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I have not restored a 1935 Ford, so I cannot speak from experience, but bad and incorrect parts are sold every day.

 

The 1935 passenger worm gear should be 2.89 inches long and have either a 15 or an 89 stamped on the gear, the sector gear is P/N 48-3575 and the parts catalog does not give any identifying information.

 

You can probably get better help on the Early Ford V-8 Club web forum. There are several people who have restored 1935 Fords that monitor that Forum.

 

https://www.earlyfordv8.org/forum/index.cfm

 

The Forum is free to registered participants and it is dedicated to Fords built between the years 1932-1953.

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  • 5 months later...

Hi, 

I'm also restoring a 35 Phaeton that needs the worm and sectors replacing but my car is right hand drive.

 My research shows that the 1935 steering has a 15 to 1 ratio, and the 1936 is a 17 to 1 ratio. I wonder if you have been supplied a mix of parts for the 2 different ratios, or perhaps one part is RHD and the other is for LHD as the parts are not interchangeable.

 My quest for RHD parts continues.

Best regards

Viv.

 

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