New steering column saves weight for Mustang racers

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Pro-Fab lightweight steering column designed for Ford Mustangs | ididit photos

Ididit has introduced a new lightweight steering column designed for 2005-2014 Ford Mustangs. The Pro-Fab unit weighs just 3.85 pounds, the company said, which would make it ideal for racing applications.

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“When paired with an ididit Performance quick-release steering hub and aftermarket lightweight steering wheel, the 6.8 pound combination offers a 15.2 pound weight savings over the 22-pound factory column,” the company’s news release noted.

The company, which is based in Tecumseh, Michigan, said the new Pro-Fab unit was designed for drag, autocross, road and off-road racing, is a direct factory replacement and bolts to the factory mounting points and shaft.

For details, visit the ididit website.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the Web and becoming the author of more than 15 books. In addition to being Editorial Director at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times, writes a weekly automotive feature for The Detroit News and is an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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