Once you’ve got your vintage Chevrolet C10 pickup looking spiffy once more, your job is only half done. In order to make your Chevy truck road-ready again, you must next tackle the vehicle’s essential systems, such as the brakes, the exhaust, and the suspension among others. While all of the aforementioned areas are important to the vehicle’s overall operation, you would be driving in a straight line and in a straight line alone if it were not for the many C10 steering components present.
A Chevrolet C10 steering system is comprised of parts located inside the cabin (highlighted by the steering wheel), the engine compartment, and at the axles. Though they are scattered throughout the build, the various steering components communicate through the efficient transfer of fluid via a number of connecting hoses and lines. Together, the dozens of C10 steering parts collaborate to follow the commands of the driver to guide the vehicle in the desired directions.
Depending on what shape your truck is currently in, the steering system could be in need of some major TLC. Replacing the tie rod ends is an important step in restoring any Chevy C10 steering system. Over the years, a great deal of slack can build up and the steering joints can wear down, which will severely impact your handling capabilities. Swapping out the inner and outer tie rod ends on both sides of the vehicle can fix your handling and steering feel, making your classic truck enjoyable to drive again!
If you are looking for a more robust C10 steering upgrade, making the switch from manual to power steering can be a game changer. As its name implies, a Chevy C10 power steering system eases the effort on the part of the driver so that he or she does not have to exert as much force when turning the wheel. A power steering system entails adding a power steering pump, reservoir, and box among other components to your vehicle.
They are not always the cheapest upgrades, but the benefits of a power steering system are second-to-none. Whether you want to switch from manual to power or if you simply need one or two OE reproductions, you can’t go wrong with new Chevrolet C10 steering parts!
Find the Best Chevy C10 Steering Parts at CJ’s
A steering system is often one of the most neglected areas in a vehicle, and if you have not given yours the attention that it deserves in some time, you could face a slew of problems in the not-too-distant future. If you begin to feel excessive vibrations while driving, particularly at low speeds, chances are that the problem resides somewhere within the C10 steering system.
Similarly, if the vehicle is constantly pulling to one side or the other or if you hear squeaking or grinding noises, you will want to correct the issue as soon as possible. The best way to remain safe on the roadway at all times is to identify the problems early and swap out the damaged components in a timely manner.
With that in mind, CJ’s is proud to be your one-stop-shop for the best Chevy C10 steering parts and upgrades around! Because we are dedicated to helping you rebuild your vintage pickup to be better than ever, CJ’s only carries C10 steering mods from the most trusted names in the industry. Regardless of which popular brand that you select, you can rest easy knowing that your rig will run smoothly for many years to come!
In order to appeal to Chevrolet owners from all walks of life, CJ’s carries a variety of replacement steering parts for both manual and power steering vehicles. The OE components include new ball joints, idler arms, pitman arms, and tie rods among others. Because they are so important to the steering system’s overall functionality, CJ’s offers Concours Correct inner and outer tie rod ends for both the driver and passenger sides.
Along with the many individual components, CJ’s sells a number of kits, including power steering kits, which will revamp that boring manual steering system in one-fell-swoop. Be sure to note your build’s correct year before you make your final purchase. What are you waiting for? Head over to CJ’s for the best C10 steering upgrades on the market today!