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Hot!Steering rack, advice please

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2021/07/22 11:26:13 (permalink)
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Steering rack, advice please

Hi,
The steering rack on my 1970 V6 had developed some play in it on the driver's side. I have never worked on a steering rack and am really not confident enough to dismantle it. I can find no where in Australia that supplies recon racks or offers to recondition them. The only source appears to be Burtons on an exchange basis, a time consuming and expensive exercise. Is there anyone out there who can offer advice or point me in the right direction re: a recon rack or someone who can rebuild mine? Much appreciated.
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    Robbie
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    Re: Steering rack, advice please 2021/07/22 12:30:12 (permalink)
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    hey mate, these guys did my rack a year or two ago. I see your in Sa so that works

    https://ogautomotiveservices.com.au/
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    Johnscapris
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    Re: Steering rack, advice please 2021/07/22 14:01:41 (permalink)
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    John at Capri Spares in Brisbane does rebuilds for $285.  Mob 0419673327.
     
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    martymexico
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    Re: Steering rack, advice please 2021/07/23 12:18:22 (permalink)
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    I can rebuild the rack, I've done 100s and converted to quick rack . Capri uses some different parts to escort but I should be able to sort it. I'm in SA near Mawson lakes , give me a PM
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    Re: Steering rack, advice please 2021/07/25 17:24:55 (permalink)
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    From what I know you can add or subtract a shim on the driver's side for play to fix it up. A better option is to change the original bearings. Makes it much smoother.
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    Re: Steering rack, advice please 2021/07/25 17:34:35 (permalink)
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    Lotusmarques.com you canna hand a man a greater rack. Hope that helps.
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