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Old 05-11-2018, 04:08 PM
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Default Rack and Pinion conversion

Ive seen a Number of threads on this and the ones linked in the Technical Recource Page but Iím donít see where anyone lists any specific pat number of a rack and steering colum connection parts they used. I see a mention about using a K car rack and a Taurus, but no details. Does anybody have details?

Iím also wondering about the pump, Iíve read where the OEM pump will not have enough pressure, but can I use it and if steering is to hard replace it? I have the newer style one piece pump, like in rye mustang, does it also have too little pressure? Is there a replacement pump tgat works well?

I welcome all input on this subject.
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Old 05-11-2018, 04:23 PM
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Boris, I got your email and I tried to reply but your email address kept failing. Make sure your email address is correct.

CLICK HERE for answers to your rack and pinion questions.

I did NOT use any K-car parts in mine although I would imagine it's possible. Go through the linked thread. I explained my conversion in detail. - Dave
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I am working on this conversion among many other things. It is a big project, but if you get you take time and think it through nothing is really that difficult. One thing that I did was use some small pieces of scrap and tack weld them between the engine crossmember and tie rods so I could keep the steering geometry as close as possible.
To me the hardest part is holding the new rack up so you can mock up brackets. The brackets simple L shaped, I welded mine out of metal I had laying around but could have had a Lot bent and only had to drill holes for the mount.
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