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



Oh Key Doh Key,  Thanks Josh.  Mr. Mike Griese, How do I post this to DMC News??
 
The "How To" is a little over 2.3 meg, which includes detailed pictures plus the writeup;  I have been asked to post this on DMC Talk, but since it was brought up here, I want the News to have a chance to see it first.
 
Mike   TPS   1630
 


--- On Thu, 4/16/09, mike clemens <rmclemns@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


From: mike clemens <rmclemns@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [DML] REBUILD OF STEERING RACK
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009, 1:05 PM








[Hi Mike,

You'll have to talk to head moderator Mike Griese about it!

Good luck,
Josh (Moderator for the week)]

Bill,
 
I think you missed my point about the "cutting edge" comment, that was supposed to be a jab at how outdated everything was since it was all being used on many other cars.
 
Wait till you see my $0.78 fix for my steering rack rebuilt.  It will make you proud!!  The rack is done, the writeup is done, and pictures are taken.  All I have left is one more proof read and then figure how to put it in the tech section.  Anybody got any hints on how to go about posting this------moderator ??
 
Mike    TPS    1630
 

--- On Thu, 4/16/09, content22207 <brobertson@carolina .net> wrote:

From: content22207 <brobertson@carolina .net>
Subject: Re: [DML] REBUILD OF STEERING RACK
To: dmcnews@yahoogroups .com
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2009, 6:10 AM

>--- In dmcnews@yahoogroups .com, rmclemns@... wrote:
>
> One thing to remember, our car is "cutting edge", 1970's technology, 

Actually it's pretty pedestrian 1970's technology. The engine dates to the late 1960's. K-Jet was introduced in 1975. Lotus has been using backbone frames since the early 1960's. The list goes on: standard brakes, standard steering rack (albeit filled with oil rather than grease), standard headlights, etc. Even our substandard Lucas components were off the shelf.

A plausible argument can be made that VARI was cutting edge. Even Lotus wasn't using it yet in 1981. 

Torsion bars are not cutting edge -- Volkswagen had been using them in its suspensions since the 1930s. 

Gull wing doors are a styling cue, not technology.

That is why I smile to myself every time I buy gas and somebody off the street comments that DeLorean was "ahead of its time." If they only knew....

Bill Robertson
#5939

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