The Turbine Car is equipped with power steering and a newly designed idler-arm link-age. The power gear chuck is mounted on the front suspension cross member, and

Steering Linkage

hydraulic pressure for gear operation is supplied from the car's central hydraulic system. A relay link extends from the pitman arm of the power gear diagonally rearward through openings in the cross member to the right actuator-arm of the linkage.

The steering column angle, approximately 14 degrees from horizontal, gives the driver a comfortable "sports car" feel. The column has two universal joints. One is a fabric joint that blocks the steering column noise path, and the other is a ball-and-trunnion joint that permits linear movement to accommodate motion of the rubber-cushioned front suspension.

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