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Old 03-14-2011, 09:50 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SentraSE-R View Post
It's likely nowhere near that bad. My family owned two Ford Galaxy 500s w/o PS before my dad bought a Crown Vic. The Galaxies were just as large, and nearly as heavy, but we only had problems steering them when parking. Steering effort was not a problem with speeds >5 mph.
Don't forget that large cars with manual steering likely would have had different ratios than a power assisted one.
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