ZA, ZB and Varitone Tech Tips

Photo Tutorials, Front Axle

Tutorial: Steering Rack

Steering rack: IMG_6008

First style of steering rack mount (car #15544 & older - solid mount) is on right, later style (car #15545 & newer - with Bushing) on left. Easy to see why early rack cannot be retrofit with bushings.

Taking a closer look at the mounting differences between an early and a late steering rack, and the “correct” way to mount one of the later ones.

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