Steering rack

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Steering rack

by Robs-se » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:05 pm

Is it possible to get to the drivers side mounting bolts by just taking off the wheel. I want to see if the bolts are loose or the rack is knacked before actually taking the servo and header tank and other bits off unnecessarily
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Re: Steering rack

by Robs-se » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:26 am

i suspect the rack is loose in some way as i can grab hold of the tie rods where they meet in the middle of the rack and waggle it up and down where as on the old astra i had you couldnt move it at all like that. I'm hoping the rack has failed or come loose and not rusted away from the bulk head
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Re: Steering rack

by Fraz » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:37 am

is the lock tab still on the bolts ?? if not they may well have worked lose ...15mm
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Re: Steering rack

by Robs-se » Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:16 am

yep that's still there, when giving the tie rods a waggle its the whole rack that moves
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Re: Steering rack

by Robs-se » Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:21 pm

Passenger side is solid so need to check drivers side and hopefully its not the mount on the bulk head rusted away
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