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Thread: Power steering rack

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    May 2017
    Bakersfield, Ca.
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    Power steering rack

    For anyone that has the FFR power steering rack, the instructions say to slide the metal spacer and bushing into the mounting holes of the rack. Mine came with bushings and metal sleeves already installed. Do I try and remove the existing to install the supplied parts or install as is? I have test fitted the bolts and they go in snug so it would seem that I can install as is.

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    Feb 2011
    Lake Orion, Michigan
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    Yes, remove the stock bushings and sleeves and replace with the kit provide poly bushings and sleeves.
    Build 1: Mk3 Roadster #5125. Sold 11/08/2014.
    Build 2: Mk4 Roadster #7750. Sold 04/10/2017. #7750 Build Thread
    Build 3: Mk4 Roadster 20th Anniversary #8674. 03 of 20. 2015 crate Coyote, 2015 IRS. Legal 04/18/2017. #8674 Build Thread
    Build 4: Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe #59. Delivered 12/2/2017. #59 Coupe Build Thread

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    Senior Member Yama-Bro's Avatar
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    Jul 2012
    Kearney Nebraska
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    Yep, what Paul said. I have some pictures in post #55 of my build thread of when I was stuck on the same thing and these guys helped me out. Check them out if you need more detail.
    Started dreaming of a Cobra around 1987
    Purchased Complete Kit 6/9/2017, Delivered 9/4/2017, Rolling Chassis 3/30/2018
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    Serial #9158
    Design Engineer at BluePrint Engines

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    Kildeer, IL
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    And if you want to spend some money, Breeze has solid mount bushings that lowers the rack and reduce bump steer. I purchased a pair at the recommendation of the build school and is mounts the rack solid to the frame. we'll see how much it helps.
    Mk4 Roadster #3919, complete kit Received 4-10-18. Moser 8.8. Wilwood front and back brakes. Blue Print 427 w TKO 600

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