Author Topic: AFCO 30271 1978-88 GM Metric Improved Geometry Steering Center Link?  (Read 1573 times)

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https://www.speedwaymotors.com/AFCO-30271-1978-88-GM-Metric-Improved-Geometry-Steering-Center-Link,48370.html

Anyone familiar with this part?

How does it compare to using the original center link & an aftermarket tie rod bump steer kit?

Will it perform as well or better with a tie rod that has a ball joint at each end, vs. a Heim joint? Does the spindle end of the tie rod still need to be mounted lower?

I'm thinking a ball joint would be preferable to a Heim joint for street driver longevity.

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Re: AFCO 30271 1978-88 GM Metric Improved Geometry Steering Center Link?
« Reply #1 on: April 24 2023, 12:13:28 AM »
Found a few reviews that state the left hand turning range is reduced.

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Re: AFCO 30271 1978-88 GM Metric Improved Geometry Steering Center Link?
« Reply #2 on: April 24 2023, 09:18:44 AM »
That is interesting.  I guess the real question is if this is mainly a theoretical improvement that cannot be noticed in normal driving, or is it something that can be seen, noticed, felt on the street?
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Re: AFCO 30271 1978-88 GM Metric Improved Geometry Steering Center Link?
« Reply #3 on: April 24 2023, 01:53:20 PM »
Typically AFCO parts are circle track racing. Might be worth a phone call to Afco directly to verify the part will work in your application.
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Re: AFCO 30271 1978-88 GM Metric Improved Geometry Steering Center Link?
« Reply #4 on: April 24 2023, 03:13:48 PM »
It should be ok if your on a right hand circle track
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