Re: [DMCForum] Steering rack boots: Lube for replacement?
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Re: [DMCForum] Steering rack boots: Lube for replacement?



Thanks for the info. I'm tearing it apart first thing in the morning
so I'll check this out. I've got a variety of new parts to install
here, track rod ends (from you), lots of new bushings from Toby, rack
boots, etc. If there's play in the thing then I should look at a new
(rebuilt?) one from DMCH for $350 I'm guessing?

-Ryan

On 1/6/06, Martin Gutkowski - DMC Ltd <martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Errrrm...... probably. But just check for play. Does the movement of the
> shaft translate precisely to movement of the track rod. Gan you tug and
> push on the track rods without any "clicking" feeling. It's quite normal
> for the assembly to feel slightly "gritty" but play is the enemy. Over
> here we do racks on exchange, and they're not too expensive so it comes
> under the "will worry about it when it goes wrong" heading!
>
> A small amount of play in the rack and track rod ends make a big
> difference to the way the car handles
>
> Martin
>


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