RE: [DML] REBUILD OF STEERING RACK
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RE: [DML] REBUILD OF STEERING RACK



I wish to retract my previous statement.  After verifying with an expert the
Delorean rack is indeed different... there should be about 3 oz of 90w in
the boots... you learn something new every day!

Richard

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From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
mike clemens
Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 3:49 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] REBUILD OF STEERING RACK




This is a PS,

If you are running your rack with grease only, this is wrong, IMHO. Look at
the diagrams, look at the holes in your rack, look at your manual. 90W gear
oil needs to go from the bearings, "ALL" the way out to the boots. If the
you have grease only in your rack, then the outer parts cannot be lubricated
if you have an intrusion of sea water, rain water, or even beer. Those
rubber boots wear out, as most of us know, allowing the entry to who knows
what.

The boots are there for a reason, to keep the 90W oil in, not to keep
foreign crap out. The tie rod bearings need to be lubricated, 100% of the
time.

"This has been added because one of my "sources" says use "grease" vice 90W
oil". 

Mike TPS 1630





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