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Steering extention to rack question
Posted 04 June 2005 - 12:22 AM
2 questions. #1 Can I get a new rubber circle piece that bolts between the steering rack and the steering extention that PK davis sent me? The rack is good and the extention is good. But the rubber is kind of old and I am afraid its gonna tear and crack and my steering is gonna go bye bye!
My days off dont really fit that well with the Suby parts department schedule so I thought I would ask here first. Anyone have a really good used replacement to sell?
#2 I dont have reverse in 4lo but I have it in 4 hi. From doing a search it looks like I just need to adjust some linkages. Does the adjustment have to be done under the car or under the console area? (I assume under the car, but I figured I'd check as I am unsure if I need to mess with the main shifter or the 4WD one)
Posted 04 June 2005 - 02:54 AM
Posted 04 June 2005 - 08:41 PM
I've got pics from when my OE arrived with a part number and everything. Unfortunately taken before I became more "organized" with my photos. Its here on my laptop.. somewhere. If I find it, I'll let you know so you can compare.
I myself am going to have to engineer a fix for my ragjoint. The "extension" makes all the angles funky, and forces the rajgjoint to bend and flex like a universal because the steering rod isnt perfectly straight into the rack. I know the new one cant last too long like this. *sigh*
Posted 04 June 2005 - 10:25 PM
I'll try the dealer first. Failing that I will try autozone.
Do you know what I need to ask for at autozone for the part?
Like a steering rack coupler? or some other name?
Posted 04 June 2005 - 10:48 PM
fits perfectly and is much more durable. I have always run these on my vw's and have never had to replace one.
Discount Import parts in Milwaukie or Beaverton will have these in stock. Make sure to get the urethane one.
Posted 04 June 2005 - 11:16 PM
Its so cheap AND more durable.
I'll look into it tomorrow
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