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Guest Message by DevFuse
 

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Broken steering linkage


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#1 Guest_subieman_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 01:34 PM

Not sure if I'm using the right term by steering linkage, but I need some help on how to fix it. My 90 Legacy Sedan was involved in a hit and run while it was parked on the street. Looks to me that the whole rack needs to be replaced. If any of you have an idea on how I could fix it that would be wonderful. Here's a picture....

<img src="http://www.420crew.com/z1m/gallery/albums/Jeremys-Subies/IMAG0015_Small.jpg" style="border:0;"/>

#2 Guest_scoobtech_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 10:16 PM

From the pic , it looks like all you need is an inner & outer tie rod end. Both of these are replaceable parts . You will also need an align after these repairs . Just my observation from 1 pic though . 0]

#3 Guest_TinyClark_*

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 11:07 PM

Isn't that the end of the drive axle coming down from the top of the pic?

#4 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 26 June 2003 - 06:17 AM

No that's the steering linkage.

It looks like the swaybar drop link is busted too.

I don't think you'll need a new steering rack, but like scoobtech said you'll need the tierod and anything associated with it

#5 Guest_subieman_*

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Posted 26 June 2003 - 09:57 AM

Thanks guys. I'll stop in the junk yard today and see what I can find. I've never taken the rack apart before, so this should be a fun project. hehe :lol:

#6 Guest_scoobtech_*

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Posted 26 June 2003 - 06:52 PM

I think you are right Josh , I missed that one . This was more fun than a Where's Waldo pic. :rollin:




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