge. The Flaming River box on the other hand uses gear oil.
1 answers

what is the steering ratio of this box?

SkoonsHotRods
June 08, 2014

what is the steering ratio of this box?

Answers

June 10, 2014
EricM
The Vega box has 5 turns lock to lock and features a 20:1 ratio.
2 answers

what is the vehicle weight limit of this box?

indiana
August 29, 2011

what is the vehicle weight limit of this box?

Answers

September 04, 2013
Allend43
It works fine on my 1970 Camaro drag car, and it is in no way lightened up in the front, from what it was from factory.
August 30, 2011
John
The Vega box is a choice of many hot rodders because of it’s size and weight. It is designed for lighter weight vehicles under 3000 pounds but is readily used on the Tri-5 gassers and many heavier high power street rods. If you have a heavy vehicle and looking for a heavy duty box you may want to consider the 525 box under part number 91032277 which will function the same way as a Vega in a heavier version.
1 answers

will this work on a 53 chevy belair with the speedway straight axle and a steering column from speedway

twspunky
corydon,indiana
December 10, 2011

will this work on a 53 chevy belair with the speedway straight axle and a steering column from speedway

Answers

December 12, 2011
John
Part number 91032204 This lightweight and compact Vega box is the answer to a lot of hot rod builders. It can be used in your 53 Chevy along with the gasser axle front ends. If a heavier box is desired we also offer 91032277 which is a 525 box with similar attributes and depending on pitman arm can be used just like the Vega on cross steer applications.
1 answers

what spline is on this box

whitehall pa
March 08, 2011

what spline is on this box

Answers

March 11, 2011
Jason R.
The Input shaft (for steering u-joint) is 5/8-36 spline.
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