As the steering system is crucial for being able to go anywhere, be sure to only consider high-quality steering components that are built to last. This includes steering racks, pumps, and hoses, as well as tie rods, ball joints, and other suspension components that can affect steering performance.
Consider the performance characteristics you want from your steering system, such as improved responsiveness, smoother handling, or better road feel. Also, be wary that some systems are designed for comfort and lightness while others are designed for responsiveness which means that these tend to be heavier.
Upgrading your steering system can improve performance, but it's important to ensure that any modifications you make are done with safety in mind. Consider how any upgrades may affect the handling and stability of your vehicle and make sure that you're comfortable with any changes before hitting the road.
We already mentioned that mods such as lift kits, big wheels, and knobby tires affect the car’s steering system drastically. This is why it’s a good idea to hold off on modifying your steering system until you are completely set on your wheels, tires, and most of your vital suspension mods.