Re: [DML] Re: Steering Rack Play Adjustment
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Re: [DML] Re: Steering Rack Play Adjustment



Thanks Dave - everything else checks out ok.  Guess I have a new
rack in my future.  Not bad.  First replacement part in about 8 years.

--
Mike

-------------- Original message from "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>: -------------- 


> Other possible areas to rule out before condeming the rack: 
> The rubber bushings that hold the rack to the frame 
> The tie rod ends 
> A loose U-joint bolt holding it to the shaft 
> If the play is evenly spread, ie, you have the same looseness at the 
> ends of travel as in the center then you can try removing shims. 
> Typically most of the wear happens at the center of the rack, none on 
> the ends so if you try removing shims it will be too tight on the 
> ends. The only fix is to machine the whole rack and then fit it 
> together again. Fortuntely rebuilt racks are available. Unfortunely 
> they are not cheap. P J Grady had some at the DCS '08 show, they 
> looked pretty! 
> David Teitelbaum 
> vin 10757 


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