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Thread: Steering rack

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    Some Boost Sick Puppy's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    Lebanon, CT, USA

    Steering rack

    I need a new/rebuilt rack for my 2R, it's leaking and has a bad inner tie rod. I was told to stay away from A-1/Cardone rebuilt racks. Are there other sources for reman racks? Are there kits for rebuilding the rack? I have a 'donor' SVO and I'm willing to give a try to rebuild it myself.
    TIA, Paul
    86 SVOs = 2A - Drag & 2R - Driver & 1C - Rusty
    84 GT Turbos = 'verts & hatch

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    Some Boost Under Pressure's Avatar
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    Jul 2014
    newnan, ga.
    I got a rebuilt one from Summit Racing, it's been working good with no leaks.
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    Building Boost Art Vandelay's Avatar
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    May 2012
    St. Louis, MO
    Beyond general reliability problems, you also have to consider that a rebuilt rack might not have the right valving for a performance application. '03 Cobra is the one most people want, but there are reports of these racks not feeling anything like a real Cobra rack. AGR sells an expensive rack that claims to have Cobra R valving and I think it's worth a look. Flaming River sells a ridiculously expensive rack, and it's interesting because it's the only one out there with a quick 12:1 ratio.

    This dilemma is ultimately what led me to go with an electric power steering system.

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    Half Boost
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    May 2012
    Oconomowoc, WI
    That is the advantage to getting your stocker rebuilt, they use the same valving so you get what you had.

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